The Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology offers multiple leadership programs that have as their core Christ-like principles. Learn more about the department and meet the faculty.

As part of APU’s commitment to a strengths-based approach to higher education, the department partners with the Noel Academy for Strengths-Based Leadership and Education. The academy conducts research, provides resources, and equips college and university faculty and staff to identify and nurture students’ strengths as the foundation for engaging them in the learning process and achieving excellence.

Learn more about how APU Advances the Strengths Movement (PDF) through the Noel Academy.

Meet the Faculty

Edgar D. Barron, Ed.D., is chair and assistant professor in the Department of Leadership and Organizational Psychology.

Get to know our department faculty.

News & Features

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Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.