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Department of Leadership Studies
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Rarick Hall 235
Phone: 785-628-4303
fhsuleaders@fhsu.edu
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Careers in Leadership Studies


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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

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

“When visiting about the leadership major with a faculty member, I knew that this was the perfect fit for me and would prepare me for a future career that I would have a passion for.” Janna Wilkinson, Anthony, KS, Organizational Leadership graduate

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