UW Oshkosh BLS Program

Bachelor of Liberal Studies

This fully accredited bachelor’s degree program was one of the first non-traditional degree programs in the United States. The Leadership Development program includes both online courses and evening courses, which are designed to equip you with the leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills you need to succeed in non-profit organizations, government, or business.

Leadership Development

The fast-paced, dynamic global economy requires strong leadership and decision-making skills. If you are a busy, working adult seeking a leadership position in either a public- or private-sector organization, this program is built for you. Through the UW Oshkosh Leadership Development program, you’ll learn:

  • Transformative Leadership
  • Collaborative Leadership Dynamics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Project Planning and Implementation

Degree Requirements

To earn a Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree with an emphasis in Leadership Development, you will need to complete courses in four areas:

General Education courses: 35-45 credits
Liberal Studies core courses: 18-27 credits

Leadership Development emphasis courses: 33 credits

Elective and/or Minor courses: 15-34 credits

Liberal Studies degree with Leadership Development emphasis:120 credits

Transferring Credits

Credits now transfer easier than ever! Visit the UW-Oshkosh transfer page to learn more.

Current Courses

For a list of current courses, visit the UW-Oshkosh Leadership Development course listing.

Call Today!

Getting started is often the most difficult part. If you've been out of college for several years or the prospect of studying and taking tests seems overwhelming, contact us. Our advisors will help you develop a plan to reach your goals.

Whatever your situation, advisors will work with you on a personalized plan to get you off to the right start. Typically, students will have completed their general education credits (freshman and sophomore courses) before entering this program. However, if you have earned some college credits from one of the University of Wisconsin Colleges (the two-year campuses) or another college, you may qualify to enter this program.

To enroll, or for more information, contact:

Kallie Schultz

The Center for New Learning

(800) 463-6896 or local (608) 355-5283