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Business Administration - Leadership, Organization, and Management, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
La Grande, OR, United States
This program is designed to prepare students for graduate school or positions in management, marketing, accounting, tourism, and finance and provides a theoretical framework of the business discipline with intensive education and practical experience in a concentration area.

Overview

The Business Administration degree program provides a strong focus on practical, hands-on experience. Professionals in the business community suggested important concepts, experiences and skills that help students develop into effective business leaders.

With a leadership, organization, and management concentration, students will be prepared for entry level supervisory positions in both for profit and not-for-profit organizations as well as starting and running their own business.

Leadership, Organization, and Management Career Paths

Personnel Management

Also known as human resources management, this field is concerned with hiring, training, and maintaining employees. Some of their duties include conducting interviews, selecting the best people for the job, providing orientation and training seminars, managing wages/salaries & benefits, and conducting performance appraisals. Having good communication skills is very important for a personnel manager.

Recreational Management

A recreational manager is in charge of developing programs for specific people, or types of people at different recreational centers. They need to keep in mind different factors such as disabilities, and age when they are developing these programs. Some other tasks that the recreational manager needs to take charge of is to keep the community informed of the different activities available, and to keep track of finances.

Hospital Administration

A hospital administrator helps to direct and oversee the different departments within the hospital. They are in charge of enforcing policies, acting as liasons, ensuring the departments are working as a team, hiring new employees, and conducting performance evaluations. Since they are in charge of public relations, hospital administrators need to attend different councils, fundraising events, and conventions to help create a positive image. Staying up to date with current regulations and medical and health issues is very important also.

Operations Management

An operations manager deals with the efficiency and effectiveness of the production and delivery of goods and services. They oversee the processes and activities within production and delivery to make sure everything is running smoothly. There are many different fields for operations managers to enter including manufacturing, distribution, and service based companies. It is important for them to directly oversee the employees within their area of control. There are often opportunities for operations managers to be promoted to upper management.

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:
  • Principles of International Business 
  • Legal Issues for Leaders 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Organizational Behavior 
  • Leaders & Leadership Process 
  • Project Management 
  • International Management 
  • Senior Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

    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:

    61

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 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

  • Completed Application for Undergraduate Admission and pay the non refundable $50.00 application fee.
  • Sealed official high school transcripts or GED scores.  Please go to the GED Testing Service site to request an official transcript.
  • Official SAT or ACT test scores (see below to determine what tests are required)
  • Sealed official college transcripts (if applicable)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    405 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 405 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    153 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 153 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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