Organizational Leadership: One Degree by Nine Universities
The University of Louisiana System is currently offering an interdisciplinary degree completion program - Bachelor of Arts in organizational leadership degree designed for working adults who have already earned at least 60 hours of college credit and want to finish a bachelor's degree. Your degree will prepare you for success in corporate, industrial, government and nonprofit careers.
Students who enroll in the organizational leadership degree can choose from nine distinctive concentrations that enhance their career goals.
The degree consists of 30 hours of courses offered jointly by faculty at the nine universities and 30 hours of concentration and elective courses offered by each institution. The online platform is seamless and the cost is uniform across concentrations and universities.
To enter the program, students must be at least 25 years old and have completed 60 hours of college credit including general education courses. However, students with less than 60 hours will have opportunities to earn credit online.
Offered in five, eight-week terms each year, and charging a flat per credit hour rate of $325, the program can be completed in two years well below the cost of other online degree programs.
Textbook costs will vary by course. These costs typically run $75-$125 per course. A one-time application fee may be charged when you apply for the program. The university may also charge a graduation or diploma fee when you finish the program.
Financial aid may be available for students who qualify. The financial aid office at your home institution can assist you in applying. You should also talk to your employer about tuition reimbursement.
APPLYING FOR THE PROGRAM
Online applications and information are available at:
Grambling State University (Human Relations)
Louisiana Tech University (Project Team Leadership)
McNeese State University (Strategic and Global Communication)
Nicholls State University (Foodservice Strategies and Operations)
Northwestern State University (Public Safety Administration)
Southeastern Louisiana University (Disaster Relief Management)
University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Health and Wellness)
University of New Orleans (Cultural and Arts Institutions)
The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree program has been approved by the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System, the Louisiana Board of Regents, and the Southern Association of State Colleges and Universities (SACS-COC).