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Leadership Studies (BA) For Adult Students

Leadership Studies (BA)
For Adult Students
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Acquire transformative leadership tools and skills

DePaul’s bachelor’s degree in Leadership Studies is an accelerated two-year degree completion program for adult students who have previously earned an associate degree or have completed 66 semester hours applicable to the degree program.

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

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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