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Open to undergraduate students pursuing all majors at Georgia Tech, the Minor in Leadership Studies is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge of leadership theory, skills, and practical experience through a rigorous and multi-disciplinary program of study.  

The minor currently comprises of two tracks – Management and Public Policy, offered through the Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship at the Scheller College of Business and the School of Public Policy at the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts. Students apply for either one of the two tracks, and upon acceptance, enter the program to begin a prescribed 15-credit hour course of study while simultaneously satisfying requirements for a bachelor's degree in their major.

Students enrolled in the Management track will complete the program by applying their knowledge and skills through a project based experiential learning capstone course.

Application Requirements

In order for a student to be enrolled in this minor, they must have: 

  • Completed 30 credit hours;
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater;
  • Applied for admission, and been formally admitted. 

TO APPLY, click here

Information about the elective courses in the Management Track and the registration timetable can be found here

If you have additional questions about the Management Track of the minor please take a moment to read the Frequently Asked Questions section here. If you have additional questions or need more information about the program, please contact us.


Program Structure

Once enrolled in the Management Track of the Minor in Leadership Studies, the requirements are the successful completion of 15 credit hours as described below: 

I. Required Course: 3 semester credit hours.  Each student must take the following course: 

  • PUBP 4140 - Foundations of Leadership

II. Elective Courses: 9 semester credit hours. Each student must take at least three of the following list of elective courses. Some courses have pre-requisites and/or other restrictions.  Please see below AND check the course catalog for up to date information.  


Course Number

Course Name

        Pre-Requisites           

MGT 3101 Organizational Behavior

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MGT 3103 Leadership - Changing Environments**

MGT 3101 - Organizational Behavior OR MGT 3102 - Management of Human Resources OR MGT 3150 - Principles of Management 

MGT 3150

Principles of Management

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MGT 3662 Management in the Healthcare Sector

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MGT 4072 Entrepreneurial Finance** 

MGT 3062 - Financial Management OR MGT 3078 - Finance and Investments

MGT 4102 Management Consulting**

MGT 3101 - Organizational Behavior OR MGT 3150 - Principles of Management 

MGT 4106  Teams in Organizations**

MGT 3101 - Organizational Behavior OR MGT 3150 - Principles of Management

MGT 4116 Gender & Ethnicity

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MGT 4117 Global Workforce Management

MGT 3102 – Management of Human Resources or MGT 3150 – Principles of Management

MGT 4191 Entrepreneurship Forum*

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MGT 4192 IMPACT Forum*

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MGT 4193 Servant Leadership, Values, and Systems

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MGT 4194 Social Entrepreneurship

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MGT 4670 Entrepreneurship**

ACCT 2101 - Accounting I OR MGT 3300 - Marketing Management I

MGT 4803 Motivation and Rewards**

MGT 3101 - Organizational Behavior OR MGT 3102 - Management of Human Resources

MGT 4803 Corporate Governance**

MGT 2106 - Legal Aspects of Business 

MGT 4803 Business Fundamentals for Social Entrepreneurs***

*Currently available only to participants of the Eastern Europe Study Abroad Program*

*  Students electing the Management Track can use either MGT 4191 or 4192, but not both.
** These courses require the completion of pre-requisites. Please check OSCAR for up to date information.
***  Students enrolled in the Eastern Europe Summer Study Abroad Program will receive credit towards the management track of the minor for the 9 credit hours that they complete as part of that program. 

III. Leadership Capstone Course: 3 Semester Hours

Each student in the Management track must complete a capstone project (3 hours) assigned to him/her by the course faculty, by enrolling in MGT 4611 – Integrative Management Analysis. 


Program Completion Requirements

Each course counting toward the minor must be completed with a grade of C or above, with the overall required GPA in the courses counting toward the minor being 2.75 or higher. 

All students need to fill out the Leadership Minor Petition form upon completion of the program.

Apply Here   Minor Addition   Capstone Project   Minor Petition

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