Leadership

Become Tomorrow’s Leader

Union Institute & University’s Leadership major opens doors to an endless supply of careers, from management roles to executive-level positions. Individuals who can direct an organization while tackling difficult decisions are in high demand in the workforce. Our program prepares you to navigate the complexities of leadership and global dynamics in the most meaningful and just way. While working alongside faculty mentors, you’ll become a confident, effective leader. Our student-designed, multidisciplinary distance learning degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to make a positive difference and rise to the top of your chosen field.

Careers of our Leadership Graduates

Union’s Business Administration graduates excel in a variety of business careers with the skills they learn at Union. With Union’s degree, you’ll be ready to address future issues in domestic and international business operations, and employers will be looking for people like you who understand the global marketplace.

Managers

Supervisors

Administrators

Skills & Benefits

applying your degree to your experience

Applied & Academic Skills
  • Identify various concepts of change as they relate to leadership in the professional environment.
  • Analyze a variety of concepts and theories of leadership within your own professional practice experiences.
  • Discuss and evaluate effective management and leadership behaviors and their implications in professional practice.
  • Describe the connections between ethics and leadership and relate ethical principles to issues in your chosen practice.

Leadership Structure & Courses

•  120 Credit Hours Program (minimum)
•  Full-time & part-time options
• January, May, and September start dates
• Up to 90 semester hours in transfer credits
  • American Sign Language/English Interpretation
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    Examine the nature and form of interpreting systems & identify the key principles of effective leadership
  • Leadership and Community
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    LDS 330
  • Non-Profit Leadership
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    LDS 340
  • Independent Studies
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    LDS 400
  • Ethics and Leadership
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    LDS 402
  • Leadership and Change
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    LDS 404
  • Leadership and Fiscal Responsibility
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    LDS 405
  • Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
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    LDS 410
  • Strategic Planning for Leaders
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    LDS 420
  • Global Perspectives in Leadership
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    LDS 430
  • Special Topics
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    LDS 490
  • Theory and Practice of Leadership
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    MGT 420
  • Organizational Behavior and Culture
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    MGT 425
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