Online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
An organizational leadership degree can provide a path to many different management positions. The skills gained can prove useful in both the public and private sectors. The abilities honed in this program can help organizations function with efficiency.
Next start date: 01/09/2023
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is an organizational leadership degree?
An organizational leadership degree is an academic program that focuses on developing effective leaders. Organizational leaders set strategic goals for the organization and motivate employees to successfully carry out assignments in service to those goals.
Why get an organizational leadership degree?
You should consider an organizational leadership bachelor of arts degree if becoming a manager and leader in your field of work is a goal of yours. This is not a business degree; the focus is on leadership rather than aspects of business. So, it's worth earning an organizational leadership degree if you’re looking to be an effective leader in a variety of sectors.
The exact duties of a leader will vary depending on the industry and organization you work for. But these key skills you gain through this program will be useful in most all leadership roles:
- Conflict management.
- Critical thinking.
- Decision making and problem solving.
- Strategic planning.
What can you do with an organizational leadership degree?
Organizations in the private, public and nonprofit sectors all have a demand for effective leaders. These companies need leaders with the ability to communicate clearly, motivate their teams and, thereby, improve the company’s bottom line. This program will help you develop the skills necessary to lead organizations toward accomplishing their goals and objectives.
Organizational leadership courses
This degree encourages deep dives into ideas central to leading modern organizations. You will study behavioral dynamics, resource allocation and more. The broad range of topics and focus on leadership create a comprehensive experience. You aren't only prepared to work in the field, but to excel.
PMG 240: Introduction to Project Management
OGL 220: Behavioral Dynamics in Organizations (SB)
OGL 365: Special Topics
OGL 345: Organizational Ethics (HU)
OGL 340: Special Topics
OGL 260: Resource Allocation in Organizations
OGL 481: Organizational Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 343: Social Processes in Organizations (SB)
What jobs can you get with an organizational leadership degree
Organizational leadership degree graduates have the skillset to qualify for many managerial roles across the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Potential career opportunities include:
Organizational leadership admission requirements
You are considered a first-year student for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
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