The online Ph.D. in Leadership Studies is a 60 credit hour interdisciplinary program designed for working adults who are interested in exploring leadership using the lens of individual, organization, and society. Students who complete this program will:
Coursework includes core courses, ethics (although ethics is integrated throughout), and research courses culminating in a dissertation. Students may select from one of six elective tracks: Educational Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Missional Leadership, Ministry Leadership, Philosophy of Leadership, and Theology of Leadership.
The online Ph.D. in Leadership Studies follows an interdisciplinary design with a focus on four dimensions of leadership studies–individual and personal systems, organizational systems, global systems, and research. The Conceptual Framework of the Ph.D. program is rooted in a commitment to educating whole persons. The interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to develop scholarship and professional competencies while encouraging self-reflection and strengthening a commitment of service to others.
Application deadlines: July 15 (begin in August) and November 15 (begin in January). Scholarship deadline is July 1.