Christian Leadership

University of Dubuque

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12 months
580 USD/credit
580 USD/credit
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The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership at University of Dubuque is a 30 credit, completely-online degree that strengthens Christians for service in their chosen vocation.


You will learn from experienced seminary professors who are devout Christians and passionate about preparing you for Christian service. The Master in Christian Leadership is offered through the University of Dubuque Graduate Program, fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and can be completed in as little as 12 months.

The program requires:

  • six credits in Christian Scriptures, 
  • six credits in the history of Christianity, 
  • three credits in Christian mission, 
  • six credits in Christian leadership, 
  • and nine credits of electives. 

A bachelor’s degree in any field is required for admission. Students may apply to transfer in up to 15 graduate credits from accredited graduate theological schools.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to the Old Testament
  • Introduction to Christian Doctrine
  • Theology of Mission and Evangelism
  • Christian Leadership
  • Spiritual Direction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of $25.00

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited or domestically recognized international institution of higher education (official transcript required)
  • A formal application and two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s ability to successfully complete a graduate degree
  • A personal statement of objectives for pursuit of this degree.
  • Demonstrate writing competence
  • Approval by Graduate Program Director, Graduate Admission Director, or Graduate Admission Committee
  • Proficiency in the English language must be demonstrated by achieving a TOEFL score of 550 or higher on the paper-based exam (or an 80 on the internet version) and a personal interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    580 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 580 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    580 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 580 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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