Well-developed leadership skills are critical for professional success in today's fast-paced organizations. The online Bachelor of Science Business Studies in Organizational Leadership program provides maximum flexibility for transferring in previously earned college credits while focusing on the leadership and management knowledge and skills you're seeking.
The organizational leadership degree online program features courses on managing change, organizational behavior and management principles, designed to instill effective leadership skills for use in businesses, nonprofits and government organizations.
At Southern New Hampshire University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. The online BS Business Studies in Organizational Leadership program has been developed in consultation with professionals to ensure students learn real-world applicable concepts.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your organizational leadership degree online at SNHU include:
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 increasing. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment for management occupations may grow by 9 percent through 2026.*
The organizational leadership degree online curriculum focuses on effective leadership tools for survival, growth, productivity improvements and conflict management in today's increasingly complex business environment.
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. Writing Intensive Course.
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. Team intensive course.
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. Team intensive course.
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. Team intensive course.
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.
OL - one (1) Organizational Leadership or Business course at the 300+ level Minimum Credits: 3
Free Elective Credits: 27
Total Credit: 120
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer financial aid packages to those who qualify, plus a 30 percent tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.
No Application Fee, $150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well as several other accrediting bodies. More...
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