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Community Leadership
There are two paths to a bachelor's degree in Community Leadership. You can start your degree in Wooster or Columbus.

Community Leadership

The Community Leadership program is designed to equip students with knowledge and skills needed to exert a positive influence in a future leadership role. The curriculum of the Community Leadership program focuses on a variety of courses designed to give students a broad understanding of community issues. Students select one of two specializations within the major: 

  • Community and Extension Education (see the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum) 
  • Leadership (see the link at the right for the course sequence / curriculum)

The Associate of Science degree program at Ohio State ATI allows students to complete 50 percent of the curriculum needed to complete a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Community Leadership at The Ohio State University in Columbus. 

Career Prospects

Ohio State ATI students who choose to continue their education at the Columbus campus complete a Bachelor of Science in Community Leadership, with specialization in either Community and Extension Education or Leadership. Graduates are prepared for careers that include:

• Leadership development specialist

• Community development specialist

• Non-profit organization administrator

• Public relations specialist

• Youth leader

• Member services specialist

• Training and development officer

• Agricultural extension professional

• 4-H youth development specialist

Others have pursued graduate or professional school.