About LEAP

Oakwood University’s LEAP (Leadership Education for the Adult Professional) Adult Degree Completion Program is designed to help adults 25 and older who are employed full time to complete their degrees while continuing to work. LEAP students can earn a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management, Psychology, Church Leadership, Information Technology, or General Studies. Classes are available year-round and meet one night a week or are taught partially online. All degrees are designed to be completed in approximately 18 - 24 months depending on the number of hours your begin the program with (note that students with as few as 30 credits can be accepted). In addition to convenient evening classes, the program provides opportunities for personal and professional development in small group settings and in an adult-learner environment.

If You LEAP Ahead to a College Degree You Can:

  • Learn in a relaxed adult environment
  • Attend class one night per week or partially online
  • Take one class at a time
  • Convert significant life experiences into university credits by documenting past training and prior learning
  • Attend small classes with the same small group for the entire program
  • Earn a degree in Organizational Management, Psychology, Information Technology, or General Studies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Have earned 30 or more semester hours of academic credits from an accredited college or post-secondary institution (we do accept most trade school, technical, and military credits).
  • Be at least 25 years old or older.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 scale.

Program Benefits:

  • Provides you with a “door opener” advantage to new job opportunities and/or upward mobility
  • Rewards you with personal satisfaction for achieving your educational goal
  • Allows you to complete the program at an accelerated rate
  • Is a fully-accredited program

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Located at 4920 University Square • Huntsville, AL 35816
Mon-Thu 8:00am-5:30pm • Fri 8:00am-12:00pm
Mailing Address: The LEAP Office, Oakwood University, 7000 Adventist Blvd., Huntsville, AL 35896