BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
COMPLETE THE DEGREE YOU STARTED YEARS AGO IN ONLY 15 MONTHS!
The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership is a 120 credit hour accelerated online program designed for working adults to complete their college degrees. Students transferring in 45 college credits or more can complete the degree in in as little as 15 months. Those students transferring in the minimum of 12 college credit hours can enroll in our portfolio class and learn how to submit a personalized portfolio to earn credit for work and life experiences.
Regardless of transfer credit, taking one 4-week online class at a time allows students to complete up 12 credits per semester each fall, spring, and summer and become a full time undergraduate student at St. Thomas University.
St. Thomas University’s Organizational Leadership degree is a nontraditional program serving busy adults. The curriculum emphasizes personal growth, individual values and advancement in areas of organizational development and human resources. The key courses are designed for advancing to successful leadership positions in a dynamic global environment.
GET A COMPETITIVE EDGE TO MOVE UPWARD!
- All ONLINE program for adults and working professionals
- Graduate in 15 months
- 4-week courses
- Take 1 course at a time
- Award credits for work and life experience
- Flexible program with personalized attention
- Equips you with skills that employers are looking for
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP HIGHLIGHTS
- The Organizational Leadership program enables learners to develop interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills, and the techniques of research and their applications.
- The courses in the Organizational Leadership program are foundational courses that will prepare you for leadership positions in multiple fields. The curriculum put emphasis on professional growth and organizational development; key ingredients for developing successful leaderships.
- Organizational Leadership graduates are successfully managing schools, businesses, hospitals, charities, law enforcement and government.
- The Organizational Leadership program has a 97% graduation rate.
Careers Available to Organizational Leadership Degree Graduates:
- Human Resource Manager
- Public Relations Manager
- Organizational Change Consultant
- Executive Director
- Supervisor Government
Employment of professional leaders such as human resources managers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2019 to 2026. As new companies form and organizations expand their operations, they will need human resources managers to oversee and administer their programs and to ensure that firms adhere to changing and complex employment laws.
Average salary for professional with an Organizational Leadership degree is $63,000.00
- At least 23 years of age.
- Have completed 12 or more semester hours of credit from an accredited college/post-secondary institution.
- Cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (on 4.0 scale) or better on all prior academic work.
- Demonstrate a minimum of three years of full-time work experience.
CREDITS FOR LEARNING FROM WORK EXPERIENCES
Adult students often bring with them years of on-the-job learning and experience. Our Prior Learning Assessment program allows you to demonstrate what you know and convert that knowledge to college credits. Our faculty will assess what you have previously learned to determine if it matches with the degree coursework. By taking an assessment to evaluate existing knowledge and skills, you can progress quickly towards the Bachelor of Arts degree. We show you how to use your knowledge and experience to earn up to 30 credits without taking a course.
Portfolio 300 and Portfolio 400 are offered to teach you how to incorporate you work & life experience into your degree completion plan. Request more information to find out how.
COLLEGE CREDIT EXAMS (CLEP)
CLEP exams allow degree seekers with prior knowledge of some college subjects the opportunity to take an exam, demonstrating their knowledge on the subject rather than taking the class. The CLEP exams reward existing knowledge and make it easier for students to earn college credits. Students obtaining satisfactory scores in a particular subject area can earn college credits.
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CURRICULUM COURSE SAMPLING
ORG 490 STRATEGIC POLICIES & PLANNING
ORG 300 ISSUES IN MANAGEMENT
ORG 225 MANAGING CHANGE IN THE WORKPLACE
ORG 320 ORGANIZATIONAL LAW
ORG 332 ORGANIZATIONAL PROMOTION
ORG 499A ACTION RESEARCH PROJEC
TPOR 300 ADULT DEVELOPMENT & LIFE ASSESSMENT
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“I am honored to be a Bobcat here at St. Thomas University, it is a phenomenal school to learn and achieve your goals. The curriculum here is very precise and challenging. St. Thomas University is a very unique school that meets every working parent’s needs. In today’s world, organizations have become more complex with everyday changes. Obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership have help me become very knowledgeable and ready to take on any challenge. The Organizational Leadership program offers varies courses designed solely to teach unique approach methods, training, and skills. Throughout the entire course I found ease within assignments, readings, and discussions while receiving full support from professors and classmates. Upon completion of my degree I received a promotion at my organization in the Human Resources department. I plan to continue my education here at St. Thomas University to better myself as an individual while achieving goals set forth. LET’S GO BOBCATS!”