ALEC "Developing Human Potential"

So, what is ALEC?

ALEC stands for Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, but you'll find it means so much more. Imagine waking up every day, ready to learn about things you are truly passionate about. This is what you can look forward to as an ALEC student. Now imagine applying everything you've learned to the career that excites you. That's what ALEC is about!

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Undergraduate Degrees



  • Leadership and Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership and Communication

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Graduate Degrees

Master of Science:
(1 Emphasis and 1 Specialization)

  • Emphasis--Leadership Development
  • Specialization--Teaching & Extension Education

Doctoral Specialization in Leadership Studies

Graduate work leading to a Ph.D. in Human Sciences with a specialization in Leadership Studies may be earned in this interdisciplinary program. The specialization is sponsored by the ALEC department. Leadership Studies is a specialization within the Human Sciences Doctoral program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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ALEC in Action
What sets ALEC's program apart?

What sets the ALEC program apart is that our focus is not just on creating corporate leaders but rather developing your interpersonal skills that prepare you to take on leadership roles in in your community, in agriculture and across the world.

Your story matters here.

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