With Southeastern University’s online bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership, discover foundational leadership principles that can be applied to any field.

Become an effective leader with the skills to communicate effectively, assume responsibility for an organization’s direction and coordinate teams and groups. You will develop a strong understanding of leadership theories and practices that guide successful businesses. Make a difference as a leader in the workplace and learn how to encourage others to achieve their goals. You’ll have the convenience of being able to study whenever and wherever you’d like and learn from faculty who are experts in their fields.

Through our online program, you’ll prepare to be a great leader in a variety of sectors, including:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Government administration
  • Church leadership
  • Business management
  • Education
  • Police
  • Military

While studying the leadership core courses, you will explore topics such as business communication, organizational behavior, human diversity and cross-cultural leadership. You’ll also learn the history of great leaders and how to apply servant leadership concepts. With the well-rounded curriculum, you’ll acquire a better appreciation of God and His creation, allowing you to thrive in any context.

With this program, you can choose a minor to strengthen your skill set and gain an advantage in the marketplace. Pair your degree with a minor in business to help broaden your knowledge of business management and learn how to become a business owner. With a minor in journalism, you can move into a leadership role in the newsroom. The possibilities are virtually endless.


Southeastern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

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Courses and Requirements

Comprised of 120 credits, SEU’s online bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership includes 56 credits of general education courses that will provide you with a well-rounded foundation. Thirty-seven credits of the degree make up the leadership core. You must also choose 27 credits of general elective courses.


Courses required to complete the program.

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How to Apply

When applying to SEU’s online bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership, you will need:

  • Undergraduate application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Biographical essay
  • Personal reference form
  • ACT or SAT scores (if applicable)

Tuition and Fees

Component Cost Total*
Tuition $390 per credit hour $46,800
Technology Fee $150 per semester $1,200
General Student Fee $150 per semester $1,200
Totals $49,200

Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Fees are charged per semester unless otherwise noted. This program takes an estimated two to eight semesters to complete, depending on transfer credits. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 866.858.6290 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.

Financial Aid

At SEU, we want to help make your online education even more affordable, so we offer a variety of financial aid options. About 98 percent of our students receive some form of financial aid, and we have multiple payment options available.

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Career Outcomes

After earning the organizational leadership online degree from SEU, you will have the credentials needed to pursue a variety of career paths, including:

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Benefits of Learning Online

By studying online with SEU, you’ll experience the luxury of being able to complete your course work during your own time, wherever you may be.

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