Bachelor of Arts Organizational Leadership (2 + 2)
The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree is designed to:
- Develop leadership skills necessary to be effective in our global economy;
- Enhance problem-solving skills to promote positive organizational change;
- Learn effective management concepts which can be applied to public, private, and nonprofit sectors.
This degree program, completed through CSU’s online or online live classrooms, requires one of the following tracks (or focus areas) as part of the degree coursework:
- Urban Studies
- Business Management
Parallel LCCC Program
- Associate of Applied Business (AAB)
- Associate of Applied Science (AAS)– Human Services, Public Administration
- Associate of Arts (work with assigned LCCC advisor for this option)
Program Curriculum (2023-2024 pathways forthcoming)
- Applications can be submitted the semester (term) before a student intends to start the CSU program. Student should work with their LCCC Advisor and the CSU Transfer Center to determine the best time to transfer. It is recommended that UP students apply to CSU as soon as possible to take advantage of partnership program benefits.
- Credit from regionally accredited institutions will be evaluated for credit at CSU. Student must earn a grade of ‘D’ or higher for a course to transfer and some courses may need repeated if a ‘C’ or higher is not earned.
- Be in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.0+.
- Students earning their associate degree in high school cannot apply to the CSU partnership programs until they take college credit hours post-high school graduation. Students should work with the CSU Transfer Center for guidance on courses to take at LCCC, as up to 90 credit hours can be earned at LCCC before transferring into CSU’s program.
CSU has “multi-term” registration, which means in March, students register for classes for the Fall, Spring, and Summer of the next academic year. For example, in March 2024, students register for all Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Summer 2025. Therefore, students expecting to take courses in any semester in the 24-25 school year are advised to apply before (or by) January 2025.
To apply to the Partnership, follow the steps below:
- Complete an online application.
- Request all regionally accredited colleges you attended to send official transcripts electronically to CSU (email@example.com). Request your final high school transcript be sent as well.
- Monitor your applicant portal for application updates and to accept your offer of admission if you are admitted.
- Once admitted, setup an appointment with your CSU Academic Advisor through Starfish.
- Participate in a recommended orientation, sign up in your applicant portal.
Submit all college-level transcripts to:
Cleveland State University
2398 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 4411
For More Information
In-Person Transfer Advising with CSU
Cleveland State University advisors will be on LCCC’s campus on October 18 or November 15. Schedule your advising appointment online.
Prospective Students – CSU Admissions
Amanda Zacur – firstname.lastname@example.org
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Virtual and in-person options are available! Register today.
Admitted and Current Students – Advising
Nonprofit Administration, Organizational Leadership, Public Safety Management, and Urban Studies
Levin College of Public Affairs and Education Academic Advising
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