Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning
The open door to leadership and learning
Advance your career and increase your earning potential by finishing your undergraduate coursework online and earning a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Learning (OLL) degree from the University of Louisville. Our innovative curriculum and award-winning faculty provide an educational experience you won’t find anywhere else.
The OOL online program offers an ideal way for adults with extensive documented work experience (minimum of five years) in leading, training or teaching, and prior college credits or a two-year degree to finish their bachelor's degree in a convenient and affordable manner. Graduation for this degree program requires a minimum of 123 credit hours, which include the major concentration courses, general education required courses, elective courses and work specialization.
Our typical students come from various industries including health care, military, industry, business, government, public, private and not-for-profit service and education organizations.
The Organizational Leadership and Learning undergraduate program features three concentrations that help students enhance their skills in leadership,
organizational change, workplace development and performance. Students will explore
new concepts and design hands-on projects while in the program.
- Core Credits 100% online
- 35 credit hour curriculum (12 classes)
- Up to 48 credit hours earned for Prior Learning
- Degree may be completed in three intensive enrollment semesters
Credit for Prior Learning
In the first major course, ELFH 300 Prior Learning Assessment, students evaluate and document their learning from work experiences, existing course credits and associate degrees, technical and specialized training to receive credit for the specialization. You may earn up to 48 credit hours in the specialization component at no cost (equivalent of 16 courses). Students then proceed to the remaining courses in the designated concentration.
Graduates of this program are employed in training development, instructional design, human resource and workforce development roles. The program prepares them to be instructors in their specialization area, developers of performance improvement interventions, leaders and evaluators of human resource projects.
Program graduates have built successful careers as group coordinators, leaders, insurance sales agents, plant and mid-level managers, and supervisors.
The number of jobs for individuals with a bachelor's
degree in organizational leadership, is expected to grow 13% between
2010 and 2020.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov