• Leadership Studies Program

    The Leadership Studies Program at Hardin-Simmons University is a unique program devoted to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.

    The Leadership Studies Program is a multi-disciplinary minor and includes students and faculty from all areas of campus. Students of many different majors at HSU earn minors or take elective courses through the Leadership Studies Program.

    The faculty members who teach in the Leadership Studies Program also come from a wide variety of academic fields. Over the past several years, faculty members from theology, theater, business, philosophy, criminal justice, physical therapy, sport and recreation management, communication, and history taught in the program. In coming years, additional faculty from across campus will also participate.

    Leadership students pursue a rigorous program of study rooted in leadership theory, organizational psychology, organizational sociology, and administrative theory. Skill development is learned in communication, critical thinking, and ethics courses and in leadership workshops.

    Working with non-profit organizations, leadership students implement and practice the concepts that they study in the classroom by creating and performing service projects that meet real community needs. In the Leadership Studies Program, learning occurs both in and out of the classroom.

    Guest speakers, case studies, history courses, outdoors adventure-education courses, travel courses, and a variety of special topics courses help complete the Leadership Studies experience at HSU.

    Please take several moments exploring this website. You will discover that the Leadership Studies Program at HSU is truly a "one of a kind" program.

    For more information on the HSU Leadership Studies Program, please contact Dr. Coleman Patterson at 325-671-2172 or by e-mail at ColemanP@hsutx.edu.

    To apply, please download, print out, and fill in the application. Once completed, mail the application to the address listed here:
    Leadership Studies Program
    2200 Hickory
    Box 16215
    Abilene, Texas 79698

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