Advance Your Career with a Business Bachelor’s Degree
Russell Sage College’s bachelor’s program in Organizational Studies is focused on leadership for adults seeking career advancement. Graduates are able to pair their business education with their specialized expertise and move from support roles to management positions in health care, private corporations, government agencies and other organizations.
Our program in Organizational Studies is for adult students who have an associate degree (AAS, AS, AAA or AS) in almost any field, and want to earn a business bachelor’s degree to prepare for a leadership position or a promotion.
Examples of associate degrees that transfer seamlessly into our bachelor’s program in Organizational Studies include the AAS in Health Information Management & Technology, AAS in Semiconductor & Manufacturing Technology, AAS in Dental Hygiene and AS or AAS in Information Technology, and degrees in other technical, liberal arts, business, general studies or health-care fields.
We are proud that Russell Sage College was named a Top Destination for Transfer Students by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Our transfer-friendly policies, experience serving non-traditional students, small classes and transfer scholarships are all attractive to returning adult students.
Flexible Scheduling, Supportive Faculty
As a student in our bachelor’s program in Organizational Studies, you will study leadership and management in classes like Leadership and Diversity; Conflict Management and Mediation; Human Resource Management; and Organizational Development and take core business classes in finance, accounting and business law. You will be able to take evening, online, weekend and reduced-seat time courses.
You will learn from professors with doctorates in management disciplines and from directors of state agencies, business-owners and chief officers in financial, health-care and technology fields, giving you a value-added experience. And whether you take classes online or on campus during evenings and weekends, you will receive individual attention and support that is rare in business programs.
“It’s really designed to allow a very heavy transfer of credits … so they can fast-track a bachelor’s degree in management.”
Kevin Fletcher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Chair, School of Management
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Whether you want to ask for a promotion with your current employer or apply for a managerial role at another organization, Russell Sage College’s program in Organizational Studies will prepare you with the leadership skills and bachelor’s degree required to move ahead in most health care, private corporations, government agencies and other organizations.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for administrative services managers with a bachelor’s degree is $96,940.
Graduates of Russell Sage College’s business bachelor’s degree programs put their education to work in a variety of fields. Recent graduates have been hired as managers of human resources and assistant to the CEO at Aquatic Development Group; program manager at the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority; and tax analytics program coordinator at General Electric.
Our business bachelor’s degree students may receive assured or early acceptance to:
- Russell Sage College’s MBA program
- Russell Sage College’s M.S. in Organization Management
- Russell Sage College’s M.S. in Health Services Administration