Available in both traditional and fully-online formats.
The organizational leadership program explores both theoretical and practical understandings of leadership. Students examine leadership in various types of organizations and across organizational levels and positions while recognizing that leadership is not necessarily position-bound, but based on building relationships and effectively addressing challenges in all types of human groups, communities, and settings. Emphasis is placed on leadership in team and group settings and developing personal and professional leadership capacities. The program offers the chance for students to evolve from understanding leadership as a solitary, authoritarian phenomenon to a process that is inclusive and collaborative. Students who successfully complete the organizational leadership program will be able to understand theory, think critically, navigate and creatively solve complex problems, examine and handle ethical issues, facilitate intentional change, communicate effectively, use contemporary technology, and appreciate diverse and global perspectives. Partnering organizational leadership requirements with a secondary area of study (minor or focus) aligned with educational and career objectives equips students to collaborate, lead, and adapt to future needs in an area of interest.
Degree completion in organizational leadership is available in the following program delivery modes: (1) traditional face-to-face classes; (2) the Program for Adult-Centered Education, an accelerated face-to-face evening program for adult learners; and (3) completely online. Online learning offers a flexible alternative, and PACE offers an accelerated evening format in Highland Heights and at the Grant County Center in Williamstown, Ky.
For questions about organizational leadership, email the program coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Special admission requirements: To declare a major in political science, criminal justice, organizational leadership, or international studies, students - including transfer students - must have earned a GPA of at least 2.50 in all prior college work. First-semester students who wish to declare a major in one of the above programs must have an ACT composite score of at least 21 or an SAT score of at least 990.
Students with less than 2.5 cumulative GPA seeking to declare the organizational leadership major must first be admitted to the pre-LDR major. Students in the pre-major who successfully complete 12 credit hours with a GPA of 2.5 or above may request to be admitted into the major.
Four-Year Plan: Click here to view the Four-Year Plan for this specific program. To find out more about Four-Year Plans, visit the Policies and Procedures page.
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These prerequisites are not included in the program totals in the table below, but they must be completed IN ADDITION TO other program requirements.