Online Bachelor - Organizational Leadership


Overview of the Organizational Leadership Online Bachelor 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
  • Continue your education with IWU’s master’s and doctoral degrees in organizational leadership

Learn How 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

Career Data

Management Occupations

Average salary in the US (2018): $96,940 (Economic Modeling Specialists, Intl.)

Projected change in employment in the US 2018-28: +9.9%

Career Possibilities

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.

Featured Courses

  • Developing the Self as Leader
  • Leading Groups and Teams
  • Communication as Leaders
  • Leading in a Diverse and Global Context


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

Tuition & Financial Aid

Credit Hours Tuition
45 Total $392 / credit hour

The total cost of the program, including tuition, books, and fees, will be determined prior to your enrollment. The cost will be divided into several payments spread over the course of the program. Course textbooks will be shipped to you before each course begins. The cost of books increases for shipments outside of the 48 contiguous United States.

The total credit hours and per-credit-hour costs listed above are effective for the core program. For prerequisite or other required courses if applicable, students will need to pay for appropriate tuition, books, and any additional fees. Costs may change if you withdraw from the program and restart in a future program at a later date.

Financial Aid

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

For information about financial aid, call 800-621-8667, ext. 2516, visit our financial aid website, or email

Financial aid is not available for unclassified students.


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




Below are the lists of requirements for the BS in Organizational Leadership program. Click on each link to expand the requirements. If you have any questions about the admissions process, feel free to contact one of our admissions representatives at 1-866-498-4968.

Admission Requirements

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

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Credit must have been earned at a regionally accredited college or university or an institution accredited by the Association for Biblical Higher Education with a minimum grade of "C."
  • Courses must be approved by the School of Service and Leadership.
  • Students must complete at least 30 hours of the core curriculum at Indiana Wesleyan University.

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of 120 semester hours.
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Completion of the required core courses with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Completion of 30 hours of General Education Requirements as specified in the IWU Catalog.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees is required to receive a diploma.

Start Dates

Below are the program locations, upcoming dates, and meeting times for the Bachelor of Science with a major in Organizational Leadership program. This list is updated regularly as new classes are added.