Online Associates Degree Leadership Elective Track

Online Associates Degree Leadership Elective Track

Earn your Associate of Arts with a Leadership Elective Track Online.  Get the flexibility you need to achieve your education goals.

Here at Central Christian College of Kansas, we make earning your Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Leadership convenient and easy. Gain the managerial skills needed to lead project teams, supervise employees and motivate workers for the good of the business – 100 percent online.

Upon graduation, you can use your newfound leadership knowledge in a multitude of careers including human resources, consulting, customer service, higher education and corporate training.

Areas of study include:

  • Effective Personal and Organizational Communication
  • Organizational Behavior and Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Principles of Management
  • Studies in Christian Management 

Why Earn Your Associates Degree with a Leadership Elective Track?

You watch coworkers land jobs that give them health benefits, higher salaries and greater job security. You may be surprised to learn you, too, can become a part of this success in as few as two years by earning an associate degree.

It’s estimated that professionals with an associate degree earn $325,000 more in a lifetime than those with just a high school diploma, and job opportunities for associate degree holders are expected to grow by 17.6 percent through 2022.

In addition, earning your associate degree is a great stepping stone toward earning your bachelor’s degree. (When you earn your associate degree, you are halfway to earning your bachelor's!)

With a remarkable history that dates back to 1884, CCCK offers education for the whole person – heart, mind, body and soul. Every CCCK course is delivered 100 percent online. All classes and resources are available 24/7. Finding time to complete your degree just got a lot easier!

Why Choose CCCK to Earn Your Online Associates Degree with a Leadership Elective Track?

  • Courses are six weeks long and delivered 100% Online
  • Student Success Advisor guides you every step of the way
  • Program accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Leadership Elective Tracks

►Effective Personal and Organizational Communication (3 credits)

This course investigates communication and relationships in creating a productive work environment. Effectiveness in personal and social relationships is also covered through readings and exercises involving non-verbal communication, constructive feedback, dealing with anger, and resolving conflict.

►Conflict Resolution and Negotiation (3 credits)

This course exposes students to the nature of conflict within organizations and the various forms of employable conflict resolution techniques. Emphasis is given to overcoming positional or contentious strategies while building collaboration and offering choices. Focus is placed on understanding the interdependence of groups within the system and the cohesion necessary for organizational effectiveness.

►Principles of Management (3 credits)

Types of managerial functions necessary for organizational operation are explored. The course is built around the topics of planning, organizing, directing, controlling and decision-making.

►Organizational Behavior and Leadership (3 credits)

This course examines the psychological and sociological variables associated with the behavior of individuals in a group or organizational setting. Students will be challenged to recognize personal styles of interaction and the effects of those styles in organizational settings.

►Studies in Christian Management (3 credits)

Capstone for the management/organizational leadership major. The student will have the opportunity to read a variety of contemporary authors writing on effective management and leadership, participate as part of a study team, and prepare and present his/her own philosophy of management and leadership.