Vanguard University

Vanguard University

Religion: Theological Studies or Leadership Studies

Address:

55 Fair Drive

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

United States

Phone:

714-556-3610

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Religion: Theological Studies or Leadership Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

BIBLICALLY INFORMED
Vanguard’s graduate religion faculty challenge students to engage their professional discipline passionately and contemplatively. With each passing class session, you will gain Biblical knowledge and skills that will inform your work and service.

CULTURALLY RELEVANT
Your graduate training in religion at Vanguard will help you make the most of every opportunity. Through interaction with course materials, professors and fellow students, many of whom are in full-time ministry, you will gain broad knowledge which will yield an immediate benefit in your own congregation, classroom or scholarly research.

SPIRITUALLY INSPIRING
Not only will you learn to be fully-engaged intellectually, but spiritually as well. You will find that your studies at Vanguard University will enhance your faith, increase your passion, and provide partners to help you grow.

A PROGRAM FOR LEADERS
The purpose of the MA in Leadership Studies is to inspire transformational leaders to serve their organizations, churches, and nonprofits within the global community. Integrating best practices of real-world leadership with theology, culture, ethics, and spirituality, students engage in a learning community that develops critical thinking, energetic participation, and the cultivation of long-standing networks.

This narrowly focused academic degree provides strong preparatory work for students wishing to pursue a doctoral degree in a related area.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Combine focused leadership studies coursework with an emphasis in Christian spirituality.
  • Complete the degree program quickly, in just over two years.
  • Choose from eight-week or hybrid (in-class and online) formats, which cater to local and out-of-state students.
  • The program is a great value for the price.

 

THE MASTER OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (MTS) IS DESIGNED FOR:

  • those desiring training in biblical studies and theology
  • teaching pastors
  • and those seeking strong preparatory work in pursuit of a doctoral degree.
  • The program provides broad, practical training in biblical studies, theology, and leadership.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Combine major coursework in biblical studies and theology with elective coursework in a variety of areas.
  • Complete the degree program quickly, in just two to three years.
  • Attend convenient eight-week classes designed for busy adult students.
  • The program is a great value for the price.

Accreditation:

Vanguard University is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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