The M.A. in Christian Studies: Ministerial Leadership is a 36-semester-hour degree that includes the key organizational leadership elements of ethics, motivation, creativity, vision, strategic planning, and organizational development. These areas are an integral part of the master’s degree. Through the use of collaborative learning, application-based knowledge and interactive technology, students will:
- Integrate the Christian faith and learning through critical thinking, research, writing and learning from the normative base of a Christian worldview.
- Develop and exchange concepts relating to understanding and improving organizations around the world.
- Experience innovative learning situations, which enable students to acquire the knowledge, dispositions and abilities required of organizational leaders.
- Integrate the practice of leadership with biblically informed values.
- Demonstrate collaborative and effective problem-solving skills using multidisciplinary approaches.
- Apply acquired multidisciplinary concepts, skills and principles to actual leadership situations.
- Analyze and synthesize knowledge of leadership models, human development, and communication theories into effective systems of praxis.
- Research contemporary issues in leadership to provide practical solutions, and communicate results through clear, concise and appropriate media.