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Doctor of Leadership

PURPOSE

The Doctor of Leadership program is designed to help students to be equipped with a higher level of leadership education. This program provides more advanced leadership training in the fields of ministry, adult and brain & gifted education, and business. Furthermore, this program enables students to grow and be knowledgeable in leading their educational, governmental, business, and pastoral organizations they belong to.

OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding and integration of leadership in relation to the pastoral, educational, and entrepreneurial disciplines.
  • Articulate leadership theories and demonstrate the proficiency to develop the skills in leadership.
  • Refine one's thinking about strategies for effective leadership.
  • Reflect on the essential leadership in ministry, education, and business contexts.

ADDMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Application form for admission
  • $100.00 non-refundable application fee
  • A brief autobiographical statement
  • Official transcript appropriate for the program
    • master's degree
    • a 3.0 out of 4.0 GPA.
    • three years of substantial post-master's degree experience
  • Applicaton Essay
  • Recommendation from church pastor or former teacher
  • Two recent photographs (for student ID)

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • The doctoral program is designed to be completed within five academic years. A maximum of seven years may be granted upon appeal to the Academic Dean.
  • The student must successfully complete a prescribed course of study with a minimum of 3.00 (B) grade point average on a 4.00 scale.
  • The awarding of a "C" in a doctoral course constitutes a failure (unsuccessful completion of the course).
  • The student must pass a qualifying examination.
  • The student must successfully complete a dissertation and pass the oral defense.
  • Prior to graduation the student must meet all financial obligations to the institution. All candidates for graduation are expected to demonstrate sound scholarship, consistent Christian conduct and attitude, and reasonable suitability for effective Christian ministries. In addition, the appropriate faculty should fully recommend the candidate for graduation.
  • All candidates for graduation must complete a non-credit course, Introduction to Christianity. It will be waived for the students who have taken any biblical courses.

COURSES

Core Leadership Courses

12 Credit Hours(1 Required course + Select 2 additional courses)

LE 801 General Theories on Leadership * 4
LE 803 Essential Traits of Leadership 4
LE 804 Vision and Goal-setting in Leadership 4
LE 805 Global Leadership in Management 4
LE 810 Global Strategic Leadership 4
LE 812 Spiritual Leadership 4
LE 813 The Leader as Agent and Guide 4
LE 815 Global Dimensions of Leadership Today and in the Future 4
LE 816 The Human Focus of Leadership 4
LE 817 Global Futures and System Dynamics 4
LE 818 Mentored Leadership Internship 4
LE 845 Introduction to Innovation Leadership 4
CR 801 Crisis Management Theory 4
CR 802 Organization Behavior and Leadership Theory 4
HC 801 Advanced Health Project Management Leadership 4
HC 802 Advanced Health Education Leadership 4
HC 803 Advanced Health and Physical Exercise Leadership 4
* Required

Emphasis Courses

16 Credit Hours(Select 4 courses)

Crisis Management Leadership
CR 803 Crisis Management and Communication 4
CR 804 ESG Management and Business Ethics 4
CR 805 Risk Management & Crisis Management Strategic 4
CR 806 Study of Crisis Identification/Analysis 4
CR 807 Organizational Innovation and Change Management 4
CR 808 Resilient Leadership 4
CR 809 Crisis Leadership Development 4
CR 810 Crisis Management Governance 4
Entrepreneurial Leadership
LE 840 Entrepreneurial Strategies for Innovational Change 4
LE 841 World Economy Today and Tomorrow 4
LE 842 Strategic Thinking, and Organizational Change 4
LE 843 Organizational Performance and Process Evaluation 4
MO 801 Strategic Management 4
MO 802 Creative Problem Solving Methodology 4
MO 803 Seminar on Technology Commercialization 4
Health Care Management
HC 804 Advanced Public Health Management 4
HC 805 Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
HC 806 Advanced Management of Disease Control 4
HC 807 Advanced Public Health Law 4
HC 808 Advanced Survey Methodology I 4
HC 809 Seminar of HCM 4
HC 810 Advanced Health Program Development & Evaluation 4
HC 811 Advanced Management for Health Nutrition 4
HC 812 Advanced Spiritual Healthcare Management 4
HC 813 Advanced Elderly Health Care Management 4
HC 814 Advanced Health Education field training 4
Management Innovation Strategy Leadership
MO 801 Strategic Management 4
MO 802 Creative Problem Solving Methodology 4
MO 803 Seminar on Technology Commercialization 4
MO 804 Project Management Seminar 4
MO 805 Technical Valuation and Financial Analysts 4
MO 806 Technical Corporate Finance Seminar 4
MO 807 Strategy Seminar 4
Organizational Ministry / Mission Leadership
LE 812 Spiritual Leadership 4
LE 814 Communication and Decision Making 4
LE 819 Biblical and Theological Foundation of Leadership 4
LE 830 Motivations, Teams, Coaching, and Mentoring 4
LE 831 Worldview / Special Seminar 4
LE 832 Study of Global Organization 4
LE 833 Transformational Leadership 4
LE 834 Public Organization Theory & Design 4
Political Leadership
LE 821 Political Philosophy and Ethics 4
LE 822 Comparative Politics 4
LE 823 Policy and Governance 4
LE 824 International Relations 4
LE 825 Profession of Political Science 4
NC 815 Public Conflict and Negotiation 4
Real Estate Management and Auction
RE 801 CEO's Real Estateg Management Leadership 4
RE 802 Leader's Real Estate Construction Utilization 4
RE 803 Real Estate Market Decision Making 4
RE 804 CEO's Real Estate Civil Execution Act Understanding 4
RE 805 Real Estate Judicial Understanding and Response Strategy 4
RE 806 Real Estate Investment Leadership 4
RE 807 Real Estate Asset Management Leadership 4
RE 808 CEO's Real Estate Development Strategy 4
RE 809 CEO's Real Estate Consulting Leadership 4
RE 810 Real Estate Policy Leadership 4
Sports Management Leadership
SP 801 Sports Law and Ethics 4
SP 802 Production Operations Management 4
SP 803 Communication and Decision Making 4
LE 830 Motivations, Teams, Coaching and Mentoring 4
LE 842 Strategic Thinking and Organizational Change 4
LE 843 Organizational Performance and Process Evaluation 4

Free Electives

8 Credit Hours

Capstone Course

3 Credit Hours

CP 890 Capstone 3

Dissertation

9 Credit Hours

RS 805 Dissertation Research Seminar 3
RS 807 Dissertation 6

Total

48 Credit Hours

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851 Parr Rd, Wentzville, MO 63385
(636)327-4645
usa@midwest.edu
Copyright © 2015 Midwest University
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