Faith-Based Leadership

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The Faith-Based Leadership degrees are designed to help the leaders of faith-based

ministries discover their unique Leadership Style and explore the best-practices of

Non-Profit Leadership.

Program Costs:

Tuition:

  • Master's - $200 per credit hour

  • Doctoral - $300 per credit hour

Fees:

  • Application - Waived

  • Enrollment - $300

  • Library        - Waived

  • Graduation - $300

Scholarships:

  • Duncan Family Fellow

  • Northwind Leader

  • Northwind Scholar

COURSE OF STUDY - 30 Credits

Students will enjoy Tutorial Courses with an assigned Faculty Mentor.

Introduction to Graduate Studies: 3 credits

 

Theological Foundation: 9 credits

3-credit courses

  • Old Testament 

  • New Testament

  • Theology

Capstone Experience: 18 credits

6-Credit Courses

  • Capstone Research

  • Capstone Project 

  • Capstone Paper

Students will be encouraged to publish their Capstone Paper on the Northwind Press - Capstone Edition site. 

Doctor in Specialized Ministry
Faith-Based Leadership

COURSE OF STUDY - 36 Credits

Students will enjoy Oxford-Style Courses with an assigned Faculty Mentor.

Tutorial Courses: 12 credits

3-credit courses

  • Theological Foundations of Leadership

  • Non-Profit Governance

  • Non-Profit Management

  • Non-Profit Finance

Portfolio Experience - 24 credits

six-credit courses

  • Portfolio Research Methods

  • Portfolio Research I

  • Portfolio Resaerch II

  • Portfolio Paper

Students will be encouraged to publish their Portfolio Paper on the Northwind site and as a Monograph for wider distribution in select peer-review journals.

Faculty-Mentor Directed

The Faculty Mentor facilitates scheduled video conversations and participates in the portfolio preparation and examination.
 

Online and Flexible

Students set their own schedule and proceed at their own pace. Each course can be completed within 30 to 90 days.

Capstone Experience

Students in Master's Programs journey through a series of research milestones to generate the final Capstone Project that addresses a 

Need or Opportunity in their ministry context.

Portfolio Experience

Students journey through a series of research milestones to generate the final Project Portfolio that addresses a new understanding of their approach to ministry.