Master of Arts in Global Leadership/Master of Arts in Theological Studies
The dual degree program, Master of Arts in Global Leadership and Master of Arts in Theological Studies provides Christ-centered graduate-level education to prepare servant leaders for Christian ministry with a focus toward global leadership and theological studies. This dual degree program seeks to educate candidates for Christian servant leadership in the multi-faceted global context, equipping them with intercultural leadership skills in order to integrate their Christian faith and witness as they make significant contributions in today’s multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment. Additionally, the MA in Global Leadership/MA in Theological Studies degree program provides a broad foundation in biblical, historical, theological, and practical ministry studies by providing students advanced understandings of the foundations of Christian faith.
In order to pursue a Dual Master’s Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master’s degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, PHD in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture.
Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution or from a passing grade on the GSOM Old Testament and New Testament equivalency exams and do not count toward degree completion.
REQUIRED SHARED CURRICULUM - 24 hours (excluding prerequisites)
Required Shared Curriculum
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MA IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)
MAGL 5330 - Introduction to Missiology
MA IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)
THEO 5307 - Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
Required Shared Curriculum
MA in Global Leadership Required Curriculum
MA in Theological Studies Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
*(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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