Global Leadership Program


The Global Leadership Program is intended for students who have a strong interest in international and global issues. Participants will learn what it means to be a global citizen and how they can get engaged no matter where they are. This program will encourage students to think about their understanding of leadership, and will challenge students to become more globally-minded citizens and leaders by volunteering with globally or culturally-focused service agencies, discussing global issues, and learning to appreciate and understand other cultures.


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Identify personal areas of growth related to their global citizenship
  • Discuss international and global issues and how to make an impact
  • Understand the components of culture and its effects on individuals
  • Express their personal values, passions, and individual style of leadership
  • Engage in difficult conversations and respect diverse perspectives
  • Discuss various leadership concepts and their application to global leadership

Program Requirements:

  • Enroll in LDR 2262 (1 credit, online) or LDR 3905 (0 credits, independent study)
    • Prerequisite: 60+ credit hours and minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Complete a minimum of 15 service hours with approved service agencies*
  • Attend 1:1 meetings with Program Coordinator
  • Attend 2 Impact Events*
  • LDR 3905 Only: Complete Social Change Research Project and present at the LEAD Scholars Social Change Showcase
  • LDR 3905 Only: Attend 6 Group Seminars (times/dates will vary by semester)

*Service hours and Impact Events must have a global or cultural focus.

To apply for this program, please click here.

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Coordinator: Mike McFadden

Phone 407-823-2223
Location Ferrell Commons, Room 165