Point Loma Nazarene University


Point Loma Nazarene University is known for being forward-thinking. At PLNU, academics, faith, and community are all vital. Students benefit from this balanced approach to education and leave PLNU prepared to think, act, and contribute to the world. In addition to more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, PLNU offers graduate program regional centers throughout Southern California. PLNU serves more than 3,500 students.

Did you know?

  • Since 2004, over 90 percent of PLNU students who have applied for admission to medical, dental, optometry, pharmacy, and veterinary schools have been admitted.
  • In the 2008 Open Doors report, PLNU’s study abroad program ranked 15th in the nation (among master’s degree-granting institutions) for a percentage of undergraduates participating – about 30 percent of graduating seniors have studied abroad.
  • PLNU is nationally recognized for its leadership in the area of sustainability – winning San Diego Environmental Services Recycler of the Year Award four out of the last six years and being named one of America's 100 greenest schools by the Sierra Club in both 2010 and 2011.
  • Through PLNU's LoveWorks Short-term Mission Program, more than 2,000 students, faculty, staff, and alumni have served people in need in approximately 60 world areas.
  • PLNU’s Center for International Development researches sustainable business practices and solutions to global poverty.
  • Since 2005, 22 student films/TV programs have won awards or appeared at film festivals.
  • PLNU’s Speech and Debate Team has been the national champion in the National Parliamentary Debate Associations’ yearlong sweepstakes competition four out of the last seven years, competing against such schools as UC Berkeley and UCLA.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Campus Full time 20 months September 2019 USA San Diego

This program will equip you to fulfill your calling, with courses such as Leading in Diverse Communities, Managing Conflict and Change, Organizational Systems and Behavior, and more. [+]

You've felt a desire for something more, to become the leader you've been called to be.

You’re ready to take the next step in your career, to assume a greater level of leadership and control over your future. The Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership will equip you to lead others with genuine confidence and balance. This program is designed for working professionals with two delivery options to provide you the flexibility you need to earn your degree while continuing to work in your current role. Starting in Fall 2016 you can enroll in the 100% online format available from anywhere, or the in-person format that meets one night per week at our Mission Valley campus in San Diego.... [-]