What Are LBC | Capital’s Leadership Degrees?

by LBC Marketing

January 17, 2024

Posted: January 17, 2024

What Are LBC | Capital’s Leadership Degrees?

by LBC Marketing

Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School understands the importance of Christians who think and live a biblical worldview holding leadership roles in our culture. From the undergraduate to doctoral level, either in-person or online, LBC | Capital offers several leadership degrees to equip students to make impact in ministry, business, school or in their community.

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Leadership

Fully online | 8-week courses | Also available in Philadelphia, as an associate degree and as a minor

group around table studying ministryDo you desire to be or are you currently a leader in your church, parachurch ministry or nonprofit organization? Do you love to serve and be the hands and feet of Christ? Is vocational ministry where God is calling you? If you answered yes and desire a formal education that would strengthen your leadership, faith and impact, then LBC | Capital’s 100% online Ministry Leadership degree is for you.

Designed to allow students to continue to serve where they are, this unique online ministry degree is formatted to combine online learning with practical oversight and hands-on training from the ministry leaders students are serving right now. The program is designed to equip emerging leaders for biblically based, spiritually formative ministry in the local church, community and around the world.

With a focus on Scripture, sustainable leadership and ministry competencies, our well-rounded curriculum provides students with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills necessary for vocational leadership positions in church and parachurch ministries. Whether you aspire to be a pastor, direct a faith-based non-profit ministry or lead a para-church organization, LBC | Capital’s Ministry Leadership degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to thrive.

Peter TeagueFurther Reading: See the column titled, ‘Leadership requires faith, character and humility,’ by LBC | Capital President Emeritus in LNP | LancasterOnline. Dr. Teague writes, “In my teaching approach, I consistently begin by reminding my audience that I share insights from my wealth of 50 years of mistakes and the lessons derived from them. If I’ve acquired numerous lessons, it’s because I’ve made my fair share of mistakes! Fortunately, mistakes and unintended turns don’t always lead to failure.”

Master of Arts in Formational Leadership

Online + Residency | Specializations and concentrations available

man in blue shirt with bibleIf you’re passionate about learning to lead from a position of deep interior development, leading through the exterior practices of loving your neighbor and participating in the grand narrative of God’s global mission, the Formational Leadership program is for you. Taught by long-time pastors and Christian leaders, LBC | Capital’s curriculum focuses on the soul development of the leader, resulting in a deeply formed leader skilled to live and serve in the digital age. During our studies, three words—virtue, character, ethics—are imprinted on students’ minds and hearts.

The MA in Formational Leadership is designed as a close cohort that allows students and faculty to develop deep relationships throughout the program. The program provides a unique blend of online education and residency experiences throughout a 20-month, 10-class cohort model. Online courses enable students to stay fully engaged in their local ministries while studying with students and leaders from around the world. Three unique residency experiences scheduled during the 20-month program allow students to grow together as they learn through life-changing experiences.

Dr. KiedisFurther Reading: Learn about the leadership devotional, ‘Forging Your Leadership Heart: Thirty-One Days to Great Wisdom, Influence and Resilient Joy,’ by LBC | Capital President Dr. Tommy Kiedis. The transformative devotional challenge is designed to help readers grow the heart of a leader through a hands-on, interactive journey to empower users daily through Scripture, a thought-provoking message, an action assignment and a prayer written by 31 different individuals. Read more…

Master of Arts in Strategic Communication Leadership

Fully Online | Available as 4+1

man at chart leading meetingWhy earn an MA in Strategic Communication Leadership through LBC | Capital? We want to come alongside you as you work toward becoming a leader and valued advisor with timeless and in-demand skills in communication. Our engaging, eight-week online courses are designed with your busy professional schedule in mind and taught from an unapologetically biblical worldview.

Skilled communicators continue to be sought after by nonprofits and businesses in all industries to target and cultivate key audiences, build community support, align internal stakeholders and help create an organizational brand that leads the marketplace.

Whether you want to advance in your current organization or change careers, this program prepares students for a wide range of fields, including organizational communication, ministry development, public relations, marketing, social media management and media direction. Students receive instruction from a carefully blended mix of seasoned academic scholars and marketplace professionals who will provide you with a foundation of theory and principles, as well as the best practices for applying them through the lens of a biblical worldview.

Further Reading: See how five masters students are making impact in the nonprofit world. Read more…

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Fully Online

female professor at head of classLBC | Capital’s EdD doctoral program prepares Christian scholar-practitioners for relevant, relational and reflective leadership in education at the local, state, national and international levels. The online doctoral program is designed for currently practicing educators who want to remain in the profession and make a difference through servant leadership; who are inspired to lead positive, systemic change to influence teaching and learning for all students; who have the desire to navigate complex problems and design solutions; and who have the capacity to collaborate, listen and reflect.

Further Reading: Meet the remarkable educators who made up LBC | Capital’s first EdD cohort. Read more…

Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership

Online + Residency

man in blue shirt with bibleGet the education you need to further prepare and equip yourself as a leader, educator or administrator. LBC | Capital’s PhD in Leadership is cohort-based and has alternative delivery methods. In this program, you’ll learn under the tutelage of expert faculty members and international ministry leaders, plus network with students from all parts of the world and vocations.

LBC | Capital’s PhD in Leadership program is built upon a framework that understands organizations to be dynamic and developmental in nature. The relevant and engaging program also promotes a balanced model of leadership that recognizes the importance of biblical values, incorporates the best of social science literature, cultivates inspiring vision and godly virtues, and gives attention to the details of leadership management practices.

Further Reading: 4 Reasons You Should Earn Your Doctorate at LBC | Capital. Read more…

Get info about all LBC | Capital leadership degrees in one place!


Get info about all LBC | Capital leadership degrees in one place!


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