Purpose:

The Church Management Program equips students with business and leadership skills to prepare them to lead well within the church organization. As students progress through the program, they will prepare to lead the church in team building, leadership development, and all business aspects of church management. The student will study current and emerging leadership theories, best practices, skills, and tools used to influence others to generate innovation, creativity, and change within organizations, all while integrating faith principles and biblical ethics into leadership.

 

 Requirements:

Trinity Quest Program – 54 Semester Hours

General Education – 36 Semester Hours 

Open Electives – 33 Semester Hours 

Total Semester Hours – 123 Semester hours

 

Courses:

Introduction to Organizational Leadership 

Organizational Comm., Methods & Strat. for Leaders -or- Business Financial Management 

World Missions and Religions 

Christian Theology 

Hermeneutics 

Old Testament Survey 

Life and Revelation of Christ

New Testament Survey 

Romans 

Christian Perspectives and Learning Skills

Leadership in Non-Profits

Introduction to Counseling -or- Marriage and Family Communication 

Christian Leadership -or- Managerial Leadership -or- Organizational Theory and Behavior 

Managing Ethics in Organizations 

Pastoral Methods

Strategic Human Resources in Organizations 

Evangelism and Discipleship 

Business Organizational Leadership Internship

 

Program Outcomes/Goals:

The successful completion of the Church Management Administration Concentration will provide the student with: 

  1. A solid foundation in the skills and knowledge required to perform as an effective leader within the context of management administration for ministry, church, or non-profit organizations in roles, such as Executive Pastor, Business Manager and Human Resource Manager. 
  2. A well-articulated Christian world view of life and ministry founded upon biblical principles and characteristics of Jesus Christ. 
  3. An application of ministry ready professional skills sought after by churches and ministries, such as strategic human resources, conflict management and negotiation, complex problem solving, team work, sound financial judgement and budgeting, marketing, communication, and ethical decision making.