Master of Arts in Leadership
Program Overview

William Jessup's Master of Arts in Leadership Requires 36 credit hours. The program is divided between 16 credit hours in leadership, 6 credit hours in personal, 10 credit hours for the apostolic concentration, and 4 credit hours for the Capstone Project.

For those seeking to enhance their leadership, the Master of Arts in Leadership is an ideal hands-on program for personal and professional development as transformational leaders. As a student, you'll gain insights and develop skills that you can immediately apply to your life and leadership roles. The program focuses strongly on both your leadership skills and personal development. Graduates of the program serve in churches, non-profit organizations, local businesses, and government agencies.

The Apostolic Concentration at Jessup includes five leadership courses taught by Dr. Wilson. These courses are specifically designed to equip students for the next level of leadership and ministry.

The Master of Arts in Leadership also requires students to complete a Capstone Project, where students demonstrate their reasearch, skills, and learning in a workplace-related project. This provides a grate opportunity to showcase the knowledge and skills acquired from the program.

For the MA in Leadership with an Apostolic Concentration containing Dr. Wilson’s Leadership courses, on the application select the following:

*Application Status: Online Application
*School Affiliation: Wilson Application
*Student Type: New Application
* Jessup University's State Authorization Page

Program Requirements


  • Old Testament Foundations
  • New Testament Foundations
  • Art of Interpretation


  • Strategic Leadership Foundations
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Leadership & Communication
  • Global Leadership & Diversity
  • Emotional Intelligence & Leadership
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Team Leadership & Conflict Management
  • Unleashing Creativity


  • Personal Life of a Leader
  • Managing Stress & Avoiding Burnout
  • Heritage & Leadership


  • Theology of Human Spirituality
  • Theology of Personal Emergence
  • Theology of Vision
  • Theology of Mission
  • Theology of Process & Action

CAPSTONE (4 Credits)

  • Capstone Project