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How Going Back to School Prepares You to Be a Leader

woman sitting behind desk smilingGaining a leadership role is a great way to increase your impact on an organization and grow your earning potential. If you’ve been working and have the experience, furthering your education could be another way to set yourself apart from the competition.

In the coming years, growth in businesses and creation of new ones will demand skilled managers, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. SNU’s degree in Organizational Leadership is one program that prepares students for leadership roles across multiple industries. Students gain vital skills like professional communications, problem solving, strategic thinking, team building, business decision making, and project management.

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While you may be interested in advancing within the organization where you already work, SNU’s Organizational Leadership grads have gone on to have a variety careers. Alumni have reported working titles, such as HR services administrator, senior vice president, senior sales manager, foreclosure manager, and more.

If you’re interested in finishing what you started and earning a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership, consider a program that will align with your goals and current lifestyle. As an adult, enrolling in a program like SNU’s, where classes meet one night a week or completely online, may be the best decision.

To learn more about Organizational Leadership, contact our advisors at or apply today. Classes are offered in Bethany, Tulsa, Del City, and completely online. We can’t wait to hear from you.

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