Ethical Leadership Track

Develop engaged and principled leadership

The ethical leadership track provides you with a comprehensive study of the role of communication in understanding and enacting ethical leadership. This program was specifically developed to complement Missouri State's unique public affairs mission.

Within the ethical leadership track, the primary areas of study include the following:

  • Communication and ethics
  • Communication and leadership
  • Communication and diversity
  • Interpersonal communication
  • Public speaking

For a more detailed outline of the classes required for the ethical leadership track, please view the advising sheet.

Career options

While a degree in communication provides a foundation of knowledge and skills appropriate to a wide range of professions, you will need to consider carefully how you can tailor your broad education to specific jobs and industries. Internships, volunteer experience, elective courses and complementary majors or minors can play a pivotal role in your preparation for various careers.

The ethical leadership track prepares you for careers in the following areas:

  • Community relations
  • Employee relations
  • Human resources
  • Management
  • Nonprofit administration
  • Public administration
  • Public service
  • Training and development