Program Overview

Virginia University of Lynchburg offers students the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management, an entirely online program intended to cater to the needs of working adult students in need of flexibility in their program of study. This bachelor's degree is designed to instill candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary for successful management of and interaction with peers in the business world. Applicants should have or seek to gain skills in critical thinking, organization, and communication.

This program utilizes a cohort format in which students move forward through the program with the same group of peers. The groups usually consist of 15 to 20 students that become a sort of “online family” that fosters discussion and support. Students are enrolled in a full-time basis in order to remain with their cohort. The course load is typically two classes every eight weeks and the program can be completed in three semesters, each including two eight-week terms.

The curriculum in this program is intended to be taken in sequence as each course builds upon info learned in the one prior. The courses give students both specialized and general education so that they can pursue careers or further education at the graduate level upon completion of the program. Upon graduation, students should understand proper grammar and expand their use of the English language, identify and use the fundamentals and techniques associated with organizational behavior and management, and have an ethical, technology-literate view of the world of business.

To complete this program, students must earn a total of 120 semester credits, 36 of which go towards the organizational management core. Generally, students enter the program on a foundation of prior college credit or an Associate Degree. Course topics include managing human resources, organizational leadership and ethics, and biblical aspects of management.

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    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission

    School Overview

    Virginia University of Lynchburg is a historically black, private university located on a suburban campus in Lynchburg, Virginia. In addition to VUL’s main campus in Lynchburg, teaching sites are located in Danville, Burgess, Petersburg and Suffolk, Virginia. VUL was founded in 1886, and is the oldest school of higher learning in Lynchburg. The school was incorporated as the Lynchburg Baptist Seminary in 1886 by the Virginia Baptist State Convention. Throughout its history, VUL has been known as the Virginia Seminary, Virginia Theological Seminary and College and Virginia Seminary and college, and received its current name in 1996. The mission of VUL is to recognize the potential in every person, and to maximize the gifts of the individual within a nurturing Christian environment, that provides students with opportunities to develop into scholars and leaders.

    VUL offers on-campus and online programs and degrees which include certificate programs, and associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. The programs are housed in the following schools:

    • School of Arts and Sciences
    • School of Business and Technology 
    • School of Religion

    VUL’s Distance Learning Program is an alternative for students that are unable to attend class on the main campus or at one of VUL’s teaching locations the chance to advance their education.

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