Online B.S. Organizational Leadership

Next Start


15 Core


Overview of the Online Organizational Leadership Program

Where can you use a degree in organizational leadership? The answer is simple: any industry, any career, any field.

The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership helps you change or advance your career, build your own personal leadership manual, and be an intentional leader in whatever vocational context you choose.

Organizations need leaders who can focus on their most important resource: their people. Use the tools you gain from your degree to empower others and help them grow into competent leaders as well. Wherever you work, you’ll be ready to inspire, motivate and lead your team to success.

  • 100% online program
  • Approximately 24 months to completion
  • Build your practical, leadership toolkit through the program's applied leadership focus
  • Complete projects in every core course that you can immediately use in your organization.
  • Continue your education with IWU’s master’s and doctoral degrees in organizational leadership

You’ll Learn To…

  • Develop as a leader and help others develop their leadership capabilities
  • Foster an environment that embraces diverse, multicultural, and global perspectives
  • Lead people and organizations through change and innovation
  • Integrate the value of faith, critical thinking, and ethics into leadership practice
  • Create your personal leadership "how to" manual in the program capstone project.

Career Options

  • Organizational leadership degrees are highly adaptable to any industry. The skills you’ll gain in this program can lead to management, administration, and general operations positions in human resources, sales, retail, construction, manufacturing, health services and more.

Continuing Education

Upon completion of the BSOL degree, you may also be prepared for advanced standing in IWU-National & Global’s Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program.

Graduates of the BSOL can earn dual credit for up to 25% of their MA Organizational Leadership degree as long as GPA requirements are met.


45 Total
$395/ Credit Hour *

Applicable fees for resources and services will be assessed throughout the program. Tuition and fees for prerequisites and required elective courses are in addition to the charges shown on the program cost sheet. Your tuition rate will remain the same as long as you remain continuously enrolled in the same program. Cost sheets may be requested from an enrollment counselor by calling 866.498.4968 or emailing


Financial aid is available in the form of grants, loans, scholarships, veterans benefits, and employer reimbursement.


Here is the list of courses required to complete the program. Full course descriptions may be viewed by clicking on the course titles. For further information, feel free to contact us.

15 Core Courses

These courses contain the program-specific knowledge. Upon completion, you should have the tools to conquer your new career with confidence. For a full list of courses required to complete your degree, please visit the Bachelor General Education page.



Click on each section to expand the different requirements for this program. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

  • Proof of high school graduation or GED certification.
  • Original transcripts from all previous college or university study at a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • Prior completion of at least 60 transferable credit hours is required before the student is eligible to start a bachelor core program.

  • Completion of 120 semester hours.*
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of the required core courses with a GPA of 2.25 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of general education as specified.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

*120 Semester hours include the required transfer credit, core courses, and other general education requirements.

If you do not have transferrable credits, IWU has alternative ways to help you achieve your goal. Fill out the form below to connect with us to learn more.

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Credit must have been earned at a college or university that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) with a minimum grade of "C".
  • Courses must be approved by the School of Service and Leadership.
  • Credit documented on a JST or CCAF transcript for training received in any MOS, NEC system, AFSC, and
    Coast Guard Ratings.


The BS Organizational Leadership at Indiana Wesleyan University has many convenient starts throughout the year. Listed below are the next available starts. If you don’t see a start that fits your schedule, connect with our enrollment team to see more future starts.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024