Organizational Leadership & Transformational Change

The bachelor of arts in organizational leadership and transformational change degree combines a broad liberal arts study core with concepts vital to success in today’s workplace. Graduates will develop skills in:

Leadership and management

Enhance your self-awareness skills; assess your personal style, strengths and limitations; and use these to develop successful strategies for guiding and leading programs, projects and people.


Assess group dynamics, facilitate discussions and shape processes that produce successful outcomes at all levels.

Change capability

Develop personal adaptability and awareness of change processes at individual, group, organizational, community and global levels to lead and influence change initiatives.

Critical thinking

Synthesize, analyze and evaluate complex issues from multiple perspectives to enhance your decision making and formulate better solutions.

Ethical reasoning

Apply your values in the larger context of social challenges at local and global levels.

Cultural competency

Enhance understanding of how your experiences and culture shape your worldview.

Civic engagement

Identify and participate in activities affecting positive change in society and the world.
Benefits and features of the organizational leadership degree include:

  • 24 hours of social and behavioral science credit required for many government sector jobs.
  • Best practices in leadership theory, change management and organizational development.
  • Coordinated service learning programs that transform your sense of social and civic needs.

Adult-focused bachelor’s degrees are offered in Wichita, Topeka, greater Kansas City area and online. Not all courses and programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please contact an Admissions Counselor at 316-295-5300 or for more details.

Organizational Leadership and Transformational Change Degree Brochure

Program Outcomes

  • Leadership capacity through development of self-awareness, assessment of personal leadership style, and identification of personal strengths and weaknesses, in the context of current best practices.
  • Change capability through personal adaptability and awareness of the change process, at individual, group, organizational, community, and global levels.
  • Teamwork through the acquisition of interpersonal competencies in managing fundamental group dynamics critical for facilitating group processes and skills in influencing and inspiring others.
  • Civic engagement through community activities effecting positive change in society and the world.
  • Critical thinking skills through the inquiry, analysis, and evaluation of complex problems from multiple perspectives in the decision-making process.
  • Ethical reasoning through assessment of their own values in the larger context of social challenges at local and global levels.
  • Cultural competency through awareness of how one’s experiences and culture shapes their worldview.



Natalie Savage

  • Instructor in Organizational Management and Leadership; Program Director - Organizational Management and Leadership, Organizational Leadership and Transformational Change
  • B.A., Washburn University; M.A., Wichita State University; M.A., Mid-America Nazarene University