Organizational Leadership Degree
Learn on campus or on-line, plus get credit for military courses.
This degree program is ideal for students who are:
- Seeking a commission as a military officer;
- Seeking a leadership position with a local, state, or federal agency;
- Looking to build on experience gained through military service or a junior military college; or
- Planning to pursue a master's in Homeland Security and Emergency Management or other JPS related master's program
The Organizational Leadership degree is designed to develop individuals who have the knowledge and capability to take on leadership roles in a variety of settings. It was created to provide a curriculum in which students can advance their leadership skills while sharing ideas and experiences through the scientific study of leadership theories using a multidisciplinary curriculum. The program has applications to military professionals, state and federal agencies, law enforcement, universities and colleges, non-profit organizations, as well as other organizations engaged in counseling, training and development, life-span learning, and health care.
The degree requires 120 semester hours of course work, which include the university’s general education requirements, the major requirements and elective courses described below and general electives. Students must choose COMM 1010 or 2212, as one of the two required core courses within the humanities and fine arts area. In addition to AUM core requirements, students must take POLS 2020, a departmental requirement, within the history, social and behavioral sciences area; and must take MATH 2670, an additional requirement by the School of Sciences. MATH 2670 may be substituted by JUST 4000 with academic advisor approval.