You should minor in leadership studies if:
- You are a natural leader, or you want to learn what kind of leader you are.
- You’re interested in ethics in a professional setting.
- You’re great at communicating and people come to you for advice.
- You have unique ideas and are great at solving problems.
Minoring in leadership studies is your first step to becoming a leader in your career. You will focus on learning to effectively communicate as a leader and how to be an ethical leader in any industry.
A minor in leadership studies allows a lot of customization so you can find the perfect path for your leadership style. Take classes in public speaking, communication, management, critical thinking, or psychology to help you become the leader you want to be.
We offer countless opportunities to develop your leadership skills in the classroom and beyond, including through many student organizations, conferences, and training programs with the Office of Student Engagement and Leadership.
Leadership Studies at UL Lafayette
What's Leadership Studies Like?
Group work & collaboration
Learn your personal leadership style and strengthen your communication skills with sessions focused on emerging leadership and leadership sustainability.
Life in the Leadership Studies Minor
Office of Student Engagement & Leadership
Our office on campus is dedicated to giving you the experiences you need to shape your leadership abilities. Go through training programs, workshops, and retreats with us and your peers. You can get resources in person and online and even connect with a leadership mentor.
Women's Leadership Conference
Attend the annual Women’s Leadership Conference at UL Lafayette and take advantage of the opportunity to develop your personal and professional leadership style. The keynote panel discussion, breakout sessions, and 30-minute mentor program are great resources for all women.See this year's conference details
Earn credit toward your degree while studying in another country. Study abroad with our programs in Costa Rica, England, France, Italy, and Morocco.More about Study Abroad
Take a leadership role and make connections for your future career in any student organization. You can also join an organization of student leaders like the Student Leadership Council, the Black Male Leadership Association, or the Black Women Leadership Association.See all student organizations