Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership
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Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership Program

The University of Cincinnati Online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership program provides students with the skills needed to bring strong leadership to the workforce upon graduation.

The program prepares students to become outstanding leaders across all different types of businesses (e.g., for-profit, non-profit, government, & education). Do you want to become a better leader?  Are you looking to advance to a director role within your organization?  Then a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership may be the perfect fit for you.

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What is Organizational Leadership?

Organizational leadership is a service-based, leadership approach that includes developing strategic plans for a wide variety of organizations and guiding individuals and/or teams to implement those plans. One of the primary goals of the organizational leadership program is to develop your effective leadership knowledge and skills. UC Online’s program prepares students to lead mission-driven organizations to success and creates positive change in the workplace.

Leadership Team

Is a degree in Organizational Leadership right for me?

Whether you are seeking an entry-level supervisor position or looking to advance your career to an executive level, a bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership can help you achieve your professional goals.

UC Online’s program provides a clear pathway for students who wish to become leaders across all organizations, by targeting skill areas essential for leadership, organizational success and a lifetime of personal and professional achievement.

Our degree encourages our students to strive for new ideas in what leadership should look like in modern organizations. You will study the foundations of leadership, leading diversity in the workplace, the social influence and persuasion for leaders and more. The broad range of topics and focus on leadership skills create a comprehensive experience. Upon graduation our students are not only prepared to work in the field, but set up to excel as future leaders.

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Program Highlights

  • 100% online, no campus visits required
  • Three start dates per year: fall, spring, or summer
  • Asynchronous coursework
  • Easy to transfer credits
  • Start-to-graduation support: Every student enrolled online is assigned a dedicated Student Success Coordinator

Program Webinar

Interested in the program, but want to know a little more about what you’ll learn? Check out our webinar below, featuring faculty members Dr. Shaun Owens and Dr. Nancy Rogers.


BA Org Leadership Webinar

Student Testimonial

Student Testimonial

Career Outlook

By earning your bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership from the University of Cincinnati Online, you will position yourself to pursue a broad spectrum of supervisor positions. Some of those options include:

  • Human Resources/Talent Development
  • Marketing Manager
  • Fundraising and Volunteer Director
  • Development Manager and Director
  • Customer Relations
  • Bank Financial Loan Officer
  • Retail Manager
  • Loan Processor, Financial Institution
  • Sales Representative/Manager
  • Local Government Agencies
  • Hospital Administration Supervisor
  • Restaurant Owner/Manager
  • Airline Customer Service Manager
  • Education Administrator
  • Employee Relations Representative
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Health Care Administration

Association Partnership

The University of Cincinnati Online is a proud member of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI). ISPI and its members use evidence-based performance improvement research and practices to effect sustainable, measurable results and add value to stakeholders in the private, public, and social sectors.


Why University of Cincinnati Online?

Learn from National Renowned Faculty
The real-world focused faculty at UC are relevant, inspiring, attentive, supportive and connected!
Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs - they are your on-campus partner who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.
Affordable Financial Support
Financial aid packages can help make your tuition more affordable. Currently, nearly all students at UC Online are eligible for some form of financial aid or assistance.
Career Advancement
Gain cutting-edge marketability, knowledge and skills to increase your earning potential and quality of life.
Academic Accreditation
The University of Cincinnati, a premier research and higher learning institution, ranks in the top tier of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is fully accredited nationally.
The program is designed for working professionals that need the flexibility of online classes.

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