Maximize your potential to influence positive organizational change with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Waldorf University. Topics covered include organizational behavior; business ethics; team building; creative thinking; organizational psychology; negotiation/conflict resolution; business policy and strategy; and more.

Career opportunities for students completing this program may include supervisory or leadership roles in human resources, operations, corporate training, career planning, corporate marketing, and business consulting. The rapidly changing organizational environments of today make the skills developed in this program essential assets for graduates and the organizations they serve.

Estimated time of completion of this program is 4 years for full-time students.

This program is available online only.

Available Concentrations

B.A./B.S. Degree Requirements

  • Completion of the core curriculum and the curriculum for the major, totaling 120 credits
  • A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
  • 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf
  • Minimum of 36 upper-division credit hours

Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.

Prefix Number Course Credit Hours
Major Required — Group A 24
ORG/BUS 3651 Leadership 3
ORG/BUS 4000 Organization Diversity and Inclusion 3
ORG/BUS 4040 Communication Skills for Leaders 3
ORG/BUS 4060 Team Building and Leadership 3
ORG/BUS 4160 Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 3
ORG/BUS 3451 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3
ORG/PSY 3490 Industrial/Organizational Psychology 3
PSY 3140 Social Psychology 3
Concentration Required — Group B 12
Choose one of the following concentrations: Diversity and Inclusion, Global Leadership, Health Care Management, Leadership Communication, or Occupational Safety and Health.
Professional Electives* — Group C 24
BUS 3211 Consumer Behavior 3
BUS 3352 Human Resource Management 3
BUS 3602 Principles of Manangement 3
BUS 3900 Employment and Labor Law 3
BUS 4750 Human Resource Management Strategy and Emerging Issues 3
PSY 3350 Theories of Personality 3
PSY 3380 Psychology of Adjustment 3
PSY 3480 Principles of Learning 3
PSY 4560 Psychological Assessment 3
Major Requirements Total 60
Core Requirements Total 60
Grand Total: 120

*Any Waldorf courses may be selected from the catalog and course schedule to be used as electives. The following are sample electives. Select either: (a) additional Organizational Leadership concentrations, (b) courses from the list below, or (c) any courses not used to satisfy other program requirements.

Non-Concentration Option

Students interested in a non-concentration option may take an alternative curriculum: 30 major required credits, 30 professional elective credits. and optional concentrations.

Major required courses include: ORG/BUS 3451, BUS 3210, PSY 3140, BUS 4951, BUS 4751, BUS 3201, ORG/BUS 4000, ORG/ BUS 4040, ORG/PSY 3490, and ORG/BUS 4060.

If you have a significant amount of completed post secondary coursework or specialized training that you would like to transfer, consider the BAS Organizational Leadership program.