Careers in Organizational Leadership

Students graduating from the Organizational Leadership B.A. will gain the practical communication, organizational, and leadership skills they need to compete and thrive in the 21st-century workplace.

According to a 2016 study, six of the top 10 most commonly-sought occupations by employers in Washington State require organizational leadership skills.

Total32,103 job postings
Marketing Managers5,455 job postings
First-line Supervisors4,761 job postings
Human Resources Specialists4,237 job postings
Medical and Health Services Managers4,059 job postings
Sales Managers4,301 job postings
Managers (All Others)9,290 job postings

Predicted number of new jobs by 2024
Median Income for Leadership Occupations
Manager job postings in Washington State
Job growth predicted between 2014 and 2024

What Kinds of Jobs Can I Find?

Operations Manager

Operations Managers oversees the production of goods and provision of services to make sure an organization meets the expectations and needs of customers and clients.

Human Resources Specialists

Human Resources Specialists interpret and explain human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, or regulations. They can also inform job applicants of details such as duties and responsibilities, compensation, benefits, schedules, working conditions, or promotion opportunities.

Marketing Manager

Marketing Managers are responsible for developing, implementing and executing strategic marketing plans for an entire organization in order to attract potential customers and retain existing ones.

Medical and Health Services Managers

Medical and Health Services managers, also called healthcare executives or healthcare administrators, plan, direct, and coordinate medical and health services. They might manage an entire facility or specialize in managing a specific clinical area or department, or manage a medical practice for a group of physicians.

Sales Managers

Sales managers direct organizations’ sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations’ sales representatives.