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Master of Arts in Global Leadership
and Master of Arts in Teaching
Dual Degree Program
Bob Garrett, Ph.D., M.A. in Global Leadership Program Director
Carolyn Spain, Ed.D., M.A. in Teaching Program Director
The 21st century affords exciting opportunities for global servant leadership in a variety of educational institutions around the world. This dual degree program is designed for students who want to develop academic expertise in a given discipline with which they can teach in overseas universities or other international academic programs, institutions, and settings. At the same time students can develop skill sets to help them with the complex dynamics needed to serve others by adding value to their lives, sharing the gospel as a witness in diverse cultural contexts by learning to adjust to cross-cultural environments, and making and sustaining intercultural relationships.
In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, Ph.D. in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture. Click for Church Membership form.
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PREREQUISITES
- Old Testament Survey or THEO 5307 Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
- New Testament Survey or THEO 5308 New Testament Literature and Interpretation
- 3000/4000 Level Religion Course or 5000/6000 Level Theology Course
Continuance in the M.A. in Teaching program past the first 12 hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).
A waiver of the GRE or MAT requirement may be considered if the student meets one of the following conditions:
- earns an “A-“ or higher in each of the first four courses (12 hours) of graduate coursework in the DBU College of Education, or
- holds a Bachelor’s degree from the DBU College of Education earned within the past five years with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, or
- holds a Master’s degree from DBU.
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Biblical Servant Leadership
||Ministry Mentorship (S-L)*
||Introduction to Missiology
||Christian History and Heritage
||Spiritual Formation and Worship
|Select three courses from M.A. in Global Leadership courses with approval of Academic Advisor.
|Six (6) hours of the M.A. in Teaching Required Curriculum serve as electives for the M.A. in Global Leadership Required Curriculum.
M.A. IN TEACHING REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
|Select one of the following study plans:
|(Elementary) ESL Certificate
|(Elementary) Reading Certificate
|(Elementary) Special Education Certificate
|(Secondary) ESL Certificate
|(Secondary) Reading Certificate
|(Secondary) Special Education Certificate
|Study plan curriculum found under M.A. in Teaching degree program.
|Six (6) hours of the M.A. in Global Leadership Required Curriculum serve as electives for the M.A. in Teaching Required Curriculum.
*(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component
||M.A. in Global Leadership Required Curriculum
||M.A. in Teaching Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
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