Forge Partnership

Forge PartnershipJohnson University has partnered with Forge to offer missional leadership concentrations for online M.A. and online Ph.D. degrees in connection with the Forge residency programs.

Forge exists to help nurture and resource the missional church. This joint effort includes a 9-12 month residency designed for missional-minded leaders who want to work on a degree and complete their residency at the same time.

Online MA: Missional Church Leadership
The Missional Church Leadership Concentration for the online M.A. in Intercultural Studies prepares cross-cultural leaders to birth and nurture missional churches in the mission fields of western contexts.

The partnership with Forge and Johnson University provides the opportunity to complete an M.A. degree 1-2 years including the Forge Residency. Features of the program include:

  • Contextual, real-world learning
  • 100% online courses that are concentrated over 7-week periods
  • Free electronic textbooks (Each student is provided a Kindle e-reader.)
  • Networking opportunities with other missional scholars and professionals
  • Affordable tuition
  • Six entry dates per year
  • Completion of a Forge residency and an M.A.

Learn more about the online M.A. in Intercultural Studies.

Online PhD: Missional Leadership
The Missional Leadership Concentration for the online Ph.D. in Leadership Studies prepares qualified Christian nationals around the world for higher education and other organizational leadership within their cultural contexts.

The partnership with Forge and Johnson University provides the opportunity to complete a Ph.D. degree in 4–6 years including the Forge Residency. Features of the program include:

  • 9-12 month residency for students to learn, apply, and research while working in a contextual, real-world environment
  • 100% online courses that are concentrated over 7-week periods
  • Bridging of theoretical knowledge with practical experience
  • Two entry dates per year
  • Networking opportunities with other scholars and professionals interested in missional leadership
  • Affordable tuition
  • Completion of a residency and Ph.D.

Learn more about the online Ph.D. in Leadership Studies.