The applied leadership program prepares students for leadership positions in a wide variety of organizations and career fields. The coursework focuses on the practice of innovative and effective leadership and helps students develop skills and knowledge that leaders need in order to solve problems, communicate effectively, resolve conflicts, assess program effectiveness, lead projects and manage resources.
This BAS program is a valuable degree option for students with an Associate of Applied Science degree. Students learn and apply the leadership skills necessary to prepare them to become more effective leaders in diverse environments – to be team leaders, floor managers and shift captains.
This degree program is ideal for helping to advance your career in business, government, nonprofit, health care or service industries. Through this interdisciplinary program, you will gain valuable knowledge to become an organizational leader who is well-versed in leadership styles, communication strategies, resource management, project management and emerging technologies. It is highly recommended that you complete the Arizona General Education Curriculum prior to applying to this program. Complete the course requirements as outlined in the TAG agreement and the AGEC requirements to transfer up to 75 credit hours from the community college. Then, you can complete this bachelor's degree with 45 ASU credits.
With a concentration in project management, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge to advance in your career as a project manager and project manager leader. Covering many fields, organizational leadership courses prepare you for complex project oversight, organizational assessment, project leadership and more.