Eastern University

1300 Eagle Rd, Saint Davids, PA 19087-3696

Program Details

Eastern University’s Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership is intended for students who want to enhance their understanding of and lead strategic change and renewal in organizations. Students develop skills in strategy and develop the ability to diagnose organizational needs, dynamics, and opportunities for growth. Students will learn how to develop cost-effective and comprehensive approaches to improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness.

The curriculum draws on Judeo-Christian values and ethics broadly speaking and challenges students to develop and apply critical thinking and collaboration skills to work with stakeholders to design and lead planned organizational change. Students learn to identify the costs and consequences of planned change as well as develop a solid foundation in business practice.

The major in organizational leadership aims to give students the skills and knowledge to be effective members of organizations through the application of systems theory to project management. The program gives students a holistic view of organizations and structures so students may understand the interrelation of leadership, organizational structure, culture, and processes and how these affect performance. The intensive course of study consists of a significant online component and offers students the flexibility to choose to complete their capstone research with for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organizations.

The bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership requires a minimum of 121 credits. Three types of courses comprise the program: Organizational leadership courses in the major, general education, and elective courses. Students develop the knowledge and skills to add value to an organization in three major areas: self-management, team leadership, and organizational change.

The program is best suited for students who wish to enhance their level of engagement with organizations. Individuals who are currently working in a management or leadership capacity will reap the maximum benefit of the curriculum because course concepts can be directly applied to current experience. The program is purposefully broad in order to enable students to apply their education in a variety of contexts inside and outside the traditional for-profit business world.

EU’s Campolo College of Graduate and Professional studies offers undergraduate academic programs specifically aimed toward adult students seeking to earn an undergraduate degree. Therefore, prospective students must have a high school diploma or the equivalent and be 21 years of age or older. Students must have a minimum of 60 transfer credits or have graduated from an accredited two-year college.

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    Program Overview

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor Completion
    • Delivery Format:
      100% Online
    • Completion Time:


    Students must have a minimum of 60 transfer credits.

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Middle States Commission on Higher Education


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