BS in Business Administration Organizational Leadership Degree Online

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Organizational Leadership Degree Online from SNHU

Is the Organizational Leadership Degree Online Right for You?

If you want to improve your leadership skills or see yourself leading an organization, consider the BS in Business Administration-Organizational Leadership degree online at SNHU. Whatever your career goals, well-developed leadership skills are necessary for success in today’s fast-paced organizations, and our organizational leadership degree can help you get them.

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Why Choose the Organizational Leadership Degree Online at SNHU?

As a private, affordable nonprofit accredited university, SNHU focuses on ensuring you have the necessary skills to succeed. Whether you enroll in the organizational leadership degree online or at any of our five regional campuses, you will benefit from an SNHU education:
  • Quality education at one of the most affordable tuition rates available.
  • Choose how you want to learn: online, campus-based or a combination.
  • Professors and instructors who are actively involved with their students’ success.
  • High-quality instruction from business department faculty with a wealth of real-world organizational leadership expertise.
  • Students in our organizational leadership degree online programs have 24/7/365 access to class - attend when it is most convenient for you.

Business Administration-Organizational Leadership Degree Online Focus

The online organizational leadership degree program incorporates a global perspective and emphasizes the development and understanding of leadership skills, group and intergroup dynamics, organizational structure, design, change, culture and power. Students learn effective leadership skills for use in business, nonprofit and government organizations.

Online Organizational Leadership Degree Employment Opportunities

Completion of the organizational leadership degree opens career opportunities in a number of fields, including managerial and leadership roles in businesses, nonprofit agencies and government. Opportunities for skilled leaders are significant. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that new employment opportunities for managers will increase by 454,300 new jobs between 2010 and 2020.

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Transfer of Credit

If you're a student who wants to transfer to SNHU or if you simply want to finish what you’ve started, we try to make transferring as easy as possible. We will accept up to 90 transferred academic credits and we automatically complete an official credit evaluation as part of the application review process.

Business Administration-Organizational Leadership Degree Online Curriculum

Students in the online organizational leadership degree program benefit from a curriculum focusing on developing effective leadership tools for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in today's increasingly complex business environment.

Transfer of Credit

If you're a student who wants to transfer to SNHU or if you simply want to finish what you’ve started, we try to make transferring as easy as possible. We will accept up to 90 transferred academic credits and we automatically complete an official credit evaluation as part of the application review process.

Required Core Courses

Business Administration (BS) Online Major Courses

OL-211: Human Resource Management
This course examines the fundamentals of policies and administration. Major tasks of procedures and developing, maintaining and utilizing an effective team are studied. Students are introduced to international human resource management. Offered every semester.
OL-215: Principles of Management
This course is designed to examine the fundamentals and principles of management in order to develop an understanding of management in any formal organization. Special attention is paid to planning and decision-making. International management is also covered. Offered every semester. Writing Intensive Course.
Prerequisites:
ENG-10,ENG-120 ENG-121H or ENG-200 ADB-125 or OL-125 or TCI-250
OL-326: Social Environment of Business
This course examines the interrelationships among business, government and society and how these relationships evolve over time and shape our world. Through the use of readings, cases, and class discussions, students will examine a variety of important topics impacting the global business environment, including business power, corporate social responsibility, business ethics, regulation, multinational corporations, globalization, pollution and environmental quality. A key focus is on the historical origins of the tensions amongst wealth, virtue, and business and society in developed and developing nations and economies. Global marker. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
Junior prereg status
OL-342: Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on the primary factors that influence behavior in organizations. Emphasis is placed on leadership, group dynamics, inter- group dynamics, organizational structure and design, change, culture, power and politics, environment and technology and organizational behavior in an international context. Offered every year. Writing and team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
ADB-125 or OL-125 Junior prereg status

OL ELE - Students may select four (4) 300 or 400-level Organizational Leadership electives
*BUS-307 may count as a 300-level OL elective in the Major Courses if not taken as part of a concentration area
ECO/FIN - Students may select one Economics or Finance elective

Organizational Leadership Concentration Courses

OL-322: Managing Organizational Change
This course focuses on the effective management of human resources during the process of change. It emphasizes change management as a tool for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in the complex and volatile business environment of today and the future. Change in an international environment also is discussed. Offered every year. Team intensive course. Junior standing or permission of instructor.
Prerequisites:
ADB-215 or OL-215 Junior prereg status
OL-324: Managing Quality
Students study total quality management (TQM), which is crucial to efficient resource allocation and effective human resource management. Major factors affecting quality and strategies for effective total quality management are covered through the use of contemporary texts, reading, cases, exercises and simulations. International considerations also are studied. Offered every year. Team intensive course.
Prerequisites:
ADB-125 or OL-125
OL-328: Leadership
This course examines leadership as an inter-personal and intra-organizational phenomenon with an emphasis on student leadership development. It includes leadership assessment, leadership development, the leadership process, the contagious nature of leadership, leadership and productivity, motivation, and effective leadership styles and theories. An international perspective is included. Current readings, research, simulations and exercises are used. Offered every year. Team intensive course.
Prerequisites:
ADB-125 or OL-125

OL ELE - Students may select two 300 or 400-level (2) Organizational Leadership electives
*BUS-307 can satisfy a 300-level OL elective

Free Elective Credits: 15

Total Credits: 120

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