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Online Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Organizational Leadership, Bachelor of Applied Science

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CSU Pueblo Online’s Organizational Leadership, is a (2+2) program. The program is designed to enroll students holding a broad range of Associate degrees who are seeking a Bachelor’s degree providing knowledge and expertise applicable to advancement in administration, leadership, management and supervision in a variety of organizations including business, government and non-profit organizations.
At a Glance
  • Next Start Date June 10
  • Credits 120
  • Length Term: 8 weeks
  • Format Online
  • Tuition $450
  • Complete In 2-4 years

Program Details

The courses listed below must be included in the completed Associate degree or taken prior to enrollment in any upper-division program required courses.

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    Leveling Requirements

    The courses listed below must be included in the completed Associate degree or taken prior to enrollment in any upper-division program required courses:

    ACCT 101: Accounting for Non-Business Majors

    BSAD 265: Inferential Statistics & Problem Solving

    BSAD 270: Business Communications

    CID 103: Speaking & Listening 

    ECON 101: Economics for Non-Business Majors

    ENG 101: Rhetoric & Writing I

    MATH 101: Introductory College Mathematics 

    MGMT 201: Principles of Management

    MGMT 214: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Concepts

    General Education Natural Science with Lab 



    The following upper-division courses are required for graduation:

    BSAD 301: Ethics in Business

    CIS 365: Management Information Systems

    MGMT 301: Organizational Behavior

    MGMT 311: Operations and Quality Management

    MGMT 318: Human Resource Management

    MGMT 368: Project Management

    MKTG 340: Principal of Marketing

    PLP 350: Contemporary Leadership

    PLP 360: Applied Leadership

    MGMT 480: Leadership & Organizational Change




    Degree requirements allow up to 30 credits of open electives which can include any lower or upper-division credits (at least ten credits upper-division) taken at a regionally accredited institution of higher education, including credits taken to complete the leveling requirements, credits for prior experience, credits from military service, elective transfer credits, etc.

Upon completion of your BAS in Organizational Leadership you will be able to:

  • Develop skills and knowledge regarding leading and managing peopel in organizations
  • Develope awareness of personal characteristics including your personality, leadership characteristics, information processing style and other relevant characteristics, biases and predispositions
  • Build expertise for ensuring ethical organizational culture.

Skills you will gain:

  • Build expertise for ensuring ethical organizational culture
  • Problem-solving
  • Critical thinking knowledge


As a public and non-profit university, CSU Pueblo partners with you to make your education affordable. CSU Pueblo offers one affordable tuition rate, regardless of residency. 

Organizational Leadership BAS Tuition Rate: $450 per credit hour



Everyone deserves affordable education. That is why we offer a number of scholarships to help you achieve your education goals.


Financial Aid:

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Learning can lead to earning. Discover where the BAS in Organizational Leadership might take you and make informed choices about your future in education.


Diverse Industries:

  • Management 
  • Public Administration
  • Business Administration
  • Poject Management

Job Titles:

  • Business consultant
  • Human resources manager
  • Project manager
  • Marketing manager
  • Non-proft administrator

Applications for the the BAS in Organizational Leadership are accepted year-round. The admission requirements are the following:

Specific Admission Requirements
  1. Applicants must have completed an Associate’s level degree such as an Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate of General Studies (AGS) or an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree from a regionally accredited Institution of higher education with 60 credits minimum.
  2. If not completed as part of the required Associates degree students must complete a set of lower-division leveling courses which are a prerequisite foundation for upper-division BAS courses, and can be included as part of the open-electives.
  3. Upper-division transfer credits counted towards the degree requirements must be transferred from a regionally accredited Institution of higher education.

Admission Standards: CSU Pueblo is a moderately selective institution, and we are committed to providing access
to a 4-year college degree to any student is who academically prepared. We look at several factors to determine your
preparation, including your cumulative college GPA and the courses you have taken at your previous institutions. In
general, students with at least a 2.3 cumulative transfer GPA who have successfully completed all basic skill course-
work will be admitted to CSU Pueblo. Students who have not yet completed their basic skills courses or who have a
GPA below a 2.3 are still encouraged to apply, and may be admitted on a probationary status.


How to Apply

Applicants must complete the online application. The application requires official transcripts from all colleges which
the student has attended. Once the application and transcripts have been received, students will receive an admission
decision. Send official transcripts:


By mail at Colorado State University Pueblo:
Office of Admissions
2200 Bonforte Boulevard
Pueblo, CO, 81001


CSU Pueblo Online offers quality higher education instruction to students across the nation. With years of
combined faculty experience, you will learn from experts in the field who will help you take your career to new heights.
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The online Organizational Leadership, BAS program at CSU Pueblo is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Learn more about this accreditation by visiting
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Frequently Asked Questions



    You may be qualified for one or more scholarships offered by CSU Pueblo. You must have an updated FAFSA on file with Student Financial Services. Visit the Scholarships page for more information.



    It is important to check your PAWS account regularly to ensure your aid and bill look correct. Student Financial Services is open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is available via phone at 719.549.2753, email at, and take walk-ins.


    First, you'll need to complete our online application. Once all required documents are received, an admissions processor will begin reviewing your application. You should receive an admissions decision within two weeks of receipt of all required documents. For more information, contact our Enrollment Counselor at 719.549.2200.

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