Program Overview

East Illinois University offers a Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Professional Development is a degree designed to be for working adults who wish to complete their undergraduate studies, or students who need a flexible, convenient, and affordable option for their Bachelor’s degree. The program develops professionally oriented inpiduals with programs that meet their needs by preparing them for professional environments and professional expectations. Through this program, students will make connections between various professional fields and traditional social science disciplines. 

The program is offered on-campus or entirely online. The Bachelor of Science in Organizational and Professional Development degree is designed for working professionals, therefore online options are becoming a larger choice in professional studies because the flexible curriculum and schedule allows professional students the opportunity to follow their goals of higher education while maintaining their professional and personal schedules which they might not be able to do with the rigors of traditional on-campus classroom experience.

Graduates of the Organizational and Professional Development program will have acquired skills and knowledge to develop their personal and professional skills, they will be more marketable in their chosen professional field, they will have advanced their career options, they will network with students and area professionals, and they will be prepared to begin their master’s degree.  Students from the program will be able to direct the work of others, initiate organizational development activities, and oversee organizational development. In addition, the program will prepare students for positions as supervisors, project leaders, change agents, and trainers in a variety of business, government, and non-profit organizations.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Eastern Illinois University is a public state institution of higher learning located in Charleston, Illinois. Founded in 1895 as the Eastern Illinois State Normal School, the school’s original purpose was to be a two-year training school for teachers. Over the years the university has grown to include areas of specialization outside of education. The university changed its name to Eastern Illinois State College in 1947. Ten years later, the university adopted its current name.

    At Eastern Illinois University students can earn degrees at the bachelor’s and master’s level. Some of the most popular majors at EIU include business, education, communications and psychology. Online degree programs are offered through EIU's School of Continuing Education.


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