The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership provides an academic foundation for the professional and career-focused study of leadership principles and skills. It is specifically designed to advance the professional objectives of students who desire to complete a baccalaureate degree for career advancement and expanded job opportunities. The combination of leadership, management, and global and social-cultural perspectives provides graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective leadership at various levels and in a variety of occupational settings.
This degree program requires a minimum of 48 semester hours: 24 hours in the leadership core plus 24 hours in identified electives. Students must meet all University requirements for admission, continuance in the program, and graduation.
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Students who transfer to WKU with an applied associate degree (e.g., Associate of Applied Science) receive a 12-hour waiver from the overall upper-level course requirement (From 42 upper level hours to a total of 30 upper level hours). We also offer the opportunity to use Military credit hours based in Leadership in the major electives - this is done on a case by case basis by the Organizational Leadership Advisor.
If you have at least 60 credit credit hours and a 3.0 overall GPA, be sure to check out our Joint Undergraduate Masters Program ( JUMP)!
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