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What's the difference between a bachelor's in business or organizational leadership?

January 01, 2017 by Guest Contributor

Business students

Organizational leadership students

Build qualitative (people) and quantitative (number) skills

Build qualitative (people) and teamwork skills

Focus on people, sustainability and profit

Focus on people, vision and ethics

Create value though innovative and strategic decision-making

Create value by aligning people with vision and mission

Strategize to achieve marketing, financial and economic goals

Empower and inspire people to achieve organizational and professional goals

Increase business value through improved systems

Collaborate to find new solutions to complex problems

Enhance business value and efficiency with your BBA

Enhance employee engagement and productivity with your BAOL

What is the difference between BBA & BAOL?

The BBA and BAOL share core values and many courses.

BBA students pursue a track focused on quantitative skills while emphasizing administration and management functions within an organization.

BA in Organizational Leadership students pursue a course of study that emphasizes building and applying effective leadership skills needed in today’s organizations.

BBA Career Options*

  • Business Development
  • Business Strategy Specialist
  • Data Analytics Specialist
  • Digital Advertising Specialist
  • Economic Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Innovation Specialist
  • Logistics Planner
  • Market Research Specialist
  • Mobile Marketer
  • Project Supervisor
  • Operations and Supply Chain Supervisor
  • Purchasing
  • Social Media Analyst

BAOL Career Options*

  • Account Supervisor
  • Call Center Supervisor
  • Community Outreach
  • Employee Relations
  • Ethics and Compliance Analyst
  • Continuous Improvement Leader
  • Management Analyst
  • Organizational Change Specialist
  • Peace Officer
  • Program Specialist
  • Project Analyst
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Recreation Manager
  • Training Coordinator

*The above lists are possible fields and occupations representative, but not exclusive or limited to, employment options for each degree. Some positions listed require additional training, education, and/or experience prior to job eligibility.

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