Organizational Leadership

Business Bachelor's Degree Program

This organizational leadership program provides the cross-disciplinary tools and skills necessary to effectively perform administrative roles within an organization. The organizational leadership major is best suited for students with work experience and/or a strong interest in interdisciplinary studies. 

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Why should I earn an applied management degree?

Your Mind at Work

Use your gift of strategic thinking to plan and lead an organization — and the people who create it — to success.

Bird’s-Eye View

Build a wide scope of company or nonprofit operations — and gain new insights to make them more efficient and equitable.

Move Up

 You can be prepared for key leadership roles in an organization where you already work. 

What Can I Do With an Organizational Leadership Degree

  • Team leader
  • Program director
  • Administrator
  • Consultant

Online & Hybrid

Online

Learn Completely Online

Earn your degree at your convenience with our easy-to-access, fully online curriculum. With one click, you can view assignments and grades, set up appointments with specialized tutors around the clock, access the student lounge, engage in group discussions, or contact professors. Get the BVU experience on your schedule, wherever you are.

Hybrid Learning

You can earn your Business degree without leaving your community. Hybrid courses combine the benefit of live ​video instruction with the convenience of online learning. In addition to a weekly class, hybrid students complete their coursework online and receive personalized advisement from local BVU site staff.

Organizational Leadership Major Tracks and Courses

Build skills for a long-term career path while customizing your degree to an relevant area of concentration:

Human Services | Business

  • Organizational Leadership Major Courses, with Concentrations

    Organizational Leadership Core

    • ACCT 310 Accounting for Managers
    • COMM 350 Organizational Communication Theory and Practice
    • COMM 355 Conflict Management
    • COMM 370 Leadership Communication
    • COMM 374 Interviewing
    • MGMT 306 Principles of Management
    • MGMT 315 Business Law I
    • MGMT 380 Social Responsibility of Business
    • MRKT 306 Principles of Marketing

    Organizational Leadership Human Services Track

    • HMSV 301 Human Services in Rural Communities 
    • HMSV 350 Social Welfare Programs and Policies 
    • HMSV 380 Research Methods

    3 courses from:

    • HMSV 351 Aging in American Society
    • HMSV 352 Child and Family Welfare
    • HMSV 353 Social Intervention with Families 
    • PSYC 329 Psychology of Gender
    • SOCI 302 Sociology of Deviant Behavior 
    • SOCI 355 Intersectionality: Oppression, Privilege and Justice

    Organizational Leadership Business Track

    • MGMT 320 Human Resource Management
    • MGMT 410 Organization Theory
    • MRKT 340 Business Marketing

    3 courses from:

    • MGMT 375 Entrepreneurship/Small Business
    • MGMT 390 Sports Management
    • MGMT 420 Advanced Human Resource Management
    • MGMT 465 Production and Operations Management
    • MRKT 355 Consumer Behavior
    • MRKT 414 Selling

Transfer to BVU

BVU has transfer agreements with Iowa’s community colleges, helping you get the most out of your hard-earned credits.

Contact an academic advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

We’ll help you figure out your options for financial assistance and possible scholarships.

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Organizational Leadership Faculty

Our instructors are committed to helping you build the future in Iowa and beyond.

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Transfer Your Credits

Do you have previously earned credits or an associate degree? BVU accepts most — if not all — of your credits so you don’t have to retake courses.

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Earn a Master’s Degree Faster with Our Accelerated Program

With BVU's Plus One program, you can earn your special education, teaching English as a second language, or organizational leadership master's within one year of graduating with your bachelor’s degree. 

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