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Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership is a 120-credit program that addresses the educational needs of the corporate, nonprofit and government sectors and provides working adults an excellent opportunity to understand the roles and personal dynamics required to be an effective organizational leader. The program can be completed entirely online.

The program prepares managers and supervisors as leaders by providing students with the understanding and skills required to lead in modern complex organizations and is the first of its kind offered in New Jersey with a focus on applied organizational leadership for adult learners. The program builds on a broad foundation of liberal arts and business topics and key leadership issues, and enables students to transition easily into the University’s Master of Science in Management program.

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership Credit Distribution

Subject Category Credits
I. General Education Requirements 60
A. Intellectual and Practical Skills 15
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Information Literacy
    SOS-110: Critical Information Literacy
B. Civic and Global Learning 9
  • Diversity
  • Ethics
  • Civic Engagement
C. Knowledge of Human Cultures 9
D. Understanding the Physical and Natural World 4-7
E. Mathematics 3
F. General Education Electives 17-20
II. Leadership Foundations 12
A. Organizational Behavior (MAN-311) 3
B. Foundations of Leadership (LDR-305) 3
C. Leading Organizational Change 3
D. Leadership Communication (MAN-376) 3
III. Advanced Leadership: Areas of Specialization 24
A. Select 4 courses from the following:
  • Change Management (MAN-415)
  • Project Management (MAN-435)
  • Advanced Organizational Management (MAN-425)
  • Principles of Management (MAN-301)
  • Leadership in the Global Environment (LDR-422)
  • Nonprofit Leadership (LDR-419)
  • Leaders in History (LDR-324)
B. Additional Advanced Leadership Electives 9
C. Leadership Practicum (LDR-435) 3
IV. Supportive Leadership Courses 12
  • Economics
  • Business/Managerial Communications
  • Organizational Theory
  • Computer Concepts
V. Business Electives 6
VI. Electives 6
Total Credits 120

Toni M. Terry, BA

"I am 67 years old, soon to be 68, and to be able to say I did this at this day in my life is just gratification for my own self."

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