Leadership Program

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About Leadership at ND

Students explore the essential skills of effective, authentic leadership through the Habitudes Curriculum, a leadership development sequence of courses.  Students take theory out of the classroom into practical application through leadership roles in various Notre Dame activities. Leadership students are also actively engaged in service learning.

Program Coursework

Entrepreneurship, Global Issues, Life Skills, Marketing, Peer Counseling,
Public Speaking, Writing for the Real World

Program Outcomes

Students will develop leadership and life skills in:

  • (EQ) Emotional Intelligence
  • Character Development
  • Strengths Discovery
  • Leadership Perspective 

The pace of change in our world today is fast and relentless.  As a result, there is
continuing need for strong leaders who can successfully predict, adapt and drive change.   

— Mr. Robert F. Curis, President

Leadership PROGRAM Highlights

The essential skills of effective leadership are taught through the Habitudes program, a series of core courses, service, and  leadership in extracurricular activities.  A Reflection Capstone Project is the culminating assessment of leadership studies and real-world practice.