Organizational Leadership is an online program for those seeking additional opportunities in their career and/or are looking for new opportunities at this juncture in their life. The flexible degree prepares you for management and/or leadership roles in business, nonprofit and government agencies.
Our team is here to support you and can help you customize your degree to meet your needs.
Blaze the path that's best for you – anywhere! The degree is 100% online, with the core leadership courses offered in a 7-week format.
Our generous credit transfer policy is your most efficient path to a degree.
Our program celebrates prior education and job experience – every student comes from a different professional background. You may work in a daycare or in tech or in healthcare. Brainstorm and trade ideas with other professionals from a wide range of industries, and learn so much along the way. Our emphases allow you to tailor your major to your own career goals.
Learn what you have to do to kick off your degree and take the first steps to advance your career.
The organizational leadership program has two degree options to provide the flexibility you need to complete your degree. Our advisors will guide you to the best degree option for you and be with you throughout the program.
The Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) may be for you if:
This option is for technical college grads. The Bachelor of Applied Studies degree (B.A.S.) in organizational leadership is designed for students with an Applied Associate Degree from any Wisconsin Technical College System campus or other regionally accredited institution. Students who transfer an Applied Associate Degree to UW-Green Bay enter the University as juniors and then complete all other degree requirements.
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Leadership is the capacity to inspire others to learn more and do more to achieve a shared vision. With our required core courses, you'll build these foundational leadership skills. Each course is in an accelerated 7-week format, fully online. You'll build the skills you need to be an innovative and effective leader.
Find Your Classes
As an organizational leadership major, you have a choice among nine emphases to focus your education. Each emphasis is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in a particular field. As a student in one of the emphases, you'll take classes that apply directly to career-specific skills.
Focus Your Degree
Got a vision? We can bring it to life. This emphasis follows an accelerated format of 7-week courses that are 100% online.
"I enjoyed the flexibility in picking an area of emphasis that worked for my situation. The ability to select classes that were relevant to me...helped me achieve my goals."
Justin Gavin '21
Section Chief, Industry Services, State of WI
Need more information about the organizational leadership program? Lauri Welhouse, our program advisor, is here to guide you during your journey.