Successful organizations require inspirational leaders to provide vision and guidance toward a better tomorrow. The B.S. in organizational leadership is designed for adult students to complete a bachelor’s degree tailored to professional advancement and personal achievement.
Why Choose Organizational Leadership?
The B.S. in organizational leadership is a degree completion program that is specifically designed for working professionals who want to finish their college degree. The program is offered in a highly structured, hybrid format that combines traditional face-to-face classes and online coursework.
As a student in the organizational leadership program, you will join a cohort — typically 7-15 individuals with a wide range of experience in diverse industries. You will collaborate with and learn from your peers and advance together as a cohesive team, with support from faculty facilitators.
Our curriculum is built on Malcolm Knowles’ concept of andragogy, the art and science of helping adults learn. We believe that adult students are self-directed and have a problem-centered (vs. subject-centered) orientation to learning. Therefore, our courses will address your needs by providing direct, concrete experiences and instruction so that you can apply your learning immediately. Our faculty take a developmental approach to teaching, so you will be provided with ongoing feedback and given many opportunities to practice your learning.
Organizational leadership is interdisciplinary and predominately includes the study of psychology, sociology and management. In addition to completing a thesis project, you will examine topics including:
Conflict management & team building
Organizational change & ethics
All courses are offered in the evenings, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., to accommodate working professionals.
Our faculty are established professionals in consulting, business communication and coaching and workforce development. All are highly skilled adult educators bringing real and relevant experience to the classroom.
Benefit from the diverse professional backgrounds and perspectives of your peers and your professors. As part of a cohort, you will collaborate with professionals from all over the Greater New York City Metro area. Small classes foster collective problem solving and knowledge sharing.
What Will You Learn?
You will develop practical skills that are immediately applicable to the workplace, regardless of industry. Hone critical interpersonal skills to manage change and conflict effectively, and learn techniques for motivating individuals and teams.
Employers search for leaders that are skilled communicators and problem solvers. With an advanced degree, you will increase your lifetime earning potential and the likelihood of promotions and other professional opportunities.