The bachelor's in liberal studies in organization development and leadership equips adult learners with the skills necessary to successfully manage an organization for success. People, plans, policies and even office politics can affect how well an organization functions and performs in the marketplace. Through the program, you will study how to strengthen the talents of each individual team member to help further an organization overall.
General Studies B.L.S.
The General Studies major provides students with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies (B.L.S.) degree. The General Studies major from Saint Joseph's University offers adult learners the opportunity to design a unique degree plan based on a variety of academic concentrations. The program can also be completed online; our online bachelor's programs have been recognized in U.S. News' online education rankings as among the nation's best in 2021.
What Is the General Studies Major?
Saint Joseph’s University provides flexible online, evening and accelerated classes for adult students seeking a bachelor’s degree in general studies. The general studies degree offers a well-rounded, interdisciplinary curriculum with several academic concentrations to best suit your personal and professional goals.
The Bachelor of Liberal Studies in General Studies grants adult learners the flexibility, industry-focus and knowledge needed to be competitive in today’s dynamic job market, whether advancing in their current field of employment, changing careers, or pursuing graduate school. Concentrations within the program include:
100% Online Bachelor's Degree
Saint Joseph’s University offers our adult students the flexibility in course options needed to fit with their busy schedules. The general studies B.L.S. is offered completely online, with small virtual class sizes making it easy to connect with your professors and classmates.
What Can I Do with a General Studies Major?
The scope of these concentrations provides the opportunity to gain marketable skills and applicable concepts specific to their interests. Graduates who obtain a degree in general studies have gone on to become:
- Board-certified assistant behavior analysts
- PR directors
- Marketing directors
- Communications directors
- Brand managers
- Sales and marketing directors
- Project coordinators
- Social workers
- Office managers
How Will Obtaining a Bachelor of Liberal Studies from Saint Joseph's University Enhance My Career?
Pursuing a General Studies B.L.S. at Saint Joseph’s University offers the opportunity to work with diverse, experienced faculty who are experts in their field. This online program provides a solid educational foundation and instills vital leadership and professional skills that are necessary across a vast majority of professions.
We are dedicated to helping you achieve your educational goals to help you succeed both personally and professionally in your career. Here is a small sample of the tremendous support Saint Joseph's University offers to adult learners:
- A full team of counselors, advisors and professors who offer one-on-one support
- Financial aid to those who qualify
- 24/7 technical support
- Transfer credits
- Assistance with the application process
At a Glance
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Adult undergraduate students can transfer up to 75 credits to put towards their bachelor's degree from Saint Joseph's University.
Completed a year or more of service with a recognized service organization? You may be eligible for our mission discount.
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