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Leadership and Organizational Development

The Leadership and Organizational Development (LOD) program is focused on enhancing the skills that students need to become leaders or advance as executives in organizations across a variety of industries. Graduates from the LOD program will expand their skills and knowledge in leading an effective organization through collaboration, organizational development and ethical decision making.  

The online LOD program offers a degree that prepares students to be leaders in a wide variety of workplace environments. It is applicable for students interested in pursuing leadership roles in a wide variety of business settings, as well as in non-profit, civic and community organizations. 

WHO SHOULD MAJOR IN LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT? 

LOD is a great fit for students who have multiple interests and diverse talents. The major is a great option for students who: 

  • Want to advance their careers into management, director and leadership levels.
  • Have a passion for collaboration. 
  • Are up to the challenge of leadership in today’s fast-paced global economy. 
  • Want to deepen their knowledge in a wide variety of organizational management topics. 

Affordable and Flexible Format

UWO+ courses are offered in accelerated, seven-week sessions and are all available 100% online. We offer rolling admission, so students can start at the beginning of any seven-week session. There’s no need to wait for the start of an official semester—you can begin earning your degree when you’re ready. 

Professors schedule assignment deadlines, but coursework and readings are done at a time that best fits your schedule. There are no live classes or scheduled meeting times, which means our programs work for working professionals. 

Courses in the UWO+ program are stackable, which helps you complete your degree sooner! Students in the UWO+ program can enroll in one or more courses each semester and the accelerated format means you’ll take fewer courses at the same time.  

Student Support

At UW Oshkosh, student support is at the heart of all that we do. We offer career guidance, personal support and flexible learning opportunities. UWO+ programs offer high-touch support services, so whether you need technical assistance with the learning platform or help with your assignments, we are here to help you succeed. 

Cost

UWO+ programs are affordable and optimize the return on investment for students who want to see how online courses fit into their schedules.  

Each student’s financial investment will depend on how many credits they transfer and how many credits they earn for prior experience.  

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Online and Accelerated

Most courses are delivered in an accelerated, seven-week session, which offers additional flexibility for students working full time whether you work outside or inside the home. 

There are no required scheduled meeting times, but there are deadlines and due dates for projects, assignments and discussions.

Tuition for a student who starts the program with zero credits

Course Level Number of Credits Cost per Credit Total
100 or 200 84 $220 $18,480
300 or 400 36 $295 $10,620
      $29,100

Your personal situation will be unique based on the chosen program and your past academic experience. Total cost will depend on a variety of factors. We offer no-pressure credit and cost assessments before you even apply! Connect with an advisor to receive an individualized evaluation of your transfer credits. Fill out the form toward the bottom of this page or email oce@uwosh.edu today! 

We offer no-pressure credit and cost assessments before you even apply! Connect with an advisor to receive an individualized evaluation of your transfer credits. Fill out the form toward the bottom of this page or email oce@uwosh.edu today! 

Financial Aid

The majority of students at UW Oshkosh receive financial aid. In 2020-21, we offered $160 million to eligible students in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and work-study programs. Visit the Financial Aid Office website to learn more about the types of financial aid you may be eligible for at uwosh.edu/financialaid. 

Launching in Fall 2023, the Wisconsin Tuition Promise is a new initiative to ensure underserved Wisconsin students can attend any UW System university without paying tuition or fees. The Wisconsin Tuition Promise would provide up to four years of tuition and fee funding for students coming from families earning less than $62,000 annually. [Students who take advantage of this program must be Wisconsin residents, first-time enrollees or transfers and attending full time.] 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 

UWO+ programs are designed for working professionals. Students are required to meet the admission requirements set by the UW Oshkosh Office of Undergraduate Admissions. We review each application using a comprehensive review process. 

There is no admission fee to apply to UWO+ programs. 

MORE INFORMATION 

You can get a no-pressure credit and cost evaluation with one of our dedicated advisors. Even if you don’t have previous credits to transfer, we can talk about your work and life experiences and help you understand which UWO+ degree programs meet your career and life goals.   

Connect with an advisor today by filling out the form below or call (920) 424-0234. You can also email us at oce@uwosh.edu

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Tons of Career Options

UWO+ degrees prepare students to be leaders in a wide variety of workplace environments.

Transfer Credits

Transfer in eligible credits from previous institutions. We’ll evaluate your individual experience on a case-by-case basis.

VETERANS RESOURCES

Military credits are eligible for transfer. Visit the UW Oshkosh Veteran’s Resource Center for information about more military benefits.

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