Leadership Communication Doctoral Program

Leading Change. Engaging Community. Advancing Communication.

K-State's Leadership Communication doctoral program is an interdisciplinary research degree grounded in community-engaged scholarship. Through this program, you engage in innovative and challenging coursework that examines the theories and methods of leadership and communication needed for collaborative change. A customized plan of study will emphasize your area of interests and the community challenges that matter most to you. By studying and practicing the art of leading change, you will produce original research that contributes to making progress on the most difficult challenges of our times.

For more information contact our Program Director, Kerry Priest, Ph.D., at kerryp@ksu.edu.

Community-Engaged Scholarship

We are committed to co-creating knowledge with community and university partners that enrich scholarship, research, and the common good.


Learn more about the application process and what makes a strong candidate for this program.