Master of Arts in Global Leadership
and Master of Science in Kinesiology
Dual Degree Program
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Brent Thomason, Ph.D., M.A. in Global Leadership Program Director
Ray Galloway, Ed.D., M.S. in Kinesiology Program Director
Global Leadership consists of connecting with people in other cultures and societies around the globe and finding ways to exert a positive influence in their lives. Learning the intercultural skills and understanding multiethnic dynamics are crucial skills for leadership in today's increasingly multicultural and multiethnic environments.
The purpose of the Master of Science in Kinesiology program is to equip candidates for Christian servant leadership in the multi-faceted areas of Kinesiology, equipping them with intercultural and leadership skills equal to integrating their Christian faith and witness as they make significant contributions to the human endeavor.
The dual degree will prepare students to better manage the wide variety of global ministry challenges associated with sports ministry, fitness, wellness, physical therapy, and health care providers.
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.
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PREREQUISITES
RELI 1301 Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 New Testament Survey
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution or from a passing grade on the GSOM Old Testament and New Testament equivalency exams and do not count toward degree completion.
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Biblical Servant Leadership
||Introduction to Missiology
||Christian History and Heritage
||Spiritual Formation and Worship
|Select a M.A. in Global Leadership 9-hour concentration and complete the required courses.
M.S. in Kinesiology Required Curriculum - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport
||Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills
||Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology
||Sociology of Sport
||Current Trends and Issues in Kinesiology and Sport
||Psychology of Sport and Performance
|Select one course with approval of M.S. in Kinesiology Academic Advisor
||M.A. in Global Leadership Required Curriculum
||M.S. in Kinesiology Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)