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Welcome to the Department of Leadership Studies

The mission of the Department of Leadership Studies is to enhance the ability of students from any academic background to perform effectively as principled leaders in their present or future leadership roles. The program utilizes interdisciplinary courses to engage students in comprehensive learning about leadership in applied contexts. At various points, the curriculum allows students to tailor the focus of their study toward individual and career interests.

The Department oversees all credit-bearing academic leadership courses (LDRS-prefix) and related programs, to include a Master of Science in Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership, and an undergraduate Minor in Leadership Studies.

Department Hours Schedule:

Department Office Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


Academic Programs

Graduate Programs

Master of Science in Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Leadership

Graduate Certificate in Military Leadership                            

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Minor in Leadership Studies

Sophomore Seminar in Principled Leadership

ROTC Fulfillment Program (non-contracting upper-level cadets)

For questions about our graduate programs, please email

For questions about our undergraduate programs, please email


ROTC Fulfillment Program

To see updated Spring 2020 course information for the ROTC Fulfillment Program, click here.


To propose a course for the ROTC Fulfillment Program or Leadership Minor Program, please visit the ROTC Fulfillment Program for instructions and the corresponding forms. For more information, contact the Deparment of Leadership Studies.


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For Questions or More Information,
please call 843-953-8401.

Department of Leadership Studies
Bond Hall Room 364
171 Moultrie Street
Charleston, SC 29409

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