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Taylor’s M.A. in Leadership is a great option for recent graduates interested in accelerating their career options. We have designed the program to be relevant to graduates from any academic discipline who are preparing for any career or calling. Taylor faculty will equip you to lead others by teaching and exhibiting biblical principles of leadership as you develop and live into your calling as a servant-leader.

This 30-credit, primarily residential program promotes learning in community with on-campus classes and flexibility with one online course. We promote experiential learning by offering an internship opportunity during January term. On-campus housing is available for students enrolled in the M.A. in Leadership program. 

$650 per credit hour

30 credit hours

1 year completion

Careers in Leadership

Earning your Master’s degree in Leadership can impact your career and avail you to positions you may not have thought possible. Students graduating with a Master’s Degree in Leadership are offered positions like:

  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • School Principal
  • Training & Development Manager
  • Medical and Health Services Manager
  • Project/Production Manager
  • Public Relations and Fundraising Manager


We understand your time is valuable. With a course load of 30 credits, our M.A. in Leadership only takes one year to complete.



4 on-campus courses

january term


(January Term)
1 practicum (location of choice)



4 on-campus courses



1 hybrid course

By providing on-campus housing opportunities, M.A. in Leadership students are invited to immerse themselves in Taylor’s vibrant campus community and take full advantage of spiritual life opportunities, social events, intramurals, and professional resources like our career services from the Calling & Career Office.

Course List (30 credits)


  • LDR 601 Leadership Theory and Practice (3)
  • LDR 602 Leadership and Spirituality (3)
  • HED 650 Leadership and Administration (3)
  • LDR 605 Strategic Leadership (3)


  • LDR 606 Internship (3)


  • LDR 707 Biblical Foundations of Leadership (3)
  • HED 530 Organization, Governance, and Culture (3)
  • LDR 603 Personality and Leadership Development (3)
  • LDR 604 Professional and Ethical Decision-Making (3)


  • LDR 702 Intercultural Leadership (3, hybrid)