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Organizational Leadership, BA

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The BA program in organizational leadership uses transdisciplinary methods that prepare students to become leaders in organizations. Students develop the skills and knowledge that leaders need to solve problems, communicate effectively, assess programs, manage resources and use emerging technologies in organizations. Students are prepared for a range of positions in the public and private sectors, including in government, health care administration, nonprofit agencies, businesses and the service industry.

Students interested in completing the BA program in the Gila Valley, Pinal County, Cochise County, Pima County, Yavapai County or Yuma are encouraged to complete a Transfer Admission Guarantee program. Students should see admission requirements below.

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Organizational Leadership, BA

Offered by
College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Polytechnic, ASU@Cochise, Lake Havasu City, ASU@Pima, ASU@Pinal, ASU@TheGilaValley, ASU@Yuma, ASU@Yavapai, Online

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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Career outlook

Graduates possess skills and knowledge needed for leadership positions in a wide range of organizations, such as business, government, health care administration, nonprofit agencies and the service industry. Students who complete the program on the ground in Lake Havasu City choose from three concentrations, with the following job titles based on information from other universities with similar degrees.

organizational behavior:
  • community relations manager
  • director of employee services
  • diversity specialist
  • director of training
  • knowledge manager
  • performance evaluation specialist
organizational leadership:
  • director of youth development
  • duputy sheriff trainee
  • executive assistant
  • housing assistant
  • knowledge manager
  • organization development consultant
  • sales executive
  • sales manager
  • service manager
  • supervisor
  • talent manager
project management:
  • account manager
  • facilities manager
  • project manager
  • senior video producer

Example careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Career*growth*median salary
Chief Executives-3.9%$183,270
Chief Sustainability Officers -3.9%$183,270
Training and Development Managers 10.3%$108,250
General and Operations Managers 9.1%$100,410
Human Resources Managers9.1%$110,120
Marketing Managers 10.1%$132,230
Medical and Health Services Managers 20.5%$98,350
Quality Control Systems Managers-0.5%$100,580
Sales Managers7.5%$121,060

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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