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Organizational Leadership

Bachelor of Applied Science

Develop the core skills necessary to excel in a competitive job market and become an effective leader in corporate, nonprofit, military and government organizations.

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Develop in-demand leadership skills to excel in a competitive job market with the Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership. Prepare for careers in corporate, non-profit, military and government sectors with exceptional knowledge of and experience in effective leadership practices.

Evolve your strategic thinking skills by examining all facets of leadership – from leaders to followers to contextual influences. Course topics covered include organizational behavior, decision-making and team building. These theory-based courses also focus on the practical application of knowledge.

Real-world application of theory lends unique insight into leadership techniques and a deep understanding of organizational processes. You will have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning activities and apply your classroom learning to real-world challenges. Internships, independent studies, research labs and capstone projects will help you hone your on-the-job skills, setting you on a path for success.

Eligibility: This program is designed for applicants who have completed 60 transferable credits from a regionally accredited institution with a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Contact onlineadmissions@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-0898 to discuss your background with an advisor.

Career Level: Undergraduate
Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science
College: College of Applied Science and Technology

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $500
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

The core curriculum for this degree program includes:

  • PSYV471 Psychology of Leadership - Explore psychological theories of leadership. This course reviews leadership as a process, leader and follower behaviors, and situational characteristics. Analysis of historical and modern case studies will be used to apply theoretical concepts.
  • LDRV304 The Human Resource Function - Develop basic human resource management skills to motivate and lead employees, improve organizational performance, and succeed amid diversity within the organization.
  • LDRV305 Organizational Behavior - Integrate classical and current organizational psychosocial theories and theories of organizations that provide an understanding of the effects that an organizational system has on the behavior choices of human beings in the work environment.
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