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Fort Hays State University
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Phone: 785-628-4303
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Careers in Leadership Studies

A degree in Organizational Leadership doesn’t just prepare you for a career—it prepares you for life.  By developing effective communication skills, as well as your appreciation for teamwork, understanding of organizational change, and ability to supervise others, you can find a career in many fields.

Many recent graduates find themselves in entry-level management positions, but here are examples of many other jobs you might find rewarding:

  • Human Resource Professional
  • Project Manager
  • Strategic Planner
  • Organizational Development Specialist
  • Sales Representative
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Organizational Trainer
  • Management Consultant
  • Political Advisor
  • Politician
  • Military Officer
  • Non-profit Executive
  • Entrepreneur
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Government Official
  • Personnel Development Specialist
  • Social Service Administrator
  • Consumer Relation
  • Community Development Specialist
  • Retail Manager

Learn more about what other Leadership Studies alumni are doing. We also invite you to check out our stellar post-graduation success statistics.

For more information about careers for Leadership Studies majors, visit the Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center’s Website or contact our department to speak with a faculty advisor.

What They’re Saying…

"I decided on Leadership Studies because the degree sounded like something that could grasp my interest and let me excel because of the many different opportunities or jobs I can choose from."
-Lora Bruce, Lawrence, KS, Leadership Studies, Virtual College