Bachelor - Organizational Management

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If you would like to develop strategic planning, communication, and management skills, the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program offered through the Forbes School of Business & Technology at Ashford University may be right for you. You can learn more about the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Ashford University's online Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program examines management theory and its application in today's global business environment driven by technology. You will have the opportunity to study organizational leadership, organizational change management, effective team-building, conflict resolution, and the impact of group dynamics on organizational effectiveness. Additional topics covered include communication skills for the organizational environment, strategic planning and management techniques, and human resource management practices. You can examine how social issues such as poverty, illiteracy, sexism, racism, and drug abuse impact the modern day workplace; consider personal and organizational ethical theories and paradigms; and understand the effect of organizational ethics on reputation and performance. The program includes a capstone course in leadership and organizational management. This program is part of the Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University.

What are the Prerequisites?

Applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program should be interested in understanding how organizations operate and developing effective management skills. All applicants to Ashford University should possess a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs may have more specific requirements.

What are the Course Requirements?

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management is a 120-credit program. Course requirements include 46 general education credits, 50 elective credits, and 30 major credits.

Organizational Management Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Introductory Course Requirements
EXP 105 Personal Dimensions of Education
PSY 202 Adult Development & Life Assessment
Major Course Requirements
MGT 330 Management for Organizations
MGT 380 Leadership for Organizations
MGT 415 Group Behavior in Organizations
SOC 402 Contemporary Social Problems & the Workplace
COM 425 Communication in Organizations
MGT 435 Organizational Change (3 credits)
BUS 303 Human Resource Management
MGT 450 Strategic Planning for Organizations
PHI 445 Personal & Organizational Ethics
MGT 460 Leadership Priorities & Practice

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program at Ashford University is designed to prepare you for entry-level management positions in retail businesses, corporations, small businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. As a graduate of the program, you could seek positions such as:

  • Operations manager
  • Human resources manager
  • Administrative manager

Advanced Degrees

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management can help you prepare for graduate studies. Earning a master's degree in a related field can help you prepare for more challenging career opportunities. Examples of degree programs you may be interested in could include:

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Management
  • Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Studies
  • Master of Arts in Organizational Management and Development
  • Master of Business Administration in Organizational Leadership

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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