Organizational Leadership

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | Online

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.

Available Concentrations

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

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

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • Conflict resolution
  • Effective communication
  • Evidence-based decision making
  • Leadership development
  • Organizational development and change
  • Problem solving
  • Team building

About This Degree

TUITION

In-State: $232 | Out-of-State: $464

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

CAREER OPTIONS

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

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

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

Our program incorporates project-based learning to help students prepare for leadership roles, helping achieve a 78% first-year employment rate among graduates.

 

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