Grow Your Career with a BAAS in Organizational Leadership
Become an effective and innovative leader with a competency-based program that prepares you for an impactful career in an increasingly technological and global society. Designed for the working professional, this program offers fully online coursework so you can plan your studies around your busy life. Receive credit for what you know and can do, then accelerate your degree completion and job promotion opportunities.
2 year average
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
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Is this Program a Good Fit for You?
Organizational leadership students are typically interested in:
Organizational Leadership :: 1.03 SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED – Fresh
SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Organizational Leadership
Whether it’s a full year in the classroom or practicum courses and internships, you will engage in practical, real-world learning experiences that build confidence and skill.
Join the ranks of our graduates, more than any other college or university in Texas, who have gone on to become high school principals, superintendents and school counselors. Plus, enjoy assured success with a 97% pass rate on initial statewide teacher certification examinations.
Enjoy small classes, guidance and mentorship with a world-class faculty who are respected researchers in their fields.
Regardless of your chosen field, partake in excellence-driven programs that prepare you for the transformational challenges of a complex digital environment and global society through the promotion of instructional engagement, responsive research, quality service and active partnerships.
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Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries
US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018
Organizational Leadership :: 1.08 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Internships are offered as optional credit for this program and can be an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce organizational leadership students.
Organizational Leadership :: 1.12 FEATURED COURSES
You will examine ethics in the workplace and the role of organizational leaders in fostering ethical behavior. Case studies, discussion, self-assessment exercises and reading assignments explore the basic frameworks of ethical dealings and moral leadership. You will demonstrate a competency in critical thinking skills to both identify and remedy ethical issues typically encountered in organizational settings and interactions.
You will examine the role of quantitative data in managerial and entrepreneurial decision making. You will draw upon quantitative tools and analyses from several disciplines, especially statistics, economics, accounting and finance. You will demonstrate the usefulness of these tools and analyses in providing optimal technical options in decision-making situations. Emphasis is placed on the interpretation and translation of data into information for the benefit of internal and external consumers.
This course offers you an in-depth analysis of prevalent issues related to organizational change. Upon completion of this course, you will recognize and describe organizational change in varied organizations, explain and demonstrate behaviors and characteristics to establish credibility and legitimacy as a change agent, and recognize the current dynamic social, political and cultural environment for change and its potential impact on contemporary organizations.
CID :: Admission Steps
Step 1: Demonstrate Your Knowledge
To demonstrate your knowledge, you will submit evidence of a level of competence in reading, writing and mathematics. For more information about college admittance, you can check the Basic Skills Policy.
You are required to take or be exempt from the Texas Success Initiative assessment prior to enrolling in college; students without assessment scores because of exemptions that are not test or grade based must take a placement test to determine entry level in Math and English courses.
For more information about the assessment requirements, please contact the Office of Student Assessment & Evaluation.
Step 2: Submit Your Transcript(s)
Submit or request submission of official transcripts from high school, GED score report including percentile scores and/or each institution you attended. A transcript is considered official only if received directly from the sending institution or, if hand delivered, the transcript must be in a sealed registrar’s envelope.
Step 3: File for Financial Aid
Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and designate TAMUC as the college to receive your FAFSA information. TAMUC’s school code is 003565. For more information, please contact the Financial Aid Office at [email protected] or call at 903.886.5122.Back to menu
Organizational Leadership :: Earning Course Credit
Earn Course Credit Based on Your Experience
You may have transfer courses that complete the area of this degree where these credits would apply. Please email the Organizational Leadership Advising Office before proceeding with any of the following steps to check if you have applicable transfer courses.
Costs for contracting with Excelsior OneTranscript, UExcel®, CLEPs, CAEL’s, and Charter Oak State College learning portfolios are your responsibility and in addition to the per term tuition rate. Texas A&M University-Commerce is not affiliated with these third-party agencies.
We accept transfer credit from universities accredited through regional, national and professional and specialized accrediting agencies on a course by course basis as determined by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Questions concerning the evaluation of transfer credit should be directed to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions 903.886.5000.Back to menu
Organizational Leadership :: Program Costs
Tuition is a flat rate per seven-week term. Texas residents pay $750 per term and out-of-state residents pay $2,500 per term. Many of the courses include e-textbooks incorporated in the online competency modules.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many hours should I take?
Students initially register for six hours (two courses per-term). You have the opportunity to accelerate into another course with the expectation that you will complete the coursework by the end of the term. You may continue to add courses, one at a time, through the 5th Friday of the term.
What is the BAAS in Organizational Leadership Program?
The BAAS in Organizational Leadership is a competency-based education program that prepares innovative leaders for employment in an increasingly technological and global society. This entire program is available online and is tailored specifically for adult learners. The degree program focuses on leadership skills, including instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication, and other managerial skills that are applicable to all types of organizations including business, government, non-profits and education.
The BAAS in Organizational Leadership is an affordable way to earn a baccalaureate degree with a total of 120 semester credit hours. The competencies and courses are offered in seven-week terms so students will be able to accelerate their time to degree completion.
Do I have to come to campus for competency-based programs?
What is competency-based education?
How long are the terms for competency-based programs?
Can I use my employer’s tuition reimbursement program?
When may I start my major courses?
May I receive credit for prior work experience and/or professional training?
There are several opportunities for you to demonstrate prior learning and earn college credit. You can receive credit for military service (ACE), work experience, professional training, licenses, certifications, and by exam through the College Level Exam Program ® (CLEP).
See “What is Competency Based Education” above.
Is there an application fee?
If I retake a course, do I have to pay for it again?
Do my applied major courses need to be taken in any specific order?
How much is the tuition for BAAS – Organizational Leadership?
Texas-Residents pay a flat-rate tuition fee of $750 per seven-week term and $2,500 for non-Texas residents, regardless of how many courses the student enrolls in during the term. Tuition for general education/core curriculum courses and all professional development competencies will also include e-textbooks that are incorporated in the online competency modules.
Out-of-State Residents* pay a flat-rate tuition fee of $2500 per seven week term, regardless of how many courses/competencies the student enrolls in during the term. Tuition for general education/core curriculum will also include e-textbooks that are incorporated in the online competency modules.
*Texas A&M University – Commerce has been approved to offer educational programs to select states. Check to see if your state is on the State Authorization of Online Programs list.
What are the admission requirements?
How do I upload documents to my ManeSync ePortfolio?
To upload documents to your ManeSync ePortfolio, please complete the following:
- Sign into ManeSync.
- Click the icon with your initials located in the top right corner.
- A menu will pop up from the initial icon with multiple options. Select “Experiences.”
- You will be taken to a new page titled “My Experiences.” Click the “Add Experience” button located in the upper right corner.
- Once you have clicked “Add Experience,” a menu will appear. Select “Academic.”
- A form will pop up. Complete the form with the necessary information and the document you want to upload. If you are unsure of what information to put in the form please refer to the following:
- Experience name: Put the class name and document title
- Date: Use the date you are submitting your experience
- Reflection: What you learned from this experience
- Contact: Include your student information
- Upload your document. Documents over 10 MB will not be accepted. It is suggested to compress or upload in sections to reduce megabytes.
- Once finished, click submit. Your form will be reviewed and approved.