Central Penn College - Organizational Leadership Bachelor's Degree


Bachelor's Degree

Organizational Leadership

The Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership prepares students to gain a solid theoretical and practical education in the principles of effective leadership. Students are provided with an education to facilitate and enhance their professional employability within their respective field of study or continue on to graduate study. The program emphasizes understanding leadership issues and applying the exercise of ethical leadership in complex social, culturally diverse, team and organizational settings. 

You Will Learn to:

  • Compare and justify the need for leadership and management concepts 
  • Explore and examine leadership roles 
  • Discuss the knowledge, methods, and techniques needed to develop and motivate followers, resolve conflict and disputes
  • Examine and distinguish organizations as complex systems and the implications of workplace diversity, organizational change and corporate culture
  • Select and apply techniques to continually improve an organization by using critical thinking, problem solving, and various research methods to support decisions
  • Through service learning, students will synthesize and interpret the impact social responsibility plays on significant political and social issues 
  • Differentiate and compare principles of management, leadership, administration, and supervision

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Internship/Capstone Course

As a career-oriented college, and in addition to our hands-on curriculum, Central Penn requires all students to complete an internship or capstone course. This opportunity allows students to participate and experience their future careers in the real world. Internships are 180 hours in length and include a research project tailored to the individual's career path. 

Continuing education and online students may complete a capstone course in place of the traditional internship. This can be done at both the associate and bachelor’s degree level. This course requires an extensive research project and paper related to the student’s chosen career path.

Middle States Accreditation

Central Penn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (267.284.5000). The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Approved by: the Secretary of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to award the Master of Professional Studies degree, the Bachelor of Science degree, the Associate’s in Science degree, and the Associate in Applied Science degree.

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