ALEC Department

Leadership Programs

students in class
What is the Leadership Option?

Explore Our Leadership Option

In the Agricultural Education - Leadership Option you will explore Leadership from a scholarly perspective and apply your knowledge in a variety of organizational and community settings.

Leadership Option


Add a Leadership Minor!

Combining a Leadership and Communication or Leadership and Entrepreneurship minor with any degree strengthens your “employability” base. Add value to any degree by adding leadership knowledge and skills to your program.

Leadership and Communication Leadership and Entrepreneurship
Explore Our Graduate Programs

Explore Our Graduate Programs

Earn an M.S. in Leadership Education or a Ph.D. in Human Sciences with a Specialization in Leadership Studies.

M.S. Program Ph.D. Program

ALEC Graduate Funding and Assistantships

Dr. Susan Burton receiving award
Dr. L.J.McElravy receiving Holling Family Award
Dr. Lindsay Hastings with Innocents Society students

Our Leadership Faculty Exceeds Expectations!

ALEC is more than friends, fun and classes: it’s where you’ll study with some of the best professors in the world, preparing for a career in Extension Education, Human Resources, Adult Leadership Training and Development, Youth and Team Development, Non-Profit Work and Entrepreneurship.

Contact Us

We can answer all your questions about the Agricultural Leadership Programs.

For general questions, contact:
Jennifer Greenlee, ALEC Office Associate
143 Filley Hall

Questions? Contact:

Dr. Gina Matkin
(402) 472-4454