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Program Contact

Professor Amanda Kilmer
Organizational Leadership Coordinator
Founders Hall 555 J


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Organizational Leadership

NKU's Organizational Leadership program explores both theoretical and practical understandings of leadership by examining leadership in various types of organizations and across organizational levels and positions.


The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership is comprised of four groups of credit hours:

  • Foundation of Knowledge (general education)
  • Organizational Leadership Major Courses,
  • a Secondary Area of Study (i.e., area of concentration or minor), 
  • and general electives.

The Minor in Organizational Leadership consists of six courses, or 18 credit hours:

  • Two required courses (LDR 300 and LDR 308) 
  • Four LDR courses (any level) of choice. 
  • (If your catalog is prior to 2012, please consult your advisor for requirements).


Delivery Modes

Each program is available in a variety of delivery modes, including:

  • Traditional, face-to-face
  • Online
  • Accelerated evening classes for adult learners, offered on the Highland Heights and Grant County campuses.
Organizational Leadership students

Organizational Leadership, B.A.

Sample 4-Year Plan

**This is a general plan based on the current curriculum.  Students' plans may vary depending on catalog year, transfer status, or other varying factors.  Please consult with your advisor and/or program coordinator to ensure you are following the general plan for your catalog and status.

For the most up-to-date and accurate information on Political Science degree requirements, class descriptions, and University policies, please visit the undergraduate catalog.

NKU’s Adult Learner Programs and Services is dedicated to the success of working adult students. For more information on Adult Learner Programs and Services, visit the ALPS program.