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BS in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership

Colorado Christian University offers a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership degree program for students who are interested in preparing for careers leading churches, non-profits, and businesses. Discover more about CCU's program here.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership

School Offering Program:

Colorado Christian University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership degree program should have an interest in implementing biblical ideas of leadership into ministry and business roles. All applicants to Colorado Christian University must have at least a high school diploma or its equivalent; some programs might have additional requirements.

Program Description:

From ethics and management theories to leadership and motivational techniques, the B.S in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership program is designed to produce graduates who are ready to lead. Students might learn about effective team-building strategies, biblical ideas of leadership, and practical management skills. Coursework in topics like biblical studies, organizational behavior, project management, and fiscal management is intended to provide a solid foundation for students who want to work with churches, parachurches, or business organizations. Students may also have the chance to participate in the Values-Aligned Leadership Summit, a conference devoted to the role of ethics in business.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

120 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Colorado Christian University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership:

The Master of Science in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership degree requires students to complete 120 credit hours; 42 of these are in general education, 36 are in the major, and 42 are electives. Contact Colorado Christian University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Requirements (42 credits)

  • World Views
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Art Appreciation
    • Photography I
    • Creative Arts
    • Classic Christmas Films & Literature
    • C.S. Lewis in Film & Literature
  • Adult Studies Seminar I
  • Adult Studies Seminar II
  • Students choose two of the following:
    • Old Testament Introduction
    • New Testament Introduction
    • Introduction to the Bible
    • How We Got the English Bible
    • Biblical Interpretation
    • Spiritual Formation
    • Songs of the Faith: Psalms
    • Apostolic History & Instruction: Acts & Paul's Letters
    • Introduction to Systematic Theology
  • Introduction to College Writing
  • Effective Business Communication
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Oral Communication
    • Interactive Communication
  • College Algebra
  • Students choose one of the following:
    • Biological Diversity
    • Introduction to Nutrition
    • Introduction to Environmental Science
  • Students choose at least one of the following:
    • Western Civilization I
    • America since 1877
    • History of Christianity
    • American Exceptionalism
    • Christianity in America
  • Students choose at least one of the following:
    • Business Fundamentals
    • Macro and Micro Economics
    • Environmental Geography
    • American Political Process
    • General Psychology
    • Relational Psychology
    • Interpersonal Relationships
    • Psychology Through the Lifespan
    • Marriage and Family
    • Principles of Sociology

Major Core Requirements (36 credits)

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Fiscal Management in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Leadership & Management
  • Praxis of Organizational Health & Growth
  • Spiritual Foundations of Leadership
  • Applied Leadership Project
  • Ideas & Issues
  • Advanced Interactive Relations
  • History of Ecclesiology/Polity
  • Introduction to Research and Applied Statistics
  • Project Management Fundamentals
  • History of Christian Spirituality

Elective Requirements (42 credits)

  • Students choose 42 credit hours of electives

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who complete this Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership program may be interested in continuing their education at the graduate level by earning a master's degree in a related field. Taking this path might increase the student's knowledge of organizational management and help them find positions with more responsibilities.

These are a few examples of master's degrees in this area:

  • Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Organizational Change Leadership
  • Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

Career Paths:

This Christian leadership bachelor's degree program is designed to equip students with the leadership skills to manage organizations like nonprofits, churches, ministries, and businesses. These skills could serve graduates in a variety of careers. Some of the careers that might fit a graduate of this program well might include:

  • Outreach manager
  • Manager
  • Christian ministry operations

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