Bachelor's in Organizational Leadership

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Why Study Organizational Leadership? 

With a degree in organizational leadership, you’re unlocking endless opportunities. You’ll enter the workforce equipped with business basics including management, leadership and negotiation, and the skills necessary to help companies navigate employment decisions, efficiencies and other changes. 

What You'll Learn 

Our industry-leading program provides you with the hands-on experience and learning opportunities to succeed in highly competitive environments. You’ll learn business analytics, communication and business ethics while gaining an understanding of how leaders lead in today’s economic and social environment.

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Program Details

A Bachelor’s degree prepares you for a rising career and for future graduate study by emphasizing clear communication, critical thinking, and a leading-edge understanding of your chosen field. View the core requirements and electives needed to earn a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Columbia College.

A Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science require slightly different coursework. A Bachelor of Arts allows you to take more classes in the humanities, specifically foreign language. A Bachelor of Science requires more courses specific to your major.

  • Contemporary & emerging leadership theories 
  • Diversity in organizations 
  • Economics 
  • Fiscal management for leaders 
  • Leadership concepts 
  • Leading change 
  • Management 
  • Negotiation & conflict

Pair your degree with a related minor or explore your other interests without taking on a full course load.

Careers & Outcomes 

The organizational leadership program from Columbia College prepares you for a variety of industries. You’ll have the  foundation in business basics including management, leadership and negotiation, and  a strong understanding of current and emerging leadership trends in organizations. 

Some possible paths include: 

  • Administrative services 
  • Corporate leadership 
  • Organizational management 
  • Fundraising and development 
  • Human resources 
  • Non-profit leadership

Flexible Education

Columbia College Global offers traditional classroom instruction for many courses at nationwide locations. Students at nationwide locations are expected to engage with multiple learning methods, including online and virtual while completing their degree. Columbia College offers on-campus programs with traditional classroom instruction at the Residential Campus in Columbia, Missouri.


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