Your Place to Learn, Serve & Practice Leadership
K-State's Staley School of Leadership Studies offers real-world, hands-on opportunities to practice the kind of leadership employers and our communities need - knowledgeable, ethical, caring, and inclusive - throughout your K-State experience.
Become A Change Agent
Our innovative classroom experiences and unique programs provide you with the emotional intelligence, interpersonal communication skills, and critical, system-based thinking needed to make change where you work and live. Armed with these skills, you'll have the confidence to influence and innovate. You will be able to address the complex challenges facing our businesses, organizations, and communities, and bring together diverse groups of people to make progress.
Academic Programspersonal leadership development experience where you will better understand what drives your exercise of leadership, how to energize others to join you with this work, and how to influence positive change on complex, large-scale issues.
16 Credit Hours | Prepare yourself for a career in social change through this nonprofit leadership development program. This program is truly unique, offering graduates an opportunity to earn the nationally-recognized Certified Nonprofit Professional credential.
24 Credit Hours | Study and exercise leadership on the grand challenges of feeding a growing world population, where you will gain integrated knowledge of the global food system and the leadership capacity to change the system for the common good.
In addition to the minor and secondary major, the Staley School offers several unique programs for you to practice leadership and service. Programs include Academic Mentors, Alternative Breaks, Cargill Fellows, Engineering Leadership and Innovation Program, HandsOn Kansas State, International Service Teams, Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows, and more. Any K-State student can participate in our programs, visit the Get Involved page to learn more.
Our faculty and staff care deeply about your K-State experience, please contact us if you need any help or support!