Organizational Leadership Bachelor's Degree


The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership (BA-OL) provides students with comprehensive, specialized instruction in the application of leadership concepts highly sought after by employers across a wide variety of settings and career paths. Students enrolled in the BA-OL will learn about leadership theory, leadership development, supervision, workplace learning and communication, non-profit leadership and community development, globalization and diversity, and organizational change. Upon completion of this degree, students will be equipped to seek out numerous opportunities based on individual skill set, interests and initiative.


HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Applied Leadership Project
  • eService-Learning
  • Online Portfolio Development



  • Conflict resolution
  • Effective communication
  • Evidence-based decision making
  • Leadership development
  • Organizational development and change
  • Problem solving
  • Team building
  • Agricultural Business
  • Child Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • Inter-College
  • Military Leadership
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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You could work as a(n):

  • Front Line Supervisor
  • Leadership and Organizational Development Specialist
  • Leadership Development and Learning Specialist
  • Training and Development Director

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Arkansas State Police
  • Arvest Bank
  • AT&T
  • Entergy

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Master's & Doctoral Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Development
  • Master's & Doctoral Degree in Leadership, Learning, and Organizational Development
  • Master's & Doctoral Degree in Workforce Development


Point of Pride

The organizational leadership degree was ranked as one of the top 25 online bachelor's degrees in organizational leadership for the 2020-21 academic year by



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