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Online BA in Professional Leadership and Ethics

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Professional Growth

The 100% online bachelor’s in professional leadership and ethics from Methodist University is designed to prepare you to make a career as a leader. Through an interdisciplinary and wide-ranging approach, you will engage with a well-rounded curriculum that promotes liberal arts coursework and vocational skills.

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  • Duration 3.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $400
  • Credit Hours 124

Program Benefits

  • Regionally accredited by SACSCOC
  • Degree-completion opportunities
  • 100% online

Flexible. Focused. Career-Driven.

Methodist University’s 100% online bachelor’s degree in leadership is structured to prepare you for success in a variety of professional environments. By featuring a curriculum that focuses on themes including collaboration, contextualization, and contribution, you’ll appeal to employers across an array of industries.

The program is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The program’s intentionally open-ended, diverse, and interdisciplinary coursework provides the skills necessary to develop your moral reasoning and critical thinking skills to grow in your career as a leader.

Leadership Skills for Tomorrow’s Economy

Through the interdisciplinary nature of the degree, you’ll be prepared to enter leadership positions in the industry of your choice after graduation. In a private sector business, non-profit organization, or governmental agency, you’ll gain the leadership skills to win over new employers and secure promotion opportunities. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, administrative services managers earn an average salary of $96,940, and positions in the field are expected to grow by 6% through 2029.1

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Curriculum: Diverse and Direct Professional Leadership

Methodist University’s online ethical leadership bachelor’s degree offers a balanced, interdisciplinary course load that culminates in a combination of history, professional ethics, business communication, and leadership studies. The program’s three central tenets – collaboration, contextualization, and contribution – provide the foundation to develop effective, forward-thinking, and ethical leadership practices.

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Program Outcomes

In this program, you will learn to:

Admissions Requirements

To apply for the online bachelor’s in professional leadership and ethics from Methodist University, you’ll need:

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Tuition Details

The 100% online BA in Professional Leadership and Ethics degree costs $400 per semester hour and has 124 total semester hours. Learn more about the affordability and value of your education at Methodist University. If you or a family member are a veteran or active-duty service member, visit our Military Support page.

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Why Study Online?

Enjoy an online learning environment that offers the same quality as in-person courses, including dedicated faculty members and an overall caring, friendly atmosphere for achieving your professional and personal goals.

You’ll also have access to all academic support services. That means you’ll get personalized assistance you need, such as access to the tutoring and writing centers. Experience a distinctive education in a flexible environment that fits your schedule.

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Financial Aid

You can earn a high-quality education from a private institution without worrying about the cost. As a Yellow Ribbon school and a university where 97% of students qualify for financial aid, Methodist is committed to affordability.

Learn more about federal student loans and grants, military benefits, and scholarship opportunities. We’re proud to make your goals as affordable as possible.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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You can complete the program in as few as 3.5 years.

The online bachelor’s in professional leadership and ethics is available in both part-time and full-time options. Call 910-212-4956 to speak with a knowledgeable counselor dedicated to personalizing your enrollment experience.

With more than 97% of students receiving significant financial aid, very few pay the full “sticker price” tuition fee of $49,600, making the value of an MU degree unmatched. The estimated $49,600 does not include fees or other costs you may incur. A variety of scholarships are available for Methodist University’s online programs.

For more information about tuition, additional costs, and financial aid options, please visit our tuition page.

Yes, the online degree is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

To gain admission into the program, you must provide:

Completed application
• High school diploma or GED
• Transcripts

Learn more about the admissions process on our admissions page.

There are a total of 124 semester hours, with 42 of those being major-specific.

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