BA, Organizational Leadership, Organizational Administration

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Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Organization Administration

This program with an emphasis in Organizational Administration gives students opportunities to cultivate leadership and interpersonal skills, focusing on a broad range of subjects from conflict resolution to entrepreneurship.


The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Organization Administration program covers strategic leading, organizing, planning and supervising corporations and small businesses in a variety of industries. The comprehensive curriculum emphasizes both theory and practice through courses that help students develop critical leadership abilities.

  • Find your next job as a manager in the business, education, government or nonprofit sectors. 
  • Learn to run your own company, lead specific departments, or simply improve your marketability.
  • Focus on concepts such as diversity, communication, critical inquiry and ethical decision-making processes.
  • Organizational administration graduates may also consider graduate-level degree programs to further their education and enhance their portfolios.

What Jobs Can I Get with My Degree?

Students who pursue their bachelor’s degrees in organizational administration are prepared for a multitude of managerial roles in a variety of markets including business, education, government and nonprofit sectors. Graduates often go on to become leaders in their fields and play critical roles in motivating teams, developing employees, and inspiring others to follow their strategic visions for success.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, management positions will be growing quickly through the year 2022 with significant career opportunities in the field of medical and health services, which is expected to increase by 23% [1].  These valuable professionals often help plan, direct and coordinate services for medical facilities, specific departments, or private practices. Other fields that Bureau data identify as growth opportunities include management consulting by 19% [2], and human resource management at 13% [3].  In addition to professional paths, organizational administration graduates may also consider graduate-level degree programs to further their education and enhance their portfolios.





Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Applicants for this program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:

  • 12 or more transferable baccalaureate level credits or the equivalent
  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended
  • A minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA

Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.

Active Military?

Admissibility and minimum transfer credit awarded will be determined based on the Community College of the Air Force, SMART, AARTS or JST transcripts. If additional coursework from other institutions is submitted prior to admission this coursework will also be included in determining admissibility and transferability for course credit.

Foundation courses

OLCU 300 Organizational Behavior 3
OLCU 350 Leadership & Professional Ethics 3
OLCU 400 Theory & Practice of Leadership 3
OLCU 425 Leadership in Diverse & Multicultural Organizations 3
OLCU 380 Research and Analytical Thinking 3



COMU 410 Organizational Communication 3
OLCU 303 Organization Development & Change 3
OLCU 325 Leadership Skills Development Lab 3
OLCU 414 Team Building 3


Electives/emphasis areas

Upon admission, students work with their program advisors to develop a plan for electives in the degree program. 18



OLCU 487 Senior Research Project 3


Total Credits 48


Emphasis in Organizational Administration



ACCU 201 Principles of Accounting I 3
ECNU 201 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENTU 401 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
MKTU 301 Principles of Marketing 3
MGTU 301 Principles of Management 3


Plus one of the following:

HRCU 430 Conflict Resolution 3
SOCU 453 Sociology of Social Conflict, Analysis, and Resolution 3
HRCU 445 Human Resource Studies* 3
CSCU 315 Organizational Information Systems 3
*A PHR certification may be used as a substitute for HRCU 445


Total Credits 18
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