Transformational Leadership Program

Master of Arts

With a Transformational Leadership degree, you’ll be equipped to make wise decisions and guide your organization into the future you envision.

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Finish in as few as

2 to 2.5 years

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Transformation starts here. In Bethel Seminary’s M.A. in Transformational Leadership program, you’ll be prepared to strengthen and encourage others from a place of deep strength within yourself.

Program Details

This program will build upon your skills, passion, and vision to take your leadership impact to new heights. You'll gain deeper insights into your abilities through integrated learning with peers seeking to grow.

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Program Highlights

4-R leadership model

You’ll learn to live out the 4-R model of transformational leadership: relationships, roles, responsibilities, and results.

Preparation for a variety of contexts

You’ll bring effective leadership to any setting—churches, communities, organizations, ministries, and nonprofits in a variety of global contexts.

Find your leadership voice

You’ll meet with a mentor, engage in personal reflection, and take assessments to better understand yourself, your strengths, and your leadership capacity.

Well-rounded framework

You’ll explore both Christian and secular perspectives on leadership theory and practice.

Personal growth

You’ll gain personal experience, learn from real-world models, and receive encouraging feedback to help you grow in wisdom and maturity as you hone your leadership skills.

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Transformation starts here.

At Bethel Seminary, you’ll experience personal and spiritual transformation that will equip you to transform others—for eternal impact. Our M.A. in Transformational Leadership program prepares you to act as an effective catalyst for change and prepare the next generation of leaders.


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Career Outcomes

Wondering what you can do with a Transformational Leadership degree?

The M.A. in Transformational Leadership program will prepare you to impart strength and hope in any leadership context—whether that’s a church, business, ministry, nonprofit, or other organization.


Learn how to:

  • Function as an effective agent of personal and corporate change
  • Serve the best and highest interests of others
  • Create and sustain health organizations and communities by imparting hope and forging mutual partnerships
  • Prepare the next generation of leaders


Our graduates serve as:


  • Church leaders (senior pastors, youth pastors, executive pastors)
  • Leaders of para-church and mission organizations
  • High school and college administrators and leaders
  • High school and college coaches
  • Business social sector entrepreneurs
  • Cross-cultural missionaries
  • College ministries
  • Denominational executives
  • Faith-based ministry leaders

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