Master of Arts in Christian Leadership

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership is a 30 credit, completely-online degree that strengthens Christians for service in their chosen vocation. The degree will nurture biblically and theologically informed, culturally sensitive leaders for the church and world. The program requires six credits in Christian Scriptures, six credits in the history of Christianity/Christian Doctrine, three credits in Christian mission, six credits in Christian leadership, and nine credits of electives. You will learn from experienced online teachers who are devout Christians and passionate about preparing you for Christian service. The degree is offered through the University of Dubuque Graduate Program, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and can be completed in a little as one year. A bachelor’s degree in any field is required for admission.

Sample Degree Program Paradigm

Fall Semester:
Introduction to the Old Testament
Introduction to Christian Doctrine I
Theology of Mission and Evangelism
Christian Leadership I
Spiritual Direction (elective)
Supervised Practice of Ministry (elective)

Spring Semester:
Introduction to the New Testament
Introduction to Christian Doctrine II
Christian Leadership II
Community for Mission (elective)
Missional Church (elective)
Supervised Practice of Ministry (elective)

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