BS Business Studies: Organizational Leadership Degree Online

Is the Business Studies-Organizational Leadership Online Degree Right for You?

Would leadership skills help you perform more effectively in your job? Have you previously attended college, but were unable to complete your degree program? If so, you should consider earning your online bachelor's degree in organizational leadership  at SNHU.

Well-developed leadership skills are critical for professional success in today's fast-paced organizations. The business studies degree in organizational leadership provides maximum flexibility for transferring in previously earned college credits while focusing on the leadership and management knowledge and skills you're seeking.

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Why the Business Studies Online Organizational Leadership Degree at SNHU?

As a private, nonprofit, accredited university, SNHU focuses on ensuring you have the necessary skills to succeed. Whether you enroll in the business studies-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 mostaffordable 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 online organizational leadership degree programs have 24/7/365 access to class – attend when it is most convenient for you.

Focus on Managing Change and More

The online bachelor's degree in organizational leadership program includes leadership courses on managing change, organizational behavior and management principles. Develop effective leadership skills for use in businesses, nonprofits and government organizations.
Organizational Leadership Employment Opportunities

Completion of the organizational leadership degree online or at our New England-based campuses opens career opportunities in a number of fields. 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 from 2010 through 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 Studies Organizational Leadership Degree Online Program Curriculum

The business studies online organizational leadership degree curriculum focuses on effective leadership tools for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict management in today's increasingly complex business environment. The program includes major courses and 10 free electives.

Required Core Courses

Organizational Leadership Concentration Online Courses

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.
UC: ENG-10, ENG-120, ENG-121H or ENG-200; ADB-125
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.
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.
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.
ADB-125 or OL-125
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.
ADB-125 or OL-125 Junior prereg status

BUS/OL ELE - Students may select one 300 or 400-level Business or Organizational Leadership elective

Free Elective Credits: 27

Total Credits: 120

SNHU's online degree programs meet the needs of today's students while ensuring educational quality and real-world applicability. Contact us to learn more about the SNHU difference.

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