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  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, education, and business. Furthermore this program enables students to grow and be knowledgeable in leading their organizations they belong to.


Upon completing this concentration, 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 from an accredited institution


  A minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0.


  Three years of substantial post-master's degree experience


Application Essay


Recommendations from church pastor or former teacher


Two recent photographs (for student ID)

Requirements for Graduation

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.
2. 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.
3. The awarding of a “C” in a Doctoral course constitutes a failure (unsuccessful completion of the course).
4. 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.
Core Courses 27 Credit Hours (Select 9 courses)
LE 801 General Theories on Leadership [Description] 3
LE 803 Essential Traits of Leadership [Description] 3
LE 804 Vision and Goal-setting in Leadership [Description] 3
LE 805 Global Leadership in Management [Description] 3
LE 810 Global Strategic Leadership [Description] 3
LE 812 Spiritual Leadership [Description] 3
LE 813 The Leader as Agent and Guide [Description] 3
LE 814 Communication and Decision Making [Description] 3
LE 815 Global Dimensions of Leadership Today and in the Future [Description] 3
LE 816 The Human Focus of Leadership [Description] 3
LE 817 Global Futures & System Dynamics [Description] 3
Concentration Courses 9 Credit Hours
LE 820 School Business Administration [Description] 3
LE 830 Motivations, Teams, Coaching, and Mentoring [Description] 3
LE 840 Entrepreneurial Strategies for Innovational Change [Description] 3
Free Electives 6 Credit Hours
Dissertation 9 Credit Hours
RS 805 Dissertation Research Seminar [Description] 3
RS 807 Dissertation [Description] 6
Capstone Course 3 Credit Hours
CP 890 Capstone [Description] 3
Total 48
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