Fostering Leaders. Driving Change. Shaping Tomorrow.

Welcome future Changemakers!

The working environment is evolving, and organizations of all types are increasingly challenged to respond and adapt to changes in social values, technical innovations, and global business needs.

The LSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development is committed to providing rigorous academic programs that challenge our students to think critically and creatively. Education should be holistic, and our students should have opportunities to develop their leadership skills, their emotional intelligence, and their sense of social responsibility.

Our programs are designed to develop the leadership, planning, analytical, problem solving, and change management capabilities that today’s globalized organizations need to be successful. 

We believe that this diversity is a strength, and that by working together, we can achieve great things.


Be the Catalyst of Change in Global Working Culture.

Discover How our Academic Programs at the School Leadership & Human Resource Development Empower You to Make a Lasting Impact

A Century of Excellence: Empowering Leaders, Driving Change Worldwide


Human Resource Manager

- 2021 Median Pay, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Job Outlook Growth

- 2021, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Headliners & Highfliers

The Eyes of Freedom with 'Silent Battle' will be on display at the LSU Huey P. Long Field House in Baton Rouge March 4 - 8, 2024, hosted by the LSU Veterans Resource Center, the Wounded Warrior Project, and the LSU College of Human Sciences & Education.

According to the Academy of Human Resource Development, "The HRD Scholar Hall of Fame Award is presented to scholars in human resource development and related disciplines who have made enduring contributions to the Academy's mission of Leading Human Resource Development through Research." Upon reflecting on his work, service, and devotion, it comes as no surprise that Professor Emeritus Elwood "Ed" Holton, EdD, has been selected for the AHRD Scholar Hall of Fame Award.

Sunyoung Park, PhD, associate professor, is one of six LSU faculty members named a Rainmaker for Research and Creative Activity. Rainmakers are faculty members who balance their teaching and research responsibilities while extending the impact of their work to the world beyond academia.

I have learned so much about how we can collectively make an impact on our world, and those impacts have to happen by being globally engaged.

Jaron Bertrand2021 LSU School of Leadership & Human Resource Development Alumna
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