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Religious Leadership

Emory University

24 months
44800 USD/year
44800 USD/year
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The Religious Leadership program of Emory University is designed to enhance the leadership potential of those interested in Christian service.


Conversations with prospective students and church leaders reveal increased desire for theological education opportunities aimed at preparing students for forms of ministry beyond congregational-based pastoral ministry. These areas include pastoral care, conflict transformation, missions and ministries with youth. It is this interest that MRL intends to address.

The Religious Leadership program of Emory University offers students interested in specialized ministries a graduate theological program that provides a biblical, historical and practical foundation for their work.

Cultivate your leadership potential. Take your call to the next level by enhancing the skills you need to lead.

Five areas of focus. Concentrations that reflect your strengths: Worship and Music, Youth, Pastoral Care, Mission and Evangelism, and Peacebuilding.

Practical skill-building. Supervised internships that put you right in your chosen field, providing invaluable experience in real settings.

Benefit from the best. Cutting-edge programs from distinguished faculty offering real preparation for Christian leadership in the church and beyond.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Social and Congregational Analysis
  • Systematic Theology
  • Christian Ethics
  • Clinical Pastoral Education
  • History of Methodism
  • Theology of Wesley and Methodism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume
  • Academic Writing Sample
  • Transcripts (all schools attended)
  • Autobiographical Statement
  • 3 Recommendations

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    44800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22400 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Atlanta

1213 - 2208 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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