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Why study Organizational Leadership online through OSU?

The bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership is a flexible, practical option for professionals seeking to advance in their career. This online degree program is designed to help you earn a raise, achieve a promotion or meet your goals while taking courses selected to compliment your career path. The degree is designed to make the most of college credits you already have, potentially saving you time and money. 


The online degree in organizational leadership was developed in partnership with employers to emphasize the skills they value most. Course options include management, ethical leadership, communication, critical thinking, negotiation and finance. Classes are offered in a variety of lengths so you can balance school with your busy life.


Career Paths

The bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership can benefit professionals in nearly any industry. At many companies, advancement opportunities are tied to earning a college degree or having specialized skills. You can customize the courses in your online degree in organizational leadership to emphasize leadership and communication skills if you are seeking a promotion, or industry-specific topics to change careers.



Organizational leadership is best suited for students with some college credit earned, whether from concurrent enrollment or attending another institution. If you have no college credit, request more information here and we will be in touch to discuss your options.




Already have some college credit?

You should apply as a transfer student if you have attempted a minimum of 7 semester hours of college-level credit after graduation from high school. 


Want to know how your credits will transfer? Consult our Transfer Credit Guide or make an appointment with an academic advisor.



With the Bachelor of Professional Studies in organizational leadership online degree, you can study at your own pace, whether one class per semester to full-time enrollment. Many employers offer some type of education benefit, including tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, textbook stipends and scholarships. Talk to your employer’s Human Resources department to learn what education benefits they offer.


OSU offers undergrad online degree programs at a block rate tuition structure which means students taking 12-18 hours will be charged the same block rate whether they take 12 to 18 hours in a semester. This helps students shorten the time to earn their degrees and assists with financial budgeting. Additionally, OSU accepts transfer credit and all undergraduate students are eligible for scholarships awarded through the university and college. Cost estimates below are calculated based on 2022-2023 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available on the Bursar website.

2023-2024 Estimated Cost
  Resident Non Resident
Total cost per credit hour $421.40 $938.75
Total cost per 3-credit hour course $1,264.20 $2,816.85
Semester Block Rate Tuition and Fees based on 15 hours $6,321.00 $14,081

This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2023-2024 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer


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