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Bachelor of Arts: Organizational Management

The University of Arizona Global Campus's Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program is designed to develop or expand your leadership and managerial skills to meet the demands of supervisory or mid-management positions in nearly any type of organization.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Leadership styles, management theory and its applications, and principles and processes of various business areas, such as marketing, finance, and business communications, are among the main topics covered in the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program at the University of Arizona Global Campus. You will have the opportunity to learn about managerial decision-making tools, change management strategies, strategic planning models, leadership principles, and factors affecting organizational behavior. You will also study how to build effective marketing strategies, use technological communications tools, motivate and manage personnel, adhere to business laws, and analyze financial reports. Through these studies, you could develop an understanding of organizational practices and principles that increase and promote effectiveness, productivity, and change.

What Are the Prerequisites?

Before enrolling, you might have an academic background in business or management and demonstrate strong organizational, decision-making, and leadership skills, as managers in any setting are typically responsible for making decisions about staffing, systems, and other aspects of departmental operations and might assign tasks and oversee duties performed by various personnel. Applicants to the University of Arizona Global Campus should have a high school diploma or GED; some programs may have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The major curriculum of the BA - Organizational Management program accounts for 39 of the total 120 credits needed to obtain this degree. The remaining credits are earned in general education coursework (43 credits) and electives (44 credits).

Major Courses

Course CodeCourse Title
BUS 119 Principles of Personal and Organizational Leadership
BUS 250 Corporate and Social Responsibility
MGT 330 Management for Organizations
ACC 208 Accounting for Managers
MGT 380 Leadership for Organizations
BUS 330 Principles of Marketing
BUS 318 Organizational Behavior
BUS 340 Business Communication
MGT 435 Organizational Change
BUS 303 Human Resource Management
BUS 311 Business Law
BUS 370 Organizational Development
MGT 450 Strategic Planning for Organizations

What Could I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

You could be prepared to apply your managerial skills in areas like operations, marketing, human resources, or accounting, to name a few, following your completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management program. In these roles, you might be responsible for managing staff, creating departmental budgets, developing business plans, implementing communications processes, and ensuring that all activities and practices adhere to an organization's goals and policies.

Jobs that you might seek to fill include:

  • Staffing manager
  • Project coordinator
  • Labor relations manager
  • Sales and marketing manager

Advanced Degrees

As some companies might require a graduate degree for managerial advancement purposes, you might choose to enter a master's degree program following your graduation from UAGC's BA in Organizational Management program. Master's level studies allow you to learn more about managerial decision-making tools and processes, advanced managerial strategies, organizational change management, and organizational behavior.

Master's degree programs you might choose include, but are not limited to:

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Management
  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration in Organizational Leadership