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Online Organizational Leadership Major

Bachelor of Arts

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Fully-online leadership degree

Today’s organizations need employees with advanced leadership skills and the ability to address the complex needs of global systems and intercultural communities. You can be that leader.

With Hamline’s online degree completion major in organizational leadership, you will:

  • Develop the skills and mindset for leading people, processes, and projects across all aspects of an organization
  • Get the tools you need to serve as a leader in a variety of settings, including nonprofit organizations, businesses, local government, and public agencies
  • Examine your own values, strengths, and beliefs to create a leadership practice that fits your career goals
  • Learn to navigate, diagnose, and lead change within complex systems

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Organizational leadership degree career outcomes

Average job growth for leadership fields


Average growth in leadership fields through 2030, per U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Median annual salary for managers


The median annual salary for manager positions, per U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Additional lifetime earnings with degree


For those with bachelor's degrees over those with some college, per Georgetown U.

Online organizational leadership program details

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BBA vs. BA in organizational leadership

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

17 required courses for major 12 required courses for major
Finish in as few as 18 months Finish in as few as 12 months
Wide area of skills covered in accounting, finance, business analytics, management, and marketing Specialized focus on leadership, including preparation in communications, professional writing, ethics, and leading teams


Note: Time to completion is determined by the number of courses, the credits you transfer to Hamline, and the pace at which you enroll in courses. Get more information on our frequently asked questions page.

Explore career paths for organizational leadership majors

What can you do with a major in leadership? Explore a few of the possibilities with the jobs and fields outlined below.

  • Administrative services manager
  • Facilities manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Public relations and fundraising manager
  • Sales manager
  • Social and community service manager
  • Training and development manager

Take your studies further with graduate school

Many of our graduates go on to graduate school to advance their knowledge and skills and push their careers further. Examples of advanced study include:

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