Leadership & Formation: Missional Leadership Emphasis

Leadership & Formation: Missional Leadership Emphasis

Master of Arts

The Master of Arts degree in Leadership & Formation with specialization in Missional Leadership is geared to help leaders like you take your ministry outside your walls and into the neighborhood. You'll engage with NNU's experienced faculty and leading-edge practitioners in discovering what it means to participate in the extension of God's reign, both across the street and around the world.

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  • Lauren Wuertz
  • (208) 467-8688
  • ministryinfo@nnu.edu
  • Fully online
  • 36 semester credits required for degree completion
  • Access to expert faculty mentors
  • Federal Financial Aid and NNU’s zero-interest monthly payment plan are available to all who qualify

Missional Leadership

NNU's 36-credit Master of Arts in Leadership and Formation with specialization in Missional Leadership is geared to help leaders like you take your ministry outside your walls and into the neighborhood. As a Missional Leadership student, you'll engage with NNU's experienced faculty and leading-edge practitioners in discovering what it means to participate in the extension of God's reign, both across the street and around the world. Participate in an optional field trip to meet with the writers of your texts and visit leading-edge missional ministries. Grounded in a strong Wesleyan foundation, your studies are designed to have direct application in your ministry context. 

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Program Outcomes

Graduates from our Master of Arts in Leadership & Formation specializations assume leadership in various ministry venues, including pastoral leadership; staff ministry; church planting; university student development; military, healthcare, hospice, institutional and marketplace chaplaincy; non-profit leadership; cross-cultural ministry; district and general church administration; and other innovative settings. Additionally, many of our graduates have advanced to doctoral studies at a variety of other educational institutions, including Drew Divinity School, Boston University, Regent, Claremont, Portland Seminary, Fuller, Perkins and Nazarene Theological Seminary, to name just a few. 

Dual Accreditation

NNU’s Graduate School of Theology is accredited by The Commission on Accrediting of The Association of Theological Schools. The following degree programs are approved by The Commission on Accrediting: Master of Divinity; Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry; and Master of Arts in Leadership & Formation with specializations in Missional Leadership; Spiritual Formation; and Youth, Children & Family Ministry.

Since 1930, NNU has been continuously accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities, the same respected accrediting body that validates other leading educational institutions across the Pacific Northwest.

Degree Details

Master of Arts in Leadership & Formation

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$540 per credit, with discounts and scholarships available - See All Tuition & Fee Info

As I began this education, all I knew was that God was calling me to deeper levels of ministry, and I was to “study and prepare myself.” NNU has gone above and beyond my idea of being fully equipped for every good work God might call me to accomplish in His Name.

Kalyn Vogelmann
Master of Divinity in Missional Leadership

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