Degree Overview

The Bachelor of Applied Science in Strategic Leadership (SL) program at Lake-Sumter State College educates leaders to effectively manage their organizations and positively impact their communities. Graduates of this program have diverse career paths open to them in a broad range of industries which may include: sales, retail, small business, government, public safety, healthcare, criminal justice and not-for-profit organizations.

The BAS-SL is offered fully online and offers a flexible schedule.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Completion of an A.S. or A.A. degree (or equivalent) from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Program Manager

Dr. Luis A. Ortiz
Email: OrtizL@LSSC.EDU

Dr. Luis Ortiz (PhD in Educational Leadership) joined LSSC in 2017. Dr. Ortiz was instrumental in the development and successful implementation of the Spanish Culinary Arts program at Le Cordon Bleu in Orlando. Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Ortiz served in the United States Army for 14 years. He is happily married and has two children and one grandchild.

Degree Snapshot

  • Total Program Credit Hours: 120
  • Offered Fully Online: Yes
  • Program Base Camp: Online Only  
  • Typical Starting Positions: Medical Officer Manager, HR Specialist, Entrepreneur
  • Starting Salary: $26.44/hr. Data Source
  • Job Growth in Area through 2026: 10% Data Source