Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership (Online) - Careers
The University of South Alabama offers an online bachelor’s degree in organizational
leadership. Employers on the upper Gulf Coast represent a range of industries (maritime,
aerospace, logistics, engineering, automotive, construction, petrochemical, hospitality
and more). The fully online bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership attracts
both traditional and nontraditional students who may be established in a job, but
need a four-year bachelor’s degree to move into a leadership role.
“Quote about this program and how this is a wonderful opportunity for prospective
Dr. Paige Vitulli
Program Coordinator, Organizational Leadership
Chair, Department of Integrative Studies
Take the Lead
Organizational leadership majors take classes focused on management and leadership
skills, which prepare graduates for work in the following areas.
▼ Training and Development
This degree teaches students how to match talented individuals to the right positions,
motivate employees to produce their best work and design informative training initiatives.
Your courses cover political systems, state governments and global relations to help
you become ready to provide leadership in a government agency or the court system.
▼ Human Resources Management
Classes help to prepare you to lead hiring, training and diversity initiatives in
your workplace and provide an objective perspective when conflicts arise.
▼ International Business
Through classes on diversity and cross-cultural relations, you learn to work in foreign
environments or with teams that span the globe, and you may also choose to study a
▼ Labor Relations
You may serve as the go-between for a union and an employer, and study contract negotiations
and conflict resolution.
▼ Management Consulting
Taking courses on power, ethics, organizational structure, team management and communication
prepares you to advise businesses about how to take their operations to the next level.
▼ Marketing and Advertising
You can study consumer behavior, product management and social media advertising campaigns
to increase your organization’s customer base and improve attitudes toward your services.
▼ Public Relations
Leaders often serve as the public face of their organizations, so courses about communications
and consumer research are valuable preparation for that role.