Online Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Leadership

The online Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Leadership degree shares coursework with the BA in organizational leadership but focuses on applied leadership skills rather than theoretical aspects of leadership. It uses transdisciplinary methods that prepare students to become leaders in a variety of organizations while developing students’ skills and knowledge.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 15

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 45

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The online Applied Leadership program will prepare students for leadership positions in a wide range of organizations and career fields with a focus on the practice of innovative and effective leadership. The program will provide an AAS to BAS path for ASU’s community college partnerships at the Polytechnic campus and for ASU Online students. Students who have earned AAS degrees in areas including, but not limited to, fire science, environmental technology, machine shop technology and welding technology, will learn and apply the leadership skills necessary to become effective leaders in those vocational environments with career opportunities as team leaders, floor managers and shift captains.

The concentration in applied leadership will share coursework with the BA program in organizational studies but will focus less on theoretical aspects of leadership and more on applied leadership skills. It uses transdisciplinary methods that prepare students to become leaders in a variety of organizations. Students develop skills and knowledge that leaders need to solve problems, communicate effectively, assess programs, lead projects and manage resources.

Featured courses


OGL 300: Theory and Practice of Leadership


OGL 355: Leading Organizational Innovation and Change


OGL 345: Organizational Ethics (HU)


OGL 482: Organizational Leadership Pro-Seminar II (L)


OGL 481: Organizational Leadership Pro-Seminar I


OGL 320: Foundations of Project Management


OGL 350: Diversity and Organizations (L & C)


OGL 340: Special Topics


Related careers

Students who complete the online Applied Leadership BAS degree program may be prepared for the following careers:

Agricultural Technician


Growth: 6.3 %
Salary: $39,910

Automotive Mechanic


Growth: 6.1 %
Salary: $39,550

Crime Scene Investigator


Growth: 16.8 %
Salary: $57,850

Electrical Engineering Technician


Growth: 2 %
Salary: $63,660

Electronics Engineering Technician


Growth: 2 %
Salary: $63,660

Environmental Specialist


Growth: 12.1 %
Salary: $45,490

Food Quality Control Technician (Food QC Technician)


Growth: 6.3 %
Salary: $39,910

Health Sciences Manager


Growth: 9.9 %
Salary: $118,970

Manufacturing Sales Representative


Growth: 5.2 %
Salary: $56,970

Prestigious faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements. 

  • American Educational Research Association fellows. 
  • American Psychological Association fellows. 
  • Fulbright scholars. 
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Prestigious faculty

Faculty in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts are deeply committed to exploration in their fields of work. Many of our faculty and staff are recognized both nationally and internationally for their achievements. 

  • American Educational Research Association fellows. 
  • American Psychological Association fellows. 
  • Fulbright scholars. 
  • Numerous achievement awards in fields from psychology to writing.

Admission requirements

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You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Don't meet admission requirements?

You can still earn your way into this program through the Earned Admission Pathway. Through this pathway, you can demonstrate your ability to succeed at ASU by completing online courses with a 2.75 GPA or higher.

To begin, submit an application to ASU. An enrollment coach will reach out with more information if the Earned Admission Pathway is right for you.

Study at a globally recognized university

ASU is a global university recognized for its commitment to innovation, research and high-quality academic programs. Our university has been recognized with peer-reviewed honors from U.S. News & World Report.

#1


in innovation for 5 consecutive years, ahead of Stanford and MIT.

Top 10


Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.

Top 10%


Best Global Universities.

80%


of graduates reported that their experiences at ASU inspired them to explore new career opportunities.

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