Why minor in leadership?

Some people are natural leaders. Even if you are, though, formal training can enhance your innate abilities and make you more cognizant of organizational structures and how you can influence other individuals. You'll take classes that explore leadership, communication and ethics in a variety of situations, including health care, religion and science.

Leadership Minor at UND

  • Take courses through UND's Nistler College of Business & Public Administration, among the top 5% of business schools in the world.

  • Learn with dedicated, distinguished faculty in our Middleton School of Entrepreneurship & Management.

  • Get in-depth instruction on desired qualities of leaders and the relationship between leaders and followers. 

Careers in Leadership


Percentage of human resources and senior executives who cited leadership as a top issue in a recent survey



Percentage of respondents who say their companies are unprepared to meet leadership needs


One of the most important skills any professional possess is the ability effectively lead others. A professional manager is an expert, trained by education and experience to lead any type of organization. Business leaders address a wide variety of problems - financial, material, human, legal, political, and environmental.

Employers rank leadership among the most desirable qualities in job candidates — and one of the hardest traits to identify. Leadership expertise will improve your prospects for advancement whether you work in a corporation, non-profit organization or public service.

Leadership Minor Courses

Leaders in Action

A variety of campus events give students the opportunity to network with leaders and learn from industry professionals.