Organizational Leadership and Technology

Saint Louis University’s bachelor’s degree in organizational leadership and technology combines the study of computer information systems with coursework in organizational leadership, customer relations and communications.

Major in Organizational Leadership and Technology

Offered online or at our St. Louis campus through our School for Professional Studies, this innovative program gives you the skills necessary to motivate and lead employees while developing and implementing innovative technology-related solutions within business organizations.

SLU’s Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership and technology requires 120 credit hours. The program is built around 24 credit hours of technology courses and 24 credit hours of organizational leadership courses.

Courses are taught by faculty with professional experience and expertise in their fields. The School for Professional Study’s approach to undergraduate education ensures that what you learn in the classroom is applied to the workplace.

  • OSTD 3005: Organizational Foundations
  • OSTD 3205: Interpersonal Relations in Organizations or OSTD 3305: Team Dynamics
  • OSTD 4105: Concepts and Theories of Leadership
  • OSTD 4805: Organizational Theory and Practice
  • PST 3100: Accounting Concepts for Professionals
  • PST 3200: Human Resources in Organizations
  • PSYK 4250: Motivation and Self-Management
  • PSYK 4760: Training and Development
  • CIS 1300: Information Systems and Technology
  • CIS 1600: Introduction to Programming
  • CIS 3150: Computing in Society
  • CIS 3300: Database Analysis and Design
  • CIS 3600: Networking and Telecommunications I
  • CIS 3850: Analytics and Modeling
  • CIS 4150: Cyber Security and Governance of Data
  • PMGT 4030: Project Management Laboratory

SLU’s organizational leadership and technology program is unique in that it combines an organizational leadership program and a technology management program into one well-rounded education experience.

Large employers of organizational leadership and technology employees include computer systems design firms, insurance and financial firms, government agencies, business management organizations and manufacturers.


TheHerndon Products Scholarship for Organizational Studies is awarded annually to one full-time student pursuing a bachelor's degree in organizational studies. The award provides $4,500 per academic year for a maximum of four years.

Applicant Criteria

Students interested in studying organizational leadership and technology at SLU must apply directly to the School for Professional Studies. Applications are accepted and processed on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply for admission at least one month before the beginning of the term in which they wish to enroll.

To be eligible for admission, School for Professional Studies students must be at least 22 years old (exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis). Students must have a high school diploma or a GED composite score of at least 2250, and have at least three years of work experience or the equivalent. Students must also successfully complete an admission meeting with a SPS admissions counselor.

The School for Professional Studies offers a reduced tuition rate of half the cost of SLU’s traditional programs and offers numerous scholarships and awards specifically for new students.

Distance Learning

Online Courses

While you may also choose to take classes at our St. Louis campus, this degree program can be completed entirely online.