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B.S. in Applied Management – Equity Leadership and Mentoring

About the Program

The workforce is teeming with busy, talented, productive and valued employees who yearn to climb up the career ladder. They’re problem solvers. They learn by doing. Their experiences on the job have shaped who they are today, aspiring to contribute more or enhance their job performance, building on life lessons with new, next-level and practical knowledge and skills that benefit their employers, careers and families.

Our bachelor’s degree completion program with an emphasis in Equity Leadership and Mentoring, designed for community college graduates with Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, provides just that.

Program Mode of Delivery

Courses for this program are delivered entirely online.


To complete the degree, you must take 40 hours of specific courses in the 200, 300 and 400 levels. This includes an internship in kinesiology on the scientific principles that regulate behavior change and performance, such as physiology, biomechanics, psychology, measurement, gerontology and nutrition.

Applying to the Program

You'll apply as a transfer student. Start your application now.


Your faculty teach in the departments of Counseling and Higher Education; Curriculum and Instruction; Kinesiology and Physical Education; and Leadership, Educational Psychology and Foundations.

Why NIU Online?

We know you have responsibilities and commitments. It's just easier if you're able to take classes where you are without the commute. The good news is that with NIU, you're not alone. Your classmates and instructors are available via the same technology that helps deliver your classes. In our classrooms or in your living room, we want you to succeed academically because your future is our focus.

Program Type: Online bachelor's degree completion
College: College of Education, Department of Educational Technology, Research and Assessment
Credits Required: 40 
Tuition per Credit: $377.04 (Learn more about tuition and fees)

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Application Deadlines

Term Deadline
Fall August 1
Summer May 15
Spring  December 1



Contact program advisor Chris Lowe at or 815-753-5718.

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