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
Master's - $200 per credit hour
Doctoral - $300 per credit hour
Application - Waived
Enrollment - $300
Library - Waived
Graduation - $300
Duncan Family Fellow
Master in Contextual Ministry
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
Capstone Experience: 18 credits
Students will be encouraged to publish their Capstone Paper on the Northwind Press - Capstone Edition site.
Doctor in Specialized Ministry
COURSE OF STUDY - 36 Credits
Students will enjoy Oxford-Style Courses with an assigned Faculty Mentor.
Tutorial Courses: 12 credits
Theological Foundations of Leadership
Portfolio Experience - 24 credits
Portfolio Research Methods
Portfolio Research I
Portfolio Resaerch II
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.
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.
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.
Students journey through a series of research milestones to generate the final Project Portfolio that addresses a new understanding of their approach to ministry.