BA in Organizational Leadership Online

BA in Organizational Leadership Online

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BA in organizational leadership

BA in organizational leadership

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree program from CLU teaches you to lead organizations in a globally competitive environment. Through this program, you develop the critical thinking, collaborative, and strategic leadership skills that are essential in organizational settings. You learn to be open minded and find creative solutions to entrenched problems while leading with integrity. The academic plan for this BA in Organizational Leadership was designed to include several competencies that will support the student across four areas: leadership development, analytical thinking, collaborative relationships, and strategic leadership. The Claremont Core® concepts of mindfulness, dialogue, collaboration, and change are also integrated throughout the courses in various activities to support our mission.

program Overview
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100% Online
Program Length
  • Asynchronous format

  • Interactive learning platforms
  • Discussion forums facilitated by world class faculty
Full-time: 24 months

Master’s track allows you to earn nine credits towards your master’s degree while completing your B.A.


Financial Aid may be available

Admissions Requirements

BA in Organizational Leadership admissions requirements:

  • A completed associate degree from an accredited institution or 60 semester credits including required General Education requirements

  • Submission of university transcripts

  • Current resume or CV


The BA in Organizational leadership courses include:

  • The Mindful Leader
  • Introduction to Leadership Theories
  • Authentic Leadership Development Lab
  • Time Management for Leaders
  • Vision, Creativity, and Innovation
  • Leader as a Mentor
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Organizational Research, Analysis, and Decision Making
  • Organizational Dialogue
  • Building Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Organizations
  • Change Leadership
  • CLU Senior Seminar
  • Academic Success and the Claremont Core®
  • Academic Writing and Research


The BA in Organizational Leadership Concentration options include:

  • Management
  • Principles of Management
  • Project Management
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Professional Studies
  • Organizational Leadership Elective or Transfer Credit (5 courses required)
  • Human Resources
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Performance Improvement
  • Training and Development
  • Workforce Planning
  • Introduction to Corrections*
  • Communication and Report Writing*
  • Crime Prevention*
  • Ethics in Policing*
  • Conflict Management in Law Enforcement*
*Eligible for PLA


Upon completion of your bachelor’s degree program, you will be able to:

  • Leadership Development: Implement key ethical leadership skills in personal and professional contexts.
  • Analytical Thinking: Evaluate information about organizational challenges to achieve manageable solutions or opportunities.
  • Collaborative Relationships: Facilitate collaboration by utilizing effective communication skills to foster a culture of support and community.
  • Strategic Leadership: Design strategies that include consideration of problems, opportunities, continuous learning, and research-based decision making to achieve innovative solutions.
  • Integrate the Claremont Core®: Develop a compassionate leadership style that utilizes mindfulness and dialogue for collaboration and positive change.

Career Paths

As a graduate of the BA in organizational leadership program, you will be prepared to approach your career from a new perspective. The skills and competencies this degree offers can be applied to roles in a variety of capacities such as:

  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Project Coordinator
  • Management Analyst
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Leadership Development Specialist
  • Health Services Coordinator
  • Nonprofit Professional
Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership student Landen Mendoza


Many of our graduates have gone on to pursue rewarding careers. Explore their stories of success.

“CLU offers a personal experience for our students with ways to earn your degree while working.”
Landen Mendoza, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership