Organizational Leadership (BA)

Students interested in completing the BA program in the Gila Valley or Pinal County are encouraged to complete a Transfer Admission Guarantee program. Students should see admission requirements below.

The BA program in organizational leadership uses transdisciplinary methods that prepare students to become leaders in organizations. Students develop the skills and knowledge that leaders need to solve problems, communicate effectively, assess programs, manage resources and use emerging technologies in organizations. Students are prepared for a range of positions in the public and private sectors, including in government, health care administration, nonprofit agencies, in businesses and the service industry.

Arizona State University has established partnerships with Central Arizona College and Eastern Arizona College that allows students to complete their associate degree at CAC or EAC and then pursue this bachelor's degree through classes delivered on these campuses. More information about ASU degrees offered at these locations is available at https://transfer.asu.edu. This program is also offered at the ASU Colleges in Lake Havasu City; the major map is shown at https://webapp4.asu.edu/programs/t5/roadmaps/ASU00/LSORGLBA/null/CALHC/2018.

Those students interested in the organizational leadership online program may visit the ASU Online website for more information.

Degree Offered

Organizational Leadership (BA)
Integrative Sciences and Arts, College of

Location
Polytechnic campus, Cochise, Lake Havasu City, ASU@TheGilaValley, ASU@Pinal, ASU@Yuma, Online

Major Map

A major map outlines the degreeā€™s requirements for graduation.

Course Plan for Pathway Programs

Click on the academic year that you signed the pathway agreement. This will take you to the course plan that provides a list of required courses for graduation. If you have not already signed up for the pathway program, please complete the sign-up form and submit it to your community college advisor.


Affording College

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Financial Aid
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Career Outlook

Graduates possess skills and knowledge needed for leadership positions in a wide range of organizations --- such as business, government, health care administration, nonprofit agencies and the service industry. Students who complete the program on the ground in Lake Havasu City choose from three concentrations, with the following job titles based on information from other universities with similar degrees:

  • organizational behavior: knowledge manager, director of employee services, director of training, diversity specialist, performance evaluation specialist, community relations manager
  • organizational leadership: director of youth development, sales manager, executive assistant, housing assistant, supervisor, service manager, deputy sheriff trainee, sales executive, knowledge manager, talent manager, organization development consultant
  • project management: project manager, account manager, facilities manager, senior video producer

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Chief Executives-1.2%$173,320
Chief Sustainability Officers -1.2%$173,320
Training and Development Managers7%$101,930
General and Operations Managers 7.1%$97,270
Human Resources Managers8.8%$102,780
Marketing Managers 9.4%$127,130
Medical and Health Services Managers 16.9%$92,810
Quality Control Systems Managers -3.7%$92,470
Sales Managers 5.1%$110,660

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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