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Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Organizational leadership is all about the human side of business management, with a focus on how to motivate employees and implement organizational change.

The Palmetto College Online Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership is issued by USC Columbia.


This Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership includes diverse disciplines such as communications, history, philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology. The goal of the program is to teach students the practical skills they'll need to lead organizations and collaborate effectively.

Students will lean how to:

  • Write professionally
  • Empower employees
  • Delegate tasks
  • Negotiate conflict in the workplace
  • Overcome obstacles to create a better workflow

Within the degree, students will focus on areas:

  • Employer and Employees
  • Law, Policy and Organizations
  • Workplace Dynamics

See the curriculum


Prerequisites & Requirements

Students must have 60 hours of college credit to apply for this online degree program.  If you haven't earned your hours yet, you can do so at any of our Palmetto College campuses statewide, or at any technical college. To find out if you're qualified to apply for this program, please contact a Palmetto College advisor.

Total requirements for this degree: 120 hours
Major requirements available online: 60-63 hours
GPA: 2.25 on a 4.0 scale


Program Length

If you’re a full-time student, the program should take about two years—the same as if you were attending class in-person. If you work and go to school, you may need to take a lighter course load.

Talk to an advisor about how to balance Palmetto College classes with your schedule.


Important Dates

Semester Application Deadline  Missing Documents Final Registration  Tuition Deadline Class Start
Fall 2017 July 1, 2017 August 1, 2017 August 30, 2017 August 16, 2017 August 24, 2017
Fall II 2017

September 15, 2017

 ***USC Campus Transfers can submit applications until October 1, 2017***

October 1, 2017 October 23, 2017 October 23, 2017 October 23, 2017
Spring 2018 November 1, 2017 December 1, 2017 January 16, 2018 January 10, 2018 January 16, 2018
Spring II 2018 March 1, 2018 March 1, 2018 March 19, 2018 TBD March 19, 2018



Ready to get started?

Call, chat, or email us today! Our representatives can create a plan that takes into account your earned credits and your unique circumstances.

If you've already talked to a Palmetto College advisor, just follow the application instructions for this degree.