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What Can You Do with an Organizational Leadership Degree?

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What Can You Do with an Organizational Leadership Degree?

June 13, 2023

by Michael Mahaffey

The best leaders understand that their decisions impact every level of an organization. Individuals with the ability to manage challenges and take full advantage of opportunities while maximizing the productivity and efficiency of their employees can make the greatest impact in their organizations.

Earning an online Bachelor of Arts with a major in Organizational Leadership from the University of Oklahoma will give you the knowledge and skills you need to make a positive impact at every level.

Our program will increase your capacity to lead by showing you real-world organizational leadership practices that can produce solutions in your current and future positions. You’ll explore different leadership styles to help you develop strategies necessary to inspire growth and change within an organization and develop vital leadership skills in others.

You’ll also learn how ethics, conflict resolution, diversity, social processes, and more interact to affect a leader’s decision-making at the individual, team and organizational levels.

Finishing your bachelor’s degree can result in up to a 49% increase in salary, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in addition to delivering added job security and better benefits, as well as important networking opportunities.

Careers in management and leadership are some of the fastest-growing occupations in the nation. With a projected 11% growth in training and development managers by 2030 and a median salary of $120,130, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, you could see increased pay and more opportunities.

Additionally, 318,100 openings for top executives are projected each year, on average, over the decade, with a median annual wage for chief executives of $179,520 in May 2021.

Now is the time to take the next step toward the career you’ve always wanted. Led by instructors with a proven track record of success in a variety of management and leadership settings, OU’s flexible online organizational leadership bachelor’s degree program allows you to complete assignments on your own schedule, leaving you more time for what matters most.

If you’re over 25 with at least 60 hours of college credit under your belt, you may qualify for our online Organizational Leadership bachelor’s degree program. Visit our website to learn more about this program and others offered by OU Online.