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Organizational Leadership

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Offered on campus and fully online

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 organizational leadership program, offered on campus and fully online, and develop the knowledge, skills and proficiencies needed in a changing job market. This transfer-friendly program allows you to complete your degree and advance your career. 

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, and we offer a variety of minors in the Rowland School of Business.

Key Benefits for the Working Adult

  • Transfer-friendly program
  • 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

This transfer-friendly program allows you to work toward degree completion to advance your career. Our online programs offer the benefits of a traditional Point Park University education in a flexible format at an affordable cost. Our 8-week courses are always offered asynchronously for your convenience. 

Online students have access to:

  • 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 online today!

Our Distinctive Approach

Concentration Options

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

  • General leadership
  • Nonprofit leadership

Course Options & Topics

Each course is developed by professionals with years of experience and expertise in their fields, and the curriculum focuses on career preparedness. 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

In addition to selecting a concentration in general leadership or nonprofit leadership, you can customize your learning path by declaring a minor in the Rowland School of Business. Options include digital marketing, community engagement, EMS or fire service administration, hospitality management and more. View the full list here

4+1 Rowland School of Business Master's Program

This degree program is included in our 4+1 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 4+1 Master's Program page for more information.

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Career Options

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

  • Administration
  • Community Outreach
  • Employee Relations
  • Project Management
  • Career Counseling
  • Human Resources
  • Business Planning

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