Admission process

To apply to the KU Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program, students must complete the online application through the Business Centralized Application Service (BusinessCAS). All required materials are submitted directly through this service, and BusinessCAS will forward all application materials to your designated programs.

1. Apply online

Complete your application through BusinessCAS. Select the MS Organizational Leadership program as a designated program.

2. Upload documents

Upload the following required documents to your online application:

  • Copies of official transcripts showing attainment of a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 1–2-page personal statement about how this degree will help you pursue your goals
  • Recent copy of your civilian resume or Army Soldier Talent Profile (STP) or relevant service equivalent

3. Submit official transcripts

Official transcripts must be submitted to KU Graduate Admissions either by secure electronic transcript service via or postal mail to:

Graduate Admissions

The University of Kansas

1502 Iowa St.

Lawrence, KS 66045

For more information about submitting official transcripts, visit the Graduate Admissions application webpage (under "Application Requirements").

Please note: Acceptance into the M.S. in Organizational Leadership program is highly competitive and experientially based; applicants should possess a minimum of 8-10 years of managerial and leadership experience. This program is not open to international students that require I-20 documentation.