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YOUNG HARRIS, Ga. – This October, Young Harris College will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. The program is designed for adult learners who have an associate’s degree or equivalent credits and are now looking to further their education and advance their careers.

Structured for working professionals, the program is offered 100 percent online, and the courses can be taken at the student’s convenience. Employers may opt to use this program for training purposes as they develop leadership pipelines.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership through YHC can expect to learn the roles of leadership in creating a successful and sustainable organization; successful supervisory management approaches; the requirements for leading an organization through man-made and natural disasters; how to foster an entrepreneurial spirit that leads to creativity and innovation; decision making skills that increase efficiency and effectiveness of operations; and negotiation skills that produce better outcomes with employees, customers and other stakeholders. Additionally, students will complete a leadership action learning research project.

By taking classes with other people who are at a similar phase in their careers, students will be able to discuss issues they face in their organizations and grow their ability to solve organizational problems. Students will learn well-documented and researched leadership principles that they can apply immediately.

To learn more about this program, visit or contact Brand Driver, Transfer and International Admissions Counselor, at (706) 379-5029.

About Young Harris College

Young Harris College is a private baccalaureate and master’s degree-granting institution located in the beautiful mountains of North Georgia. Founded in 1886 and historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church, Young Harris College educates, inspires and empowers students through an education that purposefully integrates the liberal arts and professional studies. The College has three academic divisions: Arts and Humanities, Professional Studies, and Mathematics, Science and Technology, with more than 1,300 students enrolled in its residential and Early College programs. The historic campus in Young Harris, Ga. has completed major campus improvements to accommodate the College’s growth. Recent LEED-certified campus improvements include the 121,000-square-foot Rollins Campus Center, new residence facilities, and a 57,000-square-foot recreation and fitness center. The College is an active member of NCAA Division II and remains a fierce competitor in the prestigious Peach Belt Conference. YHC is among fewer than 300 colleges and universities nationwide named to the 2017-2018 list of Colleges of Distinction and is listed as a “Best National Liberal Arts College” by U.S. News & World Report. For more information, visit