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Advance Your Leadership Skills — and Your Career

Are you a people person looking to develop or enhance your leadership skills and advance in your career field? Complete your bachelor's degree through our fully online organizational leadership program and develop the knowledge, skills and proficiencies needed in a changing job market.

Taught by recognized leadership professionals, our organizational leadership courses will enable you to immediately incorporate into your job what you are learning and contribute to the success of a business, nonprofit or government organization. To tailor your learning to your goals, you have the ability to select a concentration in general leadership or nonprofit leadership.

Pictured is organizational leadership alumna Jacquie Sledge. Photo by Jim Judkis.

Key Benefits for the Working Adult

  • Option to take classes fully online or in a hybrid format (a combination of online and on-campus classes)
  • Flexible class schedules
  • Networking opportunities with other business professionals who are improving their careers with a degree
  • Small class sizes to ensure a strong academic experience
  • Accessible professors who were chosen for their real-world experience

 Fully Online Accelerated Degree Option

Point Park’s online programs are offered in a flexible format at an affordable cost. Online courses are 8 weeks long and are always offered asynchronously for your convenience. This transfer-friendly program allows you to complete your degree and advance your career.

Online students have access to the same great benefits as those on campus:

  • Point Park faculty with real-world experience.
  • Small online class sizes for individualized attention.
  • A full spectrum of University resources.
  • A student success advisor offering support from application to graduation, who will guide you to successfully complete your degree.

Cohorts begin every eight weeks. Apply now!


Courses Options

Courses in the organizational leadership program include:

  • Leading Organization Change
  • Career Development and Succession Strategies for Leaders
  • Systems Thinking for Emerging Leaders
  • Dynamics of Business and Strategy Planning
  • Understanding Gender and Power
  • Advanced Oral Communications


Concentration Options

Our B.A. in Organizational Leadership students choose from one of the following concentrations:

  • General leadership
  • Nonprofit leadership

Early Start Master's Program

  • This degree program is included in our Early Start Master's Program, through which students have the option to take two core classes from one of our master's programs. This program enables students to earn a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from Point Park in as little as five years. Visit our Early Start Master's Program page for more information.

Faculty bring industry experience and expertise to the classroom

Learn from professors with extensive industry and academic experience in organizational leadership.

Meet the faculty
Pictured is Helena Knorr. File photo.
  • Research interests include entrepreneurship, women in leadership, career development, ethics in the workplace and work-family balance.
  • Involved in developing entrepreneurs through the conduction of workshops and her service as a mentor and consultant. 

Career Options

With a bachelor's degree in organizational leadership, you'll have the option to pursue career opportunities in various areas such as:

  • Pictured is alumna Deirdre Kane.Administration
  • Community Outreach
  • Employee Relations
  • Project Management
  • Career Counseling
  • Human Resources
  • Business Planning

Alumni Success

Learn where our graduates have gone on to build their organizational leadership careers.

More news & features
Pictured is Tanika Harris. Submitted photo.

"Degree programs at Point Park University have been designed with the adult learner in mind. The accelerated and 4+1 programs guarantee that students are adequately equipped to enter a developing and changing workforce."

Pictured is organizational leadership alumnus Jeffery Driscoll.
"The professors at Point Park believe in what they are teaching. They are also working professionals so they know what’s going on in the field they teach."