Leadership & Management Studies

  • Overview

    Today’s world needs effective, determined, and understanding leaders more than ever. In a global economy, everything moves fast. William Peace University helps you keep pace. 

    Whether you want to climb the corporate ladder or run your own business, our curriculum prepares you with the critical thinking and analytical skills needed to compete for exciting careers in business. Students learn the latest business theory and have the opportunity to put them into practice with a variety of internships in downtown Raleigh and or at one of Research Triangle Park’s more than 170 global companies.

    Leadership and Management Studies serves as a minor and concentration within the Business Program at WPU.


    Explore Leadership & Management Studies at WPU
    WPU LMS students learn the principles behind great management and leadership in order to better business and society
  • Courses

    The courses listed below are for the Academic Catalog and are subject to change. Please reference the Academic Catalog for further information and course descriptions. If you are a current student, please reference the catalog in which you come under.

    Minor in Leadership and Management Studies 18 credit hours
    BSA 240: Organizational Behavior 3
    BSA 357: Leadership 3
    BSA 357L: Leadership Lab (TUG only) 1
    BSA 449: Leadership, Change, and Civic Innovation 3
    Choose two (2) credits, in any combination, from the following:
    BSA 390-399: Leadership Spotlight courses 1
    LST 380: Liberal Studies Junior Seminar 1
    Choose six (6) credits, in any combination, from the following:
    BSA 358: Leading Diverse Organizations 3
    BSA 359: Learning, Training, and Facilitation 3
    BSA 395: Special Topics Course with “Leadership” in the title 1-4
  • Faculty
    ​Associate Professor of Business Administration; Program Director of Human Resources Management
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    Program Director of Business and Associate Professor of Business
    Betty Witcher
    Department Chair of Psychology and Business; Professor of Psychology
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