Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

What is a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership?

The Organizational leadership bachelor's degree program will provide specific training in managerial strategies, employee communication and organizational structuring. Students will learn about negotiating business and employee needs, re-training strategies, analyzing financial reports and making organizational changes. Graduates can gain employment in human resources departments, financial management firms, healthcare facilities and nonprofit organizations.

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Our Bachelor's degree program in Organizational Leadership will prepare students for careers that involve motivating employees and making management decisions. In these programs, students will learn about strategies for instructing workers and team members, resolving conflicts and implementing new policies. They will also learn about building professional relationships with clients and employees. Graduates will possess the skills to facilitate meetings, supervise business restructuring and analyze market research.

Relevant and well-rounded curriculum

Organizational leadership degree program covers a broad range of topics, including communication, finances, sociology, management and business strategies. Coursework in these programs include:

  • Communication techniques
  • Strategic leadership
  • Business ethics
  • Group behavior
  • Organizational change
  • Data analysis and presentations
  • Human resources
  • Non-profit organization leadership

Finish what you started

CBU's B.A. in Organizational Leadership is a specially designed degree for working adults who are looking to finish what they've already started. An accelerated degree program which can be completed in as little as 16 months, the B.A. in Organizational Leadership is aimed to be helpful for students who desire to earn their degree while working. A degree in Organizational Leadership from CBU's Online and Professional Studies allows students to earn their bachelor's degree at an accelerated pace CBU offers courses in a variety of settings: purely online, blended (hybrid) or in traditional classroom settings. With a variety of different settings, CBU allows students to integrate schooling into their lives, as well as keeping a balance of faith, work and family. 

Professors with working knowledge

Dynamic forums for discussion and interaction, online leadership courses through CBU’s B.A. in Organizational Leadership degree-completion program connect aspiring professionals and accomplished faculty. CBU's faculty consists of quality professors who help to make sure that earning your degree online is an enriching and enjoyable experience.  As successful professionals, mentors, as well as instructors, professors bring practical, applicable working knowledge into the classroom, and into the hands of students. 

Purposeful Education

In keeping with CBU’s Christian-based mission, the B.A. in Organizational Leadership distance learning degree program integrates faith into coursework as it applies to developing professionals with strong work ethics and moral character, who are prepared to find and fulfill their purpose — professionally as well as personally.

What are CBU's admissions requirements?
  • 24 transferrable units preferred
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Speak with an Admissions Counselor to discuss options at 951.343.3900 or cbuonline@calbaptist.edu
How much will my education at CBU cost?
  • Approximately 49 units to graduate depending on transferred units
  • Costs vary depending on the number of units transferred
  • Per unit cost is $511
How can I afford to go to CBU?
  • Financial assistance is available
  • The first step is to fill-out the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • CBU’s FAFSA School Code: 001125
Contact Admissions

Phone: 951.343.3900
Email: cbuonline@calbaptist.edu


Program Requirements

Program requirements include coursework to complete the designated major, the Christian Studies general education requirement, and in some cases, upper division electives. To complete a degree students must complete all major, general education and degree requirements.

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership Major Program (49 units)

Prerequisites to Program

Composition
Intermediate Composition

Upper Division Requirements (42 units)

Human Resource Management
Business and Organizational Management
Project and Team Management
Interpersonal Communications
Rhetoric and Persuasion
Leadership Theory
Personal Leadership
Communication Principles for Leadership
Ethical and Biblical Principles for Leadership
Decision Making and Leadership
Culture and Leadership
Group and Leadership
Organizational Theory and Design
Career and Professional Development (Capstone)

Additional Program Courses (7 units)

Overview of the Bible
Foundations of Christian Thought

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $14,403   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Tuition Reimbursement and Loan Recipient

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$2,500   Employer Tuition Reimbursement**

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 9 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$14,403   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$14,403   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes graduate level)

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $9,777   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Scholarship and Loan Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Scholarship and Loan Recipient

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$2,500   Disablity Scholarship**

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 6 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$9,777   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$9,777   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes graduate level)

Financial Aid Assistance Scenarios

Scenario 1 – Veteran’s Benefit Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Veteran’s Benefits – Post 9/11 GI Bill &
CBU Yellow Ribbon Program

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)
- $18,885   GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Benefits
$0

Scenario 2 – Grant and Loan Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Pell, Cal Grant & Stafford Loan Recipient

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$5,645   Pell Grant (maximum estimate)**
$9,084   Cal Grant A (maximum estimate)**
$5,500   Stafford Loan***

Scenario 3 – Loan Recipient
Full Time 12 units: fall, spring, summer
Stafford Loan Recipient-Subsidized and Unsubsidized

$18,885   Cost Estimate Per Year* (Tuition/Fees)

Financial Aid Assistance Options
$18,750   Subsidized & Unsubsidized Stafford Loan***
Examples Only: Assumes Eligibility by filing a FAFSA and meeting all eligibility criteria

* tuition costs based on cost per unit
** must be eligible to qualify
*** based on eligibility (assumes Independent Student, Junior grade level)

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