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Organizational Leadership, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #1168 (BCR) Dayton, OH, United States
The Organizational Leadership is a Bachelor of Science degree completion program from Wright State University that is leadership focused, multidisciplinary, and application oriented. 


This Organizational Leadership from Wright State University is designed for students with a two-year degree or its equivalent who want a broad academic background to prepare them for supervisory and management careers. The major combines courses in communication and administrative skills with the study of leadership theory and practice. Students will also learn problem-solving techniques and complete a leadership skills project. This integrated major prepares today’s and tomorrow’s leaders for challenges across all career fields.

Learning Outcomes

The Organizational Leadership conceptual framework is developmental in nature. The core of the framework consists of examining the leader as an individual and progresses to looking at the leader in communication with others, in relationship to the organization, and ultimately, the community. The conceptual framework consists of eight foundations (program-level outcomes): competence, credibility, communication, connections, culture, change, coaching, and civic engagement.

Organizational Leadership students will:

  • Students will gain an understanding of their leadership style by completing self-assessments, writing self-reflections, examining their level of emotional intelligence, confidence, and optimism, and by exploring their individual problem solving and decision-making styles. (competence)
  • Students will understand the importance of values, ethics, trust, integrity, accountability, initiative, follow-through, forgiveness, vulnerability, and personal brand as it relates to establishing credibility as a leader. (credibility)
  • Students will be able to demonstrate competence in numerous forms of communication: one-on-one, in a team environment, verbally, nonverbally, in writing, through listening, in a large group presentation, and virtually, using technology. (communication)
  • Students will be able to demonstrate the leadership behaviors necessary to motivate individuals and collaborate in teams to achieve organizational goals. (connections)
  • Students will gain an understanding of the components of an organization’s mission, vision, values, and goals and well as the various organizational systems and structures that exist, globally. (culture)
  • Students will examine how power, politics, and toxic leadership can affect organizational dynamics. (culture)
  • Students will be able to apply the principles of creativity, innovation, appreciative inquiry, adaptability, and resilience in leading organizational change initiatives. (change)
  • Students will learn the competencies associated with talent development in organizations. (coaching)
  • Students will understand the value of civic engagement through service or internship opportunities. (civic engagement)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pre-Service Workshop for CTE Teachers
  • Learning Environment
  • Career and Technical Education Practicum
  • Curriculum and Assessment
  • Global Engagement
  • Essentials of CTE
  • Safe, Supportive Learning Environment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completion of Associate’s Degree from an accredited college/university
  • Completion of:
  • 60+semester credit hours
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Completion of OL 2010 and OL 3020 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9498 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4789 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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