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Organizational Leadership (Project Management) ,BA

Organizational Leadership (Project Management), BA

Academic Programs / Undergraduate Degrees / Organizational Leadership (Project Management)

Business, Collaborative, Leader, Leads, Manage, Manages, Problem Solving, Projects, Telecommunications, analytical

Become a leader and skilled project manager. Leadership and project management are vital skills in today's job market. Employers from many fields and the public, private and nonprofit sectors seek to hire and promote those who can lead organizations and manage complex projects.

Program Description

The BA program in organizational leadership with a concentration in project management offers theoretically and skills-driven curriculum to prepare students to be excellent project managers and project management leaders.

Students learn to integrate leadership theory and practice in organizational leadership courses. They learn the skills and knowledge that leaders need to lead diverse teams, innovate, solve problems, communicate effectively, assess leadership and organizational effectiveness, manage resources and use emerging technologies in organizations. Students also acquire the skills necessary to manage complex projects: project leadership, project quality management, project risk management, project schedule management, project cost management and project resource management.

At a Glance
  • Additional Program Fee: No
  • Second Language Requirement: No
  • First Required Math Course: MAT 142 - College Mathematics
  • Math Intensity: Generalprogram math intensity general

Required Courses (Major Map)
Accelerated Program Options
This program allows students to obtain both a bachelor's and master's degree in as little as five years. It is offered as an accelerated bachelor's and master's degree with:

Acceptance to the graduate program requires a separate application. During their junior year, eligible students are advised by their academic departments to apply.

Admission Requirements
General University Admission Requirements:

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.
Freshman | Transfer | International | Readmission

Change of Major Requirements

A current ASU student has no additional requirements for changing majors.

Students should refer to https://changemajor.apps.asu.edu for information about how to change a major to this program.

Attend Online

ASU offers this program in an online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year. Applicants may view the program description and request more information here.

Transfer Options

ASU is committed to helping students thrive by offering tools that allow personalization of the transfer path to ASU. Students may use MyPath2ASU™ to outline a list of recommended courses to take prior to transfer.

ASU has transfer partnerships in Arizona and across the country to create a simplified transfer experience for students. These pathway programs include exclusive benefits, tools and resources, and help students save time and money in their college journey. Students may learn more about these programs by visiting the admission site: https://admission.asu.edu/transfer/pathway-programs.

Global Opportunities
Global Experience

The organizational leadership program uses transdisciplinary methods that prepare students to become world-class leaders in the contemporary and fast-paced global workplace. Through study abroad experiences, students develop the skills and knowledge that leaders need to solve problems, communicate effectively, manage complex projects and resources, and use emerging technologies in their organizations. https://goglobal.asu.edu/

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for a range of positions in the public and private sectors, including government, information technology, nonprofit agencies, businesses of many kinds and in the service industry. Graduates are prepared for jobs as technical project managers, project managers versed in the Agile methodology and others, senior project managers, portfolio or project managers or directors of project management. In addition, students may seek advanced study in the form of the Project Management Professional credential, graduate and postbaccalaureate degrees.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, project manager salaries range anywhere from $74,000 to $100,000. The bureau also indicates that the average project manager receives a little more than $42 per hour in wages.

Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.


Career *Growth *Median Salary
8.0%
$105,610
11.1%
$91,370
8.0%
$105,610
10.3%
$108,250
9.1%
$100,410
  
not available
12.2%
$71,620
8.0%
$105,610
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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Contact Information

What are Accelerated Programs?
Accelerated Programs allow students the opportunity to expedite the completion of their degree.

3 year programs

These programs allow students to fast-track their studies after admission and earn a bachelor’s degree in three years or fewer while participating in the same high-quality educational experience of a 4-year option. Students should talk to their academic advisor to get started.

4+1 year programs

These programs allow students to accelerate their studies by combining undergraduate with graduate coursework, which may allow them to earn a bachelor’s and a master's degree in as few as five years (for some programs).

Each program has requirements students must meet to be eligible for consideration. Acceptance to the graduate program requires a separate application. During their junior year, eligible students are advised by their academic departments to apply.
What are Concurrent Programs?
Students pursuing concurrent degrees earn two distinct degrees and receive two diplomas. ASU offers students two ways to earn concurrent degrees: by choosing a predetermined combination or creating their own combination. Predetermined combinations have a single admissions application and one easy to follow major map. To add a concurrent degree to your existing degree, work with your academic advisor. Either way, concurrent degrees allow students to pursue their own personal or professional interests.
What are Joint Programs?
Joint programs, or jointly conferred degrees, are offered by more than one college and provide opportunities for students to take advantage of the academic strengths of two academic units. Upon graduation, students are awarded one degree and one diploma conferred by two colleges.

What constitutes a New Program?
ASU adds new programs to Degree Search frequently. Come back often and look for the “New Programs” option.
What are Online Programs?
ASU Online offers programs in an entirely online format with multiple enrollment sessions throughout the year. See https://asuonline.asu.edu/ for more information.
What is the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)?
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a program in which residents of western states (other than Arizona) may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.

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