Organizational Development and Leadership BLS

Format Offered: On Campus or Online

If you believe leaders are made, not born, the Organizational Development and Leadership program is a good fit for you.  

Leaders, and how they interact with people, plans, policies and even office politics, can dramatically affect how well an organization functions and performs in the marketplace. 

Bringing together psychology, sociology and communications coursework, this bachelor’s degree equips students with insights and applicable theories to successfully manage and position an organization for success through the effective use of human resources. Graduates are able to conduct research to promote effective, ethical management at the macro and micro levels. 

With the flexibility of evening coursework, working professionals can advance their education and career simultaneously. The degree is applicable to nearly any industry as it has a central focus on people in organizations. Students gain marketable skills, from analysis of individual relationships to the overarching management of the organization. The program not only delves into the topics of leadership from an educational perspective, but also brings the concepts to life by developing each student. 

Over 86% of Saint Joseph’s University Professional and Liberal Studies and Haub Degree Completion Graduates were employed full-time at the date of graduation. Whereas, 3% of the Professional and Liberal Studies class of 2017 have chosen to further their education by attending graduate school on a full-time basis while 6% have decided to delay their job search.

 

The demand for quality education professionals is on the rise. Building upon our existing expertise in this sector, Saint Joseph's University has created a School of Health Studies and Education, which will officially open in the Fall of 2019. Over 40 existing undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs, including this one, will be housed in this school.