The Organizational Leadership & Technology program at SLU provides you with skills outside of traditional IT programs.

Some of the most important aspects of technology application have been outside the IT sector, at companies that use technology to improve knowledge, speed, efficiency, marketing and operational infrastructure.

Within today's IT sector, hires require expertise not only in computer information systems, but also a high degree of organizational leadership, customer relations and communications skills.

The School for Professional Studies meets this need by combining an organizational leadership degree with information technology courses to create an innovative program in Organizational Leadership and Technology (OLT).

The online Organizational Leadership & Technology program provides students with the skills necessary to motivate and lead employees while developing and implementing innovative technology-related solutions within today's complex business organizations.

SLU offers the bachelor degree in Organizational Leadership & Technology online, as well as in an on-ground format. All courses offered through Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies are in an accelerated format designed for busy adults, with online and evening classes.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 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 Tuition fee

At Saint Louis University School for Professional Studies, we understand that investing in your education is an important commitment. We strive to make our courses affordable and accessible. Find our tuition rates online listed under ‘adult education’.

Not specified Start date January,March,May,June,August,October 2015 Credits 120

Saint Louis University offers a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Technology online. This program is 120 credit hours and accepts transfer credits.

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  • English
Delivery mode Online Educational variant Full-time Structure Semi-structured Student interaction Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions) Attendance No Attendance Teacher support Continuous support with feedback on request

Course Content

Leadership Development Careers

Sometimes it takes more than tech-savvy skills to get ahead

To get recognized in today's competitive market - it takes more advanced skills and training. And with a Bachelor's degree in Organizational Leadership and Technology from Saint Louis University, you can market yourself as proficient in computer information systems, organizational leadership, customer relations and communication skills.

The 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
  • Manufacturers

A faster than average growth rate

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Computer and Information Systems Management career field is expected to grow much faster than the average rate for all occupations. From 2008 - 2018, employment rate is expected to increase 17 percent.

Curious about income? In May 2008, median annual wages for managers in this industry were $112, 210.

Combine two quality programs - the organizational leadership program and the technology management program - into one. Gain the skills necessary to motivate and lead employees while developing and implementing innovative technology-related solutions within today's complex business organizations. Go far in this industry - Saint Louis University is here to help.


  • Total 120 Credits


English Language Requirements

IELTS band : 6.5 TOEFL paper-based test score : 550 TOEFL iBT® test : 80

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Applicants to the School of Professional Studies should meet the following admission requirements to be eligible for admission:

  • Age: 22 years or older (exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis).
  • Work Experience: at least 3 years or the equivalent.
  • Education: high school diploma or composite GED score of at least 2250.
  • Interview: successful completion of an admission meeting with an admissions counselor. This can be done over the phone or at one of our campus sites.
  • Grade Point Average: A minimum transfer cumulative GPA of 2.5 (unless qualified for conditional admittance).

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

Technological Requirements

Computer requirements: • Windows users: Need a Pentium IV processor, 1 GHz or faster, 512 MB RAM, running either Windows XP or Vista • Macintosh users: Need a G4 processor, 1 GHz or faster, 512 MB RAM, running Mac OS 10.3 or higher • DSL connection or faster • Operable speakers should be connected Software requirements: • A Web browser, preferably Internet Explorer or Firefox • Java 2 Runtime Environment • Flash Player • Windows Media Player (Mac users can download the Flip4Mac player to view Windows Media files) • Real Player or an alternative • A word processing program, such as Microsoft Word • A presentation program, such as Microsoft PowerPoint • A spreadsheet program, such as Microsoft Excel • Mac and Windows users can use Open Office as a free alternative to Microsoft Office

Related Scholarships*

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship

    "The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."

  • Alumni Study Travel Fund

    Scholarships for students who are already attending the University of Reading.

  • Amsterdam Merit Scholarships

    The University of Amsterdam aims to attract the world’s brightest students to its international classrooms. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship.

* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than Saint Louis University.


Scholarships & Financial Aid

There are two main ways to help finance a Saint Louis University education:

  • Scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, talent, service, leadership and financial need.
  • Financial aid comes in the form of grants and loans, some of which will have to be repaid.

Saint Louis University is committed to providing scholarship and financial aid programs to recognize academic excellence and to make a SLU education affordable for working adults.

To determine eligibility for financial assistance, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) early for maximum consideration. FAFSA forms are available in the University Office of Student Financial Services and online at

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