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BS in Organizational Leadership

Apply ButtonOrganizations across multiple industries seek leaders who are able to diagnose problems, motivate and inspire employees, implement change and devise innovative solutions to problems. Graduates of Trine University’s TrineOnline Bachelor of science in organizational leadership program will gain the knowledge and skill set required to fulfill that role in corporate and nonprofit sectors.

The organizational leadership degree prepares students with the competencies needed to serve as effective, impactful leaders in a variety of organizations. It is the entry point to leadership education at Trine University, offering graduates an easy transition into the Lou Holtz Master of Science in Organizational Leadership program.

The Experience

The online organizational leadership curriculum focuses on organizational innovation, team dynamics, organizational culture and diversity, influence and motivation, conflict resolution and leadership communication. Students in the program will identify critical behaviors that can positively impact their ability to lead and influence their organizations' members. Students will demonstrate these critical behaviors in team, culture and communication efforts within organizations.

The Results

Students who earn Trine University’s Bachelor of science in organizational leadership degree will identify leadership theories that can be applied to today’s increasingly complex organizational environments. Graduates will develop skills and abilities that will allow them to effectively innovate and guide organizations and their members, allowing them to advance in the workforce, further their education and/or make a positive impact in their communities.


Additional Information

A Bachelor of science in organizational leadership degree requires 120 credit hours

General Education - 42 credit hours

ENG 103 English Composition I
ENG 113 English Composition II
SP 203 Effective Speaking
ECO 203 Survey of Economics
PSY 343 Social Psychology
PHL 313 Ethics
Humanities Elective Humanities Elective
MA 113 College Algebra
Math or Science Elective Math or Science Elective
Math or Science Elective Math or Science Elective
Science Elective Science Elective
BA 213 Advanced Spreadsheets for Business
COM 213 Business Communications
PSY 113 Principles of Psychology

Leadership Core - 51 credit hours

BA 123 Business Concepts
BA 201 Professional Development & Strategies
BA 343 International Business
LAW 203 Business Law
LAW 403 Employment Law
LDR 101 Organizational Leadership Philosophy
LDR 103 Introduction to Organizational Leadership
LDR 203 Leadership Strengths and Skills
LDR 303 Contemp Leadership Theory/Practice
LDR 333 Leadership Development and Change
LDR 403 Creativity, Innovation, & Influence
LDR 453 Leadership Capstone
MGT 313 Human Resource Management
MGT 323 Leadership
MGT 333 Supervision
MGT 343 Human Resource Development
MGT 363 Organization Behavior
MGT 383 Principles of Project Management
UE 111 Adult Learning Orientation

Additional Program Requirements - 27 credit hours

BA 113 or Computer Literacy/Elective
Free Electives - 24 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog (Opens in a new window).

TrineOnline is an entirely online format which allows you to complete your degree in the comfort of your home and, for international students, home country. With new classes starting every eight weeks, you can complete your degree in as little as a year, or at a slower pace if you want.
We offer an affordable education for active duty military students working on their undergraduate degree. Please see our Cost and Investment page for more information.
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.

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