On behalf of the faculty of the Department of Leadership Studies, I would like to welcome you to our website. We are eager to help you learn more about our Department's programs in human resources administration and development, organizational leadership and public safety leadership. As you read through these materials, I believe you will discover a Department that is inspired by the richness of Mercer University's traditions. Our mission is to help students learn to think more effectively as leaders.
The Department of Leadership Studies faculty is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service. Both graduate and undergraduate students have opportunities to work with faculty on leadership projects, internships, comprehensive course work, and student-faculty research. Faculty are also actively engaged with the community through service, many community agencies and organizations, including conducting research and program evaluation, serving on boards and committees, and providing continuing education for agency staff. Students have the opportunity to become engaged in the community through service-learning experiences, volunteer experiences, and field internships.
The Department offers undergraduate programs in organizational leadership and public safety leadership, and a minor in public safety. We also offer a Master of Science degree program in Criminal Justice and Public Safety Leadership. The Department also offers certificates in foundational leadership, leadership practices for the medical profession, and a public safety POST seminars.
Please contact us if we can provide additional information about our department.