Organizational Leadership Certificate

Why Pursue an Organizational Leadership Certificate?

The Organizational Leadership Certificate equips global marketplace, nonprofit, or church and parachurch organization leaders with the academic, spiritual, and practical skills needed to influence and lead for Christ and His Kingdom.

The Organizational Leadership Certificate, provides advanced development training for Christian leaders. In these specially tailored courses, learn to communicate vision and change in a variety of contexts, cultures, and teams; increase your skills in personal and group development; and be equipped to fruitfully guide organization strategy and manage change within global contexts.

Organizational Leadership Certificate Requirements

Select 10 credits from the following course list:


LEAD 557 Foundations of Leadership in a Globalized World (4 Credits)

LEAD 559 Organizational and Change Leadership (4 Credits)

LEAD 621 Introduction to Nonprofits (2 Credits)

LEAD 655 Leading Effective Organizations: Structural, Financial, and Legal Foundations (4 Credits)

LEAD 662 Leading Multicultural Teams (2 Credits)

In the Organizational Leadership Certificate, all students take LEAD 559. However, students can to choose their area of focus for their second course. How do you know which course to choose? If you are looking toward global leadership and think you may wish to pursue the M.A. in Leadership sometime in the future, you should take LEAD 557 Global Leadership. If you are passionate about leading in churches and think you might want to pursue the M.A. in Ministry Leadership, you should take MIN 561 Congregational Leadership. Not sure? We’d love you talk with you to help you discover your passion and path.

Learn more about admission requirements for the Organizational Leadership Certificate