Christian Leadership (M.A.)

Christian Leadership (M.A.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
LEAD 510Biblical Foundations of Leadership3
LEAD 520The Life of Leaders3
LEAD 610Team Leadership and Conflict Resolution3
LEAD 620Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning3
LEAD 630The Art of Developing Leaders3
NBST 515New Testament Orientation I3
or NBST 520 New Testament Orientation II
NBST 610Hermeneutics3
OBST 515Old Testament Orientation I3
or OBST 520 Old Testament Orientation II
RTCH 500Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 13
THEO 525Systematic Theology I3
or THEO 530 Systematic Theology II
Total Hours30

RTCH 500 is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students.

Elective Courses
Christian Leadership Elective 13
Christian Leadership Elective 13
Total Hours6

Choose any 500-600 level LEAD course not already applying to the degree.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
LEAD 510 Biblical Foundations of Leadership 3
NBST 515
New Testament Orientation I
or New Testament Orientation II
OBST 515
Old Testament Orientation I
or Old Testament Orientation II
RTCH 500 Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 1 3
Second Semester
LEAD 520 The Life of Leaders 3
LEAD 610 Team Leadership and Conflict Resolution 3
NBST 610 Hermeneutics 3
Leadership Elective 2 3
Third Semester
LEAD 620 Mission, Vision, and Strategic Planning 3
LEAD 630 The Art of Developing Leaders 3
THEO 525
Systematic Theology I
or Systematic Theology II
Leadership Elective 2 3
 Total Hours36

RTCH 500 is a required first entry course for all students


Choose a 500-600 level LEAD course not already applying to the degree

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