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Administrative Leadership

Quick Facts

Deadline: May 10

Classes Begin: June 12

Credit Hours: 120

Delivery: Online

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The most effective leaders are the guiding hand that leads an organization to success. They set direction, guide followers toward an inspiring vision, and help people visualize what might be achieved if their efforts are combined. But there is more than one way to lead an organization. The OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Organizational Leadership explores different leadership styles to help current and future leaders develop the strategies necessary to inspire growth and change within their organization.

What to Expect

The Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Organizational Leadership is a fast-paced, accelerated program designed to accommodate working adults. When you are admitted into the program, you will be assigned an advisor who creates an individualized graduation plan. This plan will help organize and identify the courses you need for your degree.

Degree Topics:

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Ethics
  • Marketing
  • Cultural Diversity  
  • Quality Initiatives

Manageable Accelerated Courses

All undergraduate courses in this program are eight weeks long. Most students choose to take four courses (or 12 credit hours) a semester; two courses the first half of the semester and two courses the second half of the semester. The number of credit hours you take each semester should be discussed with your advisor and reflective of your personal and work schedules—these courses are fast paced and intensive.

Depending on how many credit hours you transfer from another institution, along with the number of courses you take each semester, this program can be completed in as little as 18 months. The majority of students complete the program in two to three years.

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Request an evaluation of academic transcripts and applicable training (military and law enforcement) applying.

Expert faculty

Our adjunct faculty is made up of more than 100+ experts from across the U.S. With the OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies, you learn from the best.

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No one knows more about what you want from a university than the people who have already gone through the process—our graduates. Read what our alumni have to say about OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies programs, and you’ll see why so many non-traditional students choose the College of Professional and Continuing Studies as their first step toward a better career.



Joel Spangenberg

Administrative Leadership in the Navy

“I was very proud to have been able to complete my degree while taking on a number of other challenges. The flexibility offered by the program made this possible, and is undoubtedly making it possible for other students to meet both their career and academic goals.”

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