The Bachelor of 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.
The interdisciplinary studies major, which is offered 100% online, provides students with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies (B.L.S.) degree in one of three concentrations: autism studies, humanities or social sciences.
What Is the Interdisciplinary Studies Major?
Saint Joseph’s University provides flexible online, evening and accelerated classes for adult students seeking a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. The interdisciplinary studies degree offers a well-rounded curriculum with several academic concentrations to best suit your personal and professional goals, including:
Flexible Bachelor's Degree
Saint Joseph’s University offers adult learners flexible course options that will fit into their busy schedules. The autism studies concentration is offered completely online, with small virtual class sizes making it easy to connect with your professors and classmates. Meanwhile, the humanities and social sciences concentrations combine online and on-campus evening courses.
What Can I Do with an Interdisciplinary 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 interdisciplinary 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 bachelor's in interdisciplinary studies 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
|Degree||Bachelor of Liberal Studies (B.L.S.)|
Online or hybrid
Fall, spring or summer
Adult undergraduate students can transfer up to 75 credits to put towards their bachelor's degree from Saint Joseph's University.
Adult learner merit scholarships between $500-$2,000 per semester and a 25% discount to City of Philadelphia employees through the Mayor's Return to Learn program are available to those who are eligible.
Saint Joseph's is a Yellow Ribbon School that accepts GI education benefits. Our Office of Veterans Services can help you access and understand your benefits.