Leadership Studies


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Department of Leadership Studies
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 235
Phone: 785-628-4303
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Mission Statement

The Department of Leadership Studies

The Department of Leadership Studies offers several programs that prepare students to become effective organizational members of the 21st century workplace. Rather than preparing you for one particular career, this flexible interdisciplinary program provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary for a broad range of organizational and supervisory positions.

Leadership Studies Programs

Undergraduate Programs

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Leadership Studies at FHSU: Forward thinking. World ready.

Our department believes that leadership can be learned. Not only will you learn theory and critical workforce skills in the classroom, but you will also have the opportunity to apply those theories and skills through hands-on experiences:

  • Class activities
  • Internships
  • Quest Leadership Program
  • Service-learning projects
  • Study abroad
  • Research and creative activities

The skills you learn aren’t just technical—they’re professional proficiencies and life skills, applicable not only to your career, but also to most situations life presents. Strong academic courses taught by dynamic faculty will give you an opportunity to put thought into action in both your career and community.

Students: Why I Chose Leadership Studies


What can you do with a Leadership Studies Degree?

What They're Saying

"I chose to major in Organizational Leadership because the degree was very versatile and applicable to any organization.  It was attractive because it allowed me to pursue an education without narrowing down my many passions and interests for a future career."  

-Alyssa Peppiatt, Salina, KS, Leadership Studies graduate

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