USM Online

BS in Leadership and Organizational Studies

The Online Degree that Prepares You to Lead

The Online BS in Leadership & Organizational Studies combines a liberal arts program with an exploration of how organizations operate and how leadership functions. For working people, the online bachelor’s program is a flexible way to attain a degree that has direct application in the workplace.  Apply today.

Bring new value to your organization

Integrating theory and practice, our program draws on faculty from diverse backgrounds to prepare you for leadership roles in the nonprofit, public or private sectors. The program emphasizes:

  • The need to understand and work with people
  • The dynamics of change
  • The interdisciplinary nature of organizational operations
  • The practical application of theories and leadership concepts

Flexible, online bachelor’s program

Our online format enables you to continue working as you complete your degree requirements. You can even combine your online learning with classes on campus. Apply today.

Outcomes and opportunities

Students in the Online BS in Leadership & Organizational Studies program gain valuable, transferable skills in effective communication, group dynamics, mediation, needs assessment, critical reading and analysis, and teamwork. Graduates have taken on new responsibilities and leadership roles in areas such as:

  • Career planning
  • Corporate recruiting
  • Office administration
  • Operations management
  • Events coordinating
  • Human resources
  • Quality systems coordination
  • Sales

Transfer or complete your degree

If you are completing your bachelor’s degree as a transfer or returning student, please contact an Admissions Counselor who will help you get started. Apply today.