Diploma in Educational Leadership

The Diploma in Educational Leadership is a two-year program offering training and skill development in the education-related areas of church ministry. Its goal is to prepare students for non-preaching professional ministry positions in church and para-church organizations.

The Diploma in Educational Leadership requires 49-54 hours of study.

Course Requirements

Course Title Course # Hours
Leadership Discernment
Leadership Practicum I* P1121 2
Leadership Practicum II* P1122 2

Biblical Foundations
Old Testament Introduction I S1112 3
Old Testament Introduction II S1113 3
New Testament Introduction I S1312 3
New Testament Introduction II S1313 3

Theological Foundations
Christian Theology I L1211 3
Christian Theology II L1212 3
History of the Baptists or Survey of Christianity II L1113/L1112 2/3

Educational Leadership Skills
Foundations for Educational Leadership E1111 3
Life Span Development E1112 3
Principles & Approaches to Bible Teaching E1113 3
Ministry Leadership E1312 3
The Educational Ministry of the Church E1412 3
Public Speaking for Christian Educators or Introduction to Preaching/Communication E1211/P1411 3

Select from the following courses to complete 49 hours:
Basic Evangelism I1311 2
Worship & Music in the Faith Community P1916 3
Introduction to Missions I1211 3
Counseling for Church Leaders or Christian Counseling E1114/P1512 3

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