Bachelor of Arts Organizational Leadership
Business is, at its core, about interpersonal relationships; from negotiating a transaction to managing major initiatives. Organizational leadership studies these relationships and teaches students specialized leadership skills, such as interpersonal communication, working with teams and decision making.
It made me an adept communicator who can utilize conflict resolution and team development principles.
Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.
Internship opportunities are strongly encouraged and can be found in a variety of areas including human resource offices, organization development units, consulting organizations and within the field of public administration. Opportunities to work with faculty on research projects may also be available. The most recent project focused on an authentic leadership study conducted with undergraduate students.
This degree is well-suited to current supervisors and managers who are hoping to advance their careers. It also can prepare students for graduate study in human resource management or disciplines related to organizational management. Jobs can be found in a wide range of organizational settings.
Is this program for me?
- Those interested in human resources, business mentoring and training/development project management
- Those interested in working for nonprofit organizations or human services agencies as well as for profit businesses
- Recent graduates are working at companies such as Securian, Target, maurices, Robert Half International and Creative Arcade
Pair with a Language
Boost your brainpower and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe and Spanish.
On-campus Undergraduate Programs
Students applying for the fall semester have two application timelines to choose from – Early Action (Nov. 15) and Regular Decision (Feb. 1). Both options are completely free and deposits are fully refundable until May 1. We will accept applications for fall semester through the end of August.
Bachelor’s Degree Completion Programs
Most of our hybrid and 100% online programs operate on a rolling admission basis – allowing you to apply anytime. Once your application and other necessary documents are received, we will forward them to the appropriate department for review.
- High school diploma or GED
- Cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 for entrance into the college
Note: Meeting minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission.
A returning student is a student who was admitted and enrolled in a program at St. Scholastica but has been absent from the program for at least three continuous semesters, including summer. To return to the same program at St. Scholastica, a returning student must be in good academic standing and must apply for readmission to the College.