Build on your previous experience and responsibilities in the workplace with this bachelor of arts in organizational leadership. Leadership is key to this program, which focuses on participation, presentation, practice and performance. You will survey human resource functions, gaining a deeper understanding of legal and ethical considerations involved in employment, and develop sensitivity and appreciation for diversity within the workplace. FPU’s experienced faculty provide the tools for you to help organizations navigate strategic decision-making, and the shifting environments, resources, and paradigms of the business world. These changes, and their effects on organizations and people, are at the heart of this program. 


  • A challenging and supportive academic environment
  • Cohorts groups meet face-to-face for class one night per week
  • Cohort of 12-22 adults progress through the program together
  • Experienced faculty and assignments that apply to everyday life
  • Students come from a variety of life stages and cultural backgrounds
  • Innovative course material with practical application for your workplace

Career opportunities

Positions or advancement in executive management, nonprofit and community leadership, public administration, human resources, consulting and other leadership positions that involve working directly with employees, including those in the healthcare industry.

Program director

James Randall Wallace
James Randall Wallace, Ph.D.

Regional Center Director of Business Programs

Admission requirements

  • 60 transferable baccalaureate-level units
  • Minimum 2.4 GPA
  • Four years post-secondary  experience
  • Application form
  • $40 fee (fee is waived for those attending an information meeting)
  • Official high school transcripts or diploma
  • Official college transcripts
  • Recommendation form