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BS in Organizational Leadership

National University
Program overview
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
San Diego
Intakes monthly

San Diego
Intakes monthly

Program description

BS in Organizational Leadership

Learn to lead the way in both smaller companies and large corporations or agencies with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. You’ll gain understanding in leadership theories and frameworks that organizational leadership professionals use to support and develop the skilled workforce that is so important to maintaining a competitive edge today.

The program begins with the premise that leadership is a skill that can be learned through the understanding of basic organizational theories, analysis of scenarios, evaluation of case studies, and dissection of complex problems. By taking this hands-on approach you’ll acquire valuable experiential knowledge and develop the leadership skills needed for team and group settings.

Admission requirements

  • All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee. Applicants who have not earned an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or who have completed fewer than 90 quarter (60 semester) units of transferable college credit must have graduated from high school, passed a high school level proficiency test or received a Certificate of Proficiency from a state Department of Education.
  • Applicants who are considered first time students based on the criteria below must attend an orientation course through WES Training and Development prior to enrolling.
  • Never attended a college or university
  • Education experience is limited to:
    • Competency based education
    • College level courses completed during high school
    • Advanced Placement (AP) credit
    • Military service or training
    • Prior learning credit (CLEP, Dantes, Excelsior, portfolio assessment, etc.)
  • High school graduates transferring from regionally accredited colleges and universities are admitted as degree students if their cumulative GPA is 2.0 or higher. Applicants with a GPA below 2.0 may be admitted on probationary admission if the Committee on the Application of Standards (Committee) judges that there is sufficient evidence of potential to complete college studies. Applicants below a 2.0 may submit a petition letter to their advisor for review by the Committee.
  • Individual degree programs may have additional admission requirements.
  • Complete an application for admission and enrollment agreement.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Non-Leadership Course Requirements

  • Legal Aspects of Business I
  • Prin. of Mgmt. & Organizations
  • Survey in HRM & OD
  • OR
  • Career Systems, & Training
  • Persuasion
  • OR
  • Professional Presentations
  • OR
  • Intro to Public Relations

Leadership Courses in the Major

  • Introduction to Leadership
  • Leading Diverse Groups & Teams
  • Adaptive Leadership in Change
  • Conflict/Negotiation for Ldrs.
  • Ldrship Overview of Org. Func.
  • Advanced Group Dynamic Theory
  • Ethics and Decision Making
  • Classic Studies of Leadership
  • Research for Leaders
  • Leadership Capstone Project

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Tuition fees

Please visit the university website for more information about tuition fees.

Qualification

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a personal leadership approach.
  • Identify challenges and advantages of diverse groups in organizations within a global environment.
  • Analyze negotiating styles of leaders, and compare and contrast the concepts of leadership and power.
  • Examine the strategies leaders use to motivate and evaluate members of groups and teams.
  • Evaluate the ethical implications of leadership decisions and strategies.
  • Explain how the classic studies have informed the understanding and application of leadership and organizational theory.

Career opportunities

Career Opportunities in Organizational Leadership

  • Chief Executive
  • Consultant
  • Educational Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Operations Manager
  • Philanthropy
  • Systems Analyst

Employers of Organizational Leadership Graduates

  • Business/Nonprofit
  • Colleges and universities
  • Local, state and federal government
  • Public and private industry

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About this institute

National University

Since 1971, National University (NU) has been dedicated to meeting the needs of our students by providing accessible, affordable, and achievable higher education opportunities. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to 25,000 students (400 international students from over...


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Contact info

National University

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92123 San Diego California
United States of America

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