Undergraduate Programs

Good leaders are the linchpin of every business. Undergraduates in the Leadership bachelor’s degree program at The University of Toledo learn what it takes to manage effectively and build successful teams.  

UToledo focuses on four areas:

  1. Leading and managing change
  2. Leadership skills
  3. Emotional intelligence
  4. Conflict resolution

Our graduates become skilled managers. They know how to make ethical decisions and motivate teams. They make the people around them more successful.

Top Reasons to Study Organizational Leadership and management at UToledo

  1. Nationally ranked.
    The accredited College of Business and Innovation is one of the country’s best business schools. UToledo has one of the few leadership and management programs to focus on emotional intelligence and conflict resolution.
  2. Leadership academies.
    Learning doesn’t stop in the classroom. Select students are invited to participate in the Klar Leadership Academy. The academy offers an intensive experience and builds leadership skills through service, speakers, mentoring and more.
  3. State-of-the-art classrooms and labs.
    The 54,000-square-foot Savage & Associates Complex  houses classrooms and five action-learning labs, including a leadership lab.
  4. Study abroad.
    Study business at 37 sites in 25 countries, including Italy, England, Spain, Australia and China. Faculty also leads 2- to 3-week trips abroad.
  5. Network.
    UToledo business students participate in professional meetings and regularly learn from business professionals in the community, many of whom speak in classes.


What jobs can I get with an organizational leadership and management degree?

UToledo graduates with an Organizational and Leadership Management degree often begin working in a management training program.

Others choose to continue their educations by pursuing master’s or doctoral degrees, leading to careers in consulting, management development and college-level teaching.

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.


The majority of UToledo students gain real-world experience through internships that often lead to full-time positions.

They work with accomplished professionals in leadership and management while earning college credit and salaries. Our Business Career Programs office helps place students and offers career support.

Internships help you:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Build your resume
  • Refine your skills
  • Cultivate contacts


UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

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Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Tuition and Fees

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.






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Last Updated: 4/24/24