Amplify your leadership ability with an intentional and creative blend of theory and practice.
Students taking a full course load can complete the program in as few as 18 months.
Learn on Your Time
Instead of 'live,' in-class sessions, you will participate in video content, readings, and online discussions at your convenience. Scheduled real-time video conferencing allows you to interact with faculty and classmates.
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What will I learn?
Through Houghton’s BBA/BS in Leadership Development you will:
- Develop the skills required to assume a future leadership position
- Practice critical thinking, team building, analytic and complex problem-solving techniques
- Understand the fundamentals of management and organizational development
- Obtain leadership experience while learning how to make difficult decisions and effect change
- Maximize your knowledge of interpersonal communication
Elective Credits + General Education
Who is this degree for?
Individuals who have completed some college coursework or have applicable work experience; business professionals who wish to enter into leadership roles and need the training and credentials to open doors and succeed; or established business managers or team leaders looking to advance their careers and assume a higher leadership position.
Faculty Members with Solid Industry Experience
Study with faculty members who have years of professional business experience in a variety of fields, including (but not limited to) broadcasting, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, nonprofits, banking, public relations, higher education and human resource management.
A Christian Perspective
All classes are taught through the lens of the Christian faith, providing you with a top-quality business education rooted in ethics, leadership and responsibility.
Cost and Affordability
The 2020-21 cost per credit hour for the Leadership Development Degree is
Cost per credit hour
Audit fee per class
Tuition and fees are subject to change annually. Costs for books are not included.
Students earning a BBA/BS degree in Leadership Development through Houghton Online are prepared to serve in supervisory and administrative roles within a wide variety of industries including but not limited to:
- Health and Human Services
- Health Care/Pharmaceuticals