Leadership Studies

Our Undergraduate Programs and Courses


Students in USM’s Leadership programs learn comprehensive tools and best practices for excelling in complex environments. We promote the best in leadership knowledge and practice to improve the quality and diversity of leadership in organizations and communities – regionally, nationally, and internationally. We see leadership as an activity, not a position.

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What You Will Learn

Learning Goals for Our Undergraduate Programs


Bachelor of Science

Leadership and Organizational Studies, B.S.
Leadership and Organizational Studies, Integrative Professional Studies, B.S.


Leadership Studies Minor
Military Leadership Minor
Military Science Minor


Leadership Certificate


Read about all our courses in the 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog LOS Course Search

Our undergraduate courses are offered in a variety of formats each semester and may be offered on any of the three USM campuses (Lewiston, Portland, or Gorham). Not all formats are offered every semester and campus locations may vary from semester to semester.

See what courses are currently being offered: Course Search by Term/Session, Career, and Leadership & Organ. Studies (LOS)

We also list the Undergraduate Course Rotation Schedule in a pdf format here.

Prior Learning Assessment

You can also get credit for what you have learned by working with USM's Office of Prior Learning Assessment (PLA).