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Organizational Leadership

Bachelor of Applied Science

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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500

*Up to 60 credits may be transferred in from a regionally accredited institution.

College of Applied Science & Technology

Develop in-demand leadership skills to excel in a competitive job market with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership & Regional Commerce with an Organizational Leadership emphasis. What is a BAS degree good for? BAS degrees prepare you for careers in corporate, non-profit, military, and government sectors with exceptional knowledge of and experience in effective leadership practices.

This organizational leadership degree prepares you for careers in corporate, non-profit, military, and government sectors with exceptional knowledge of and experience in effective leadership practices. BAS degrees often lead to specific career paths like project management, supply chain management, or data science.

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.

Is a degree in organizational leadership worth it?

Organizational leadership skills are in demand in almost every industry. The BAS program will give you a unique insight into leadership techniques and a deep understanding of organizational processes.

How long does it take to get an organizational leadership degree?

The Arizona Online BAS in Organizational Leadership requires 120 credits and can take around four years of full-time study to complete.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

The curriculum for this degree program includes:

PSYV 471: Psychology of Leadership
LDRV 397A+B: Junior + Senior Mentoring Workshops
LDRV 401: Leadership in a Diverse Environment
BASV 319: Ethics in Public and Private Sectors
RNCV 315: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Dynamics


Earning your Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership will build core skills, including:

  • Budgeting
  • Business
  • Collaboration
  • Communication skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning
  • Problem solving

Graduates of the BAS in Organizational Leadership will be prepared to pursue the following careers:

  • General & Operations Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Financial Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial & Investment Analyst
  • Chief Executive
  • Administrative Services Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Transportation, Storage & Distribution Manager
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Hands-on Experience

The hands-on experience gained through your coursework will prepare you to jump into virtually any industry and succeed. Select courses that resonate with you and your career and immediately apply what you've learned on the job.

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As an incoming student, you will be paired with a senior mentor for your first class. Through live lectures, you will have the opportunity to explore real-world leadership issues and active learning experiences at your job or in your community.