The Dept. of Behavioral Sciences & Leadership






2354 Fairchild Drive, Suite 6L-101
USAF Academy, CO 80840

Phone: (719) 333-2514,
DSN 333-2514
Fax:  (719) 333-6711,
DSN 333-6711










The U.S. Air Force Academy Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership (DFBL) provides quality education to cadets across the breadth of the behavioral sciences and leadership studies. The department offers three major curriculum options focusing on varying aspects of human behavior and provides primary support for one curriculum option in systems engineering. The department has roughly 40 permanent faculty positions including military officers and civilians. In addition to curricular efforts, DFBL provides support to the Dean of the Faculty, the Cadet Training Wing, and other DoD agencies in the area of leadership training and development, work climate assessment, and military training. The department conducts Air Force-relevant research benefiting the development of cadets, supporting the needs of the Air Force, and contributing the disciplinary body of knowledge.

  • Integrity First
  • Service Before Self
  • Excellence in all We Do
  • Respect for Human Dignity

We help cadets become the highest quality officers for the U.S. Air Force. We are a leading undergraduate department in behavioral sciences and leadership education. We are an integrated, professional faculty and staff team. We are the Air Force’s Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership.

We teach, study, and apply the behavioral sciences and leadership to develop leader-scholars for service to our nation.













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