Master's in Community and Organizational Leadership

Phone: 715-346-2108


UW-Stevens Point Master's in Community and Organizational Leadership graduates at work

  • Sam Dinga '10Mentoring and Internship Coordinator at UW-Stevens Point
  • Amy Wiza '08Executive Director for Wisconsin/Nicaragua Partners


Phone: 715-346-2108

Choose Master's in Community and Organizational Leadership at UW-Stevens Point

Earn your Master of Science in Community and Organizational Leadership through the 100% online program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Gain expertise in innovative community development. Develop your skills in leadership, program planning, grant writing, and critical thinking so you can make an impact in your community.

Career opportunities in Master's in Community and Organizational Leadership

​With your master's degree from UW-Stevens Point in community and organizational leadership, you will be involved in interdisciplinary studies that enable you to:
  • build collaborative relationships with programs and resources in your community
  • assess community needs and determine best practices for change
  • learn budgeting, marketing, funding, grant writing, strategic planning and rational support for programs
  • plan, implement and evaluate programs
  • think critically, research and assess local and world issues 

Graduates of this program are employed in a variety of fields including:

  • Head Start Educational Services Coordinator
  • Non-Profit Founder
  • County Outreach Specialist
  • Extension Agent/Nutrition Educator
  • Long Term Health Care Specialist
  • Life Coach
  • Executive Director
  • Community Health Care Specialist
  • Prevention Specialist for Tobacco Cessation
  • Children's Social Worker
  • Territory Manager
  • First Home Coordinator
  • Hospital Outreach Specialist
  • Human Resource Project Coordinator
  • Community Alcohol and Drug Prevention Agent

Building your résumé

Profile Anyone with a passion for building meaningful relationships and structures that support strong, vibrant and resilient communities is encouraged to join us! Our students come to us with a wide variety of experiences and undergraduate degrees including sociology, education, marketing, recreation, communication and others. Become an agent of positive social change in local and international communities. Visit our student profiles to see where these skills could take you.

Outside the classroom

​Graduate faculty are available to assist your planning. Students complete a plan of study to build or enhance an area of expertise. Earn credit in the field via community projects. Students choose one of three culminating experiences.

Student support services

​You have the option to take one to three classes per term, helping you balance work, family and other responsibilities. The graduate program can be completed 100% online; log on when it’s best for your schedule. Finish in as few as 18 months or take several years. Financial aid and graduate assistantships available for those who qualify.