The organizational leadership degree completion program aims to help students develop a basic understanding of the theories of leadership  and how to best implement changes in order to guide successful organizations. Courses cover topics such as leadership development, project management, communication, public relations, conflict management and social psychology.

Program Overview

This program is gives you the problem‐solving, collaboration, communication and leadership skills required to lead organizations. Between your family and your career, we understand your priorities. We have designed degree completion programs to help you finish your degree without sacrificing your personal and professional responsibilities.

The concentration in Criminal Justice has been designed in consultation with professionals in the field, to provide students with skills and the degree they need to advance in to leadership positions in their field.

Why Organizational Leadership?

  • Convenient class format: evening classes combined with online learning
  • Financial aid, including scholarships, available for working adults
  • Finish in as few as 20 months in an accelerated format and cohort based programs
  • Eight-week accelerated course structure
  • Earn your degree from a top university in the country

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Accelerated 20-month program

Significant tuition discount

Hybrid courses*

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Entering students will ideally have at least 66 units of college coursework before entering the program, so that the additional 54 units of degree requirements will provide them with the 120 units total required for graduation. Students with fewer units may be admitted with the understanding that they will need to take additional courses beyond those required by the Organizational Leadership degree program to complete their graduation requirements.

  • This program is not open to current Pacific students
  • An interview of each applicant is required

Degree Offered

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership

Course Sequence

Year 1, Fall

  • ORGL 100 — Intro to Organizational Leadership
  • UCAD 130 — Professional Communications


  • ORGL 103 —Organizational Management and Leadership
  • ORGL 135-Public Relations

Year 1, Spring

  • UCAD 123 —Benefits, Costs and Decisions
  • ORGL 143 — Mediation and Conflict Management


  • UCAD 120 — Argumentation and Persuasion
  • ORGL 105 — Organizational Social Psychology
  • ORGL 145 — Issues in Human Resources


Year 1, Summer

  • UCAD 110 — Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • ORGL 145 — Issues in Human Resources


  • ORGL 139 —Organizational Communication
  • PACS 3-Ethics


Year 2, Fall

  • UCAD 150—Advanced Professional Writing
  • UCAD 165 — Project Management


  • ORGL 175— Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
  • ORGL 180— Leadership: Culture and Challenges

Year 2, Spring

  • ORGL 176 — Applied Research
  • ORGL 199—Organizational Leadership Capstone
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Tuition and Fees

Tuition for Degree Completion Programs is significantly discounted at $775 per unit or 9,300 per semester (full-time students) for 4 1/2 semesters, plus applicable student body fees. In addition, students in the degree completion programs may be eligible for some forms of financial aid through filing the FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application. 

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