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Leadership Studies (BA)

DePaul’s Leadership Studies degree is a multidisciplinary program for adult students. Its coursework will advance your knowledge in the theory and practice of leadership across various environments, including corporate and non-profit settings.

As you work towards your organizational leadership degree, you’ll take courses offered by the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, the College of Communication, and the Department of Psychology. You’ll attend class one night each week at the Loop campus and take online courses as well.

Our Leadership Studies degree program will develop your skills in:

  • Communication
  • Conflict management
  • Developing leadership models
  • Ethics
  • Human interaction
  • Negotiation
  • Organizational change
  • Project management



  • Project Management
  • Organizational Communication
  • Statistics
  • Conflict Management
  • Portfolio Development
  • Applied Research

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Communications
  • Community organization
  • Governmental service
  • Human resources
  • International affairs
  • Nonprofit work
  • Public relations
  • Project management

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