The Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion in Organizational Leadership prepares students for leadership positions; it also ensures students develop the skills to successfully implement change in organizations. Courses focus on 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. 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

Ready to take the next step?

Accelerated 20-month program

Significant tuition discount

In-person and online courses

Finish what you started

A testimonial about the Accelerated Bachelor's Degree Completion, Organizational Leadership program from Minnay Dhillon '18.


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.

NOTE: This program is not open to current Pacific students

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Course Sequence

Fall Semester

  • ORGL 100 – Intro to Organizational Leadership
  • UCAD 130 – Professional Communications
  • ORGL 103 – Organizational Management and Leadership
  • ORGL 135 – Public Relations

Spring Semester

  • 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

Summer Session

  • UCAD 110 – Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • ORGL 145 – Issues in Human Resources
  • ORGL 139 – Organizational Communication
  • PACS 3-Ethics


Fall Semester

  • UCAD 150 –Advanced Professional Writing
  • UCAD 165 – Project Management
  • ORGL 175 – Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods
  • ORGL 180 – Leadership: Culture and Challenges

Spring Semester

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

Tuition for the Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree Completion program is offered at more than 50% less than standard Pacific tuition. Students in the Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree Completion programs may be eligible for some financial aid by filing the FAFSA or the CA Dream Act Application.

Submitting your completed application before March 15th, 2023, makes you eligible for consideration for an Osher grant. The grant can be applied toward tuition in the Fall semester.

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