Missional Leadership


Master of Arts in Missional Leadership 


The Master of Arts in Missional Leadership (MAML) is a two-year professional degree for a person seeking preparation for ministry in any cultural setting. It is designed to meet the needs of men and women called to serve in a variety of contexts and specialized ministries.

This degree will also enhance those in current ministries by enabling them to think missionally and to serve in their present contexts in a manner informed by missional thinking. The biblical, theological, and spiritual foundations ground the students in historical hermeneutical and doctrinal understanding. The degree core courses allow the student to develop the ability to be a leader of contextually relevant ministry.

 Degree Plan:

  Theological Requirements
  Course Number Course Title Hours  
  CS 501 Christian Spirituality 3  
  NT 501 Christian Canon: New Testament 3  
  OT 501 Christian Canon: Old Testament 3  
  TH 501 Christian Theology 3  
  TS 510 The Missional Church Movement 3  
  TS 630 Missional Theology 3  
  PL 620 Culture and Context 3  
  PL 640 Systems Thinking in Organizational Contexts 3  
  PL 650  Transformational Leadership 3  
  PL 671 Leadership in Postmodern Culture 3  
 Supervised Field Education Requirements     
   PL 780 Missional Leadership Practicum I 3  
  PL 781 Missional Leadership II 3  
  PL 799 Integrative Capstone in Missional Leadership 2  
    Total Credit Hours 38  

*The Missional Leadership Practicum Handbook, required background checks,
liability insurance, supervisor information, and more is available on the Student Resources page.