Leadership & Organizational Development, B.A. to M.A. Accelerated Program
Saint Louis University's online accelerated bachelor's to master's program in leadership and organizational development is designed for working professionals pursuing a bachelor's degree in any School for Professional Studies degree program who may have an interest in pursuing a Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Development once they complete their undergraduate program.
This accelerated program allows undergraduate students to complete up to 12 graduate level credits and 1) have these credits count as undergraduate elective credits, and 2) after successfully being accepted into a SPS graduate program, matriculate these credits towards the graduate program requirements.
For additional information see the catalog entries for the following programs:
To participate in the bachelor’s to master’s roadmap the student must be in good standing at Saint Louis University and possess at least a 3.00 overall GPA and a 3.50 GPA in their current major.
- Students must meet all course prerequisite prior to enrolling in any graduate-level coursework
- Students must petition, and be permitted by, the undergraduate program administrator and the respective SPS program director to pursue the graduate level coursework sought
Students may choose from the following graduate courses:
|ORLD 5000||Organizational Dynamics||3|
|ORLD 5010||Contemporary Organizational Leadership||3|
|ORLD 5050||Ethical, Evidence-Based Decision Making||3|
|ORLD 5100||Prof Leadership Development||3|
|or ORLD 5150||Talent Mgmt & Development|
|or ORLD 5350||Team Leadership|
Students must maintain a minimum 3.00 overall grade point average (GPA) and a 3.50 GPA in their major.
The student will not need to apply for admission to the graduate program, assuming s/he graduates with a 3.50 overall GPA or above and has successfully obtained a B or better in each of the 12 credits of the accelerated sequence. Instead, the student will petition to be matriculated into the graduate program. The Program Director will review the materials and make a final decision. If the student does not meet the 3.50 overall GPA requirement or fails to obtain a B or better in the bridge program courses, s/he may submit a full application for admission through graduate education, which requires supplemental materials that may improve the probability of admission.