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PhD Christian Leadership

PhD in Christian Leadership

The Ph.D. degree at Southeastern is an advanced research degree in the area of Christian Leadership.

The degree is delivered in a modified residency format. Each seminar is delivered over the normal period of other seminars and contains an on-campus experience as well as supplemental asynchronous components before and after the on-campus experience.

The Ph.D. program requires a minimum of three academic years for completion: two years of coursework prior to the dissertation stage and one full year for dissertation work. Students must complete the program within seven years.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

TOTAL HOURS

60

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3 years

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what courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • LED 9320 - Biblical Foundations for Leadership
  • LED 9380 - Leadership Development
  • LED 9340 - Qualitative & Quantitative Methods in Data Analysis
  • LED 9335 - Leadership, Management & Organizational Theory
  • LED 9385 - Change Leadership

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Teach in an academic setting
  • Academic Research
  • Ministry requiring specialized training
  • Serve in denominational leadership, or lead in pastoral and church related vocations


who will teach me?

CHARLES EDWARD LAWLESS, JR.


Professor of Evangelism and Missions

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KENNETH S. COLEY


Senior Professor of Christian Education

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ANDREAS J. KöSTENBERGER


Senior Research Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology

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