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Work your way up the ladder with a bachelor of arts in organizational development and leadership. You'll prepare to become a valued manager and leader in your organization.
The organizational development and leadership program is designed for professionals who are focused on their career and who desire to improve their skills in leadership, communication, and organizational effectiveness. This degree is for those who assume supervisory and leadership roles in diverse corporate, service, and nonprofit settings. The core curriculum concentrates on the skills of critical thinking, ethics, and dealing with organizational stability and change.
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Eligible students can earn both a bachelor of arts and a master of arts in organizational development and leadership degree through the accelerated organizational development and leadership program. This is a great option to take advantage of if you are considering a master's degree.
You can apply for admission to the program any time after you have reached 90 credits within the bachelor's program or upon associate dean approval. A 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for admission.
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You are allowed to transfer up to 90 credits from accredited institutions. You must complete 30 credits to meet the residency requirement, and 50% or more of the major courses must be completed at Widener.
As a Widener student, you will benefit from a convenient, innovative curriculum through which you will gain key knowledge, skills, and experiences for a competitive job market, centering around critical thinking, ethics, and dealing with organizational stability and change.
Explore critical issues in organizational development including leadership, communication, and organizational effectiveness. Your education will prepare you to manage effectively and lead your organization in navigating internal and external change.
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