Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Management


Alliance University’s online and on-ground degree completion program for a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Professional Studies in Organizational Management is an upper division degree program. Through a cohort-based model of learning, the program prepares students to create positive organizational and individual change, through developing their ability to assess organizational needs and utilize innovative and strategic solutions. With a strong focus on academic research, students in this program are fully prepared for graduate school.

Why Study Organizational Management at Alliance University?

  • Flexible schedule: Students have an option of enrolling fully online or attending the on-ground program, that meets one evening per week.
  • Supportive environment: Students learn through a cohort-based environment that encourages growth and helps them develop their communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Practical application: Course content is geared toward practical application in the everyday lives and occupations of our students.
  • Finish is just sixteen months: Students can complete the requirements for an accredited bachelor’s degree in sixteen months (i.e., three twenty-four-week terms).
  • Frequent launches: New cohorts are launched two times a year.
  • Prior experience credit: Students can transfer in 60–84 credits from life/career experience and prior academic coursework.

100% Online Option

Community Approach

Practical Application

What Will I Study?

  • Communication skills
  • Group behavior
  • Leadership
  • Motivational methods
  • Operations
  • Organizational structure and design
  • Strategic planning
  • Teamwork techniques

Career Opportunities

The BS/BPS degree equips students to lead organizations within a variety of industries. Some of the most common industries are:

  • Financial
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Human Resources
  • Not-for-Profit/ Public Service
  • Churches or Faith-Based Organizations

Our Graduates

Graduates of Alliance University’s Organizational Management program go on to a wide variety of careers and academic pursuits, including:

  • Graduate and Professional Degree Programs
  • Mid-to-Senior Level Management
  • Ministry/Church Leader
  • Military Officer
  • Organizational Consultant
  • Sales

Application Process

The admission process is designed to identify applicants who have the ability, interest, and qualities necessary to complete the program.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed and signed application with $30 application fee.
  • Professional Recommendation.  Obtain a recommendation from someone other than a family member who you have known for at least one year.  The recommender should be able to verify your commitment and ability to complete your degree.  Use the Professional Recommendation form provided or submit a letter.
  • Work and Life Experience Summary.  Submit the Work and Life Experience Summary form provided or a detailed resume.
  • Writing Sample.  Submit a typed statement using the following as a guide:

Describe your career goals and why you have selected the Organizational Management program at Nyack to assist you in accomplishing these goals (250 words).

  • Immunization Records.    Documentation of appropriate vaccination for measles, mumps, and rubella must be provided by the student in accordance with the New York State Health Regulations for colleges.
  • Proof of high school graduation or equivalent (not required for students who have an associate’s degree).
  • Official College Transcripts.  Submit transcripts from all colleges you attended.  Only coursework with a grade of “C” or higher will be accepted as transfer credits, except when part of a completed Associate’s Degree.  Request your official transcripts to be sent to: Nyack College Admissions, 1 S. Blvd., Nyack, NY 10960.  International transcripts must be submitted to World Education Services.

Proficiency Requirements

Management Proficiency [required for BS or BPS in Organizational Management]

The Organizational Management program is an upper level management program. Therefore, students must either transfer in an introductory course in management or demonstrate proficiency through experience (resume/Work and Life Experience Summary).

Computer Literacy

Students in the Organizational Management program will use an online environment for a portion of their learning.  Technology skills are necessary for successful completion of the program.  Applicants to the program should be able to send and receive email, open or send an email attachment, conduct research using the Internet, use Microsoft Word, and download files.  Students are required to have access to a computer and the Internet.

Financial Services

Cost per credit: $675
Total Tuition Cost: $25,050



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