Organizational Leadership, B.S. (Online)

Bachelor of Science 

Catherine T. MacArthur School

Earning your bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership ONLINE through the Palm Beach Atlantic University's Catherine T. MacArthur School will give you a competitive edge in today’s challenging employment arena. This program helps you do more, preparing you with the skills needed to move your team, department or company forward. PBA offers guidance that focuses on biblical, historical, theoretical and practical studies. Combined with our thriving community connections, we help you develop skills to reach your potential.

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What can I do With This Degree?

  • Business consulting
  • Business executive
  • CEO
  • Entrepreneur
  • Marketing firms
  • Management
  • Nonprofit executive director

Program Details

Distinctively PBA

The Catherine T. MacArthur School will empower you to bring positive change to the world. You’ll take part in a multi-dimensional approach to learning, exploring how to effectively lead intellectually, spiritually and professionally both locally and globally.

Features of our distinguished leadership degree:

  • Flexible. Our leadership classes meet one night per week, allowing you to balance your home and work commitments with your educational goals. 
  • Fast. Our accelerated programs allow you to earn your leadership degree in about 24 months.
  • Personalized attention. Classes are limited to no more than 20 students, which enhances learning and interaction with faculty and other students.
  • Affordable. PBA’s degree program is competitively priced, which helps you afford to follow your career dreams.
  • Rooted in faith. PBA’s leadership courses are infused with Christian morals and values to provide you with a solid foundation for ethical conduct in business.

Our program delivers specific benefits such as:

  • An emphasis on the hands-on application of knowledge in daily business, which will equip you with a competitive edge in today’s employment environment
  • Providing you with 121 credit hours that consist of 45 hours of general education, 44 hours of organizational leadership major and 32 hours of electives, transfer credits or Professional Education Credits. Small classes comprised of 15 – 20 fellow adult students
  • The convenience of learning at any of our campuses, plus the option to take courses online if you choose
  • This program is specially designed for students who want to complete a bachelor’s degree that will apply to a variety of work settings
  • Accelerated courses are offered weeknight evenings at PBA’s West Palm Beach and Orlando campuses in eight-week terms
  • Two entry points: fall (August) and spring (January) with application deadlines of August 1 and December 1

Christian-based classes

PBA'S Christian-based classes emphasize values and ethics in the workplace and in life. Gain the personal growth, knowledge and skills to:
  • Lead and foster change as you manage people and processes
  • Communicate effectively and make solid decisions
  • Manage and resolve conflict
  • Understand the value of a multicultural organization and create a collaborative environment for more effective teams
  • Maximize your leadership potential and increase your communication effectiveness with this valuable bachelor’s degree.
  • Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to enable you to be more successful in workplace, family, community and multicultural environments

Closer to a degree than you think?

You might be closer to completing your degree than you might think once transfer and Professional Education Credits are applied. Your admission counselor can guide you through this process.
Up to 42 credits of upper-level coursework completed at other regionally accredited colleges will be considered to apply to this degree (transfer). 
Professional Educational Credit for your prior formal training and professional work experience will be considered to apply to this degree.

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog. 

Tuition & Fees

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid. Calculate Costs.