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A Degree Designed with Working Adults in Mind

Learn Today; Lead Tomorrow

The Penn State Organizational Leadership (OLEAD) program is a 123-credit bachelor of science degree program designed to meet the business and personal education needs of returning Adult Learners*. The program is geared to provide applied business skills in a degree package that is flexible and adaptable to today’s competitive work environment.

Take control of your career with OLEAD:

Professional Advancement — Earn a practical, life-enhancing degree while balancing your family and career obligations. Earning a college degree is one of the most important steps toward career advancement and higher earning potential!

Flexibility and Convenience — Work toward your personal and professional goals through a flexible and adaptable degree program created specifically for working adults. Choose a mix of online and/or traditional classroom courses — days, evenings, or weekends — whatever fits your lifestyle! And you can transfer many of the credits earned from other institutions toward your OLEAD degree requirements.

Relevant Skill Building — Build practical work skills that you can utilize immediately, including a solid foundation in critical thinking, decision making, problem solving and team building. Gain leadership and managerial skills needed to advance in almost any field, including a strong foundation in labor management and supervisory leadership.

Penn State Prestige — Earn your degree from a nationally recognized educational leader with the resources and reputation of a major university, while receiving the personal attention and assistance available only at a small campus. Join an alumni network of more than 500,000 individuals!

For more information, contact:

Ellen Gregorio
phone: (570) 675-9276
email: epg10@psu.edu 

* Adult Learner (a-dult’ learn’er) n. A person who is: 24 years of age or older; or a veteran of the armed services; or returning to school after four or more years of employment, homemaking, or other activity; or a person who assumes multiple roles such as a parent, spouse/partner, employee, and student (Penn State Commission for Adult Learners).