Master the art of successful leadership by earning an online Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in organizational leadership. Well-developed leadership skills are critical for success in today’s fast-paced organizations, and SNHU’s organizational leadership concentration will empower you with the tools you need to succeed.
The online bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in organizational leadership incorporates a global perspective and emphasizes the development and understanding of leadership skills, group and intergroup dynamics, organizational structure, design, change, culture and power. You’ll learn effective leadership techniques for use in business, nonprofits and government organizations.
In the online organizational leadership degree concentration, you’ll benefit from a curriculum focused on developing effective leadership tools for survival, growth, productivity improvements and conflict management in today's increasingly complex business environment.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your bachelor’s degree in business administration/organizational leadership online at SNHU include:
Completion of the BS in Business Administration degree with a concentration in organizational leadership 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 employment opportunities for managers will increase 9 percent, or by 878,300 new jobs, through 2026.*
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, at Management Occupations (viewed online October 27, 2017). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
The bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration in organizational leadership focuses on effective leadership tools for survival, growth, increased productivity and conflict 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
OL ELE - Students may select two 300 or higher Organizational Leadership electives
*BUS-307 can satisfy an OL elective
Free Elective Credits: 15
Total Credits: 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...
This program is accredited by both NEASC and ACBSP.