As the work environment evolves, becoming more complex and globalized, the demand for strong leadership and management skills will increase. The BS in Leadership and Management Studies is a multifaceted business degree that prepares you for professional roles across industry sectors. This business major allows students to explore the business core competencies including business organization and management, business law and ethics, accounting, finance, economics, and leadership, among others. Four business concentrations and electives provide the opportunity to specialize in fields that offer distinct career paths. This comprehensive NYU degree will build your knowledge and network, readying you for the opportunities ahead.
BS in Leadership and Management Studies
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- Online degree completion (for the International Business and Global Management Concentration) with live instruction or on-site study options
- Seamless credit transfer and credit for prior learning
- Core courses that provide the critical thinking and analytical skills hiring managers seek
- Four concentrations in areas of specialty that define your career path and enhance your resume
- Award-winning career development services
- Academic advising, tutoring, and mentorship
- Flexible full- or part-time study options
- Engaging SPS Online Student Experience
Who Should Earn the BS in Leadership and Management Studies?
Whether you are already working in a management or leadership role but never had the opportunity to earn your degree, or you are contemplating enrolling in a business administration degree to launch or change your career, the BS in Leadership and Management Studies offers the level of business education that will prepare you for the workforce of the future. It will equip you to lead and manage people, projects, departments, and whole organizations, while providing the opportunity to demonstrate and apply what you've learned through a capstone project and an optional business management internship.
Choose From Four Concentrations
The BS in Leadership and Management Studies offers four concentrations—Human Resources Management; International Business and Global Management (online or on-site); Marketing, Advertising, and Public Relations; and Organizational Management and Development. Each concentration delves deep into an area of specialty that will focus your career path and enhance your resume.
Learn What it Takes to Lead From Faculty Experts
Faculty members who teach in the BS in Leadership and Management Studies program offer their expertise across a wide range of business-related subjects, and also provide you with the day-to-day insights that are immediately applicable on the job. Their teaching is based on business theory, yet it provides concrete examples and case studies to clearly illustrate the content covered.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Why are leadership and management skills important?
Leadership and management skills are important because they are in high demand in many jobs. Businesses and other organizations tackle complicated problems and seek employees who can motivate and lead people effectively, help inform how work gets done so that goals can be met. People with strong leadership and management skills are also prepared to weigh alternatives and consider tradeoffs when making important decisions.
Is this degree similar to a degree in business administration?
A degree in leadership and management studies is similar to a degree in business administration in that both cover fundamental skills and topics in finance, accounting, management, and marketing. In addition, a degree in leadership and management will introduce students to advanced topics in global business, trade, and talent management.
What are core business competencies?
Core business competencies include effective communication, problem solving, leadership, teamwork, project management, innovation, and data analysis.
What types of business management internships does this degree provide?
This degree provides a wide range of business management internships in organizations of different sizes and across industries. These include global businesses, law firms, public relations and marketing firms amd agencies, non-profits, hospitals, and start-ups.
Will this degree prepare me to continue my studies for an MBA?
Yes, this degree will prepare you to continue your studies for an MBA. Graduates are able to build upon the strong foundations in finance, accounting, business management, and communications that they received in this leadership and management degree to advance their careers via business school and other graduate schools, such as law school.