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B.S. in Christian Leadership & Management

Pursue Your Calling and Career

Looking for a degree that combines your talent for business with your heart for Christ? Regent’s Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership and Management will prepare you to integrate your faith with critical business skills that you can apply in a variety of settings. Whether you’re called to a blend of business and ministry or just looking to expand your Biblical Studies, this degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support your unique calling.

Online
120+
June 21, 2021
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GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Cultivate your understanding of the Bible and how it applies to leadership and ministry.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

PURSUE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 & 2020). Our programs have also been ranked by them as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference.

On completing the B.S. in Christian Leadership & Management you will be able to:

  • Develop budgets, recruit and hire staff, and manage employees and volunteers.
  • Understand strategies for effective stewardship of assets, capital, and resources.
  • Prepare for a career in ministry, nonprofit work, or communications.

Career Opportunities

  • Executive Pastor / Pastoral Leadership
  • Ministry Entrepreneur
  • Nonprofit or For-Profit Operations Director
  • Missions/Social Services Professional
  • Communications Specialist
8%
Projected growth in employment of clergy from 2016-2026 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Provides a comprehensive presentation of financial accounting principles and practices. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of financial statements, the basic framework and contents of these reports, and the preparation process.

Introduction to methods of studying and interpreting Scripture, theological understanding, and practical application.

Exploration of the branch of theology that deals with articulating the reasonableness of Christian faith as well as developing meaningful responses to common objections. Students examine theoretical and applied apologetics and the nature of the relationship between faith and reason, as well as specific problems and implications arising from our postmodern, pluralistic cultural context.

Examines the process of lesson/sermon preparation and delivery from the biblical text with the aim of influencing an audience. Students build upon their knowledge of written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills to develop sermons and lesson plans.
Introduction to the biblical theology of ministry and the performance of essential church public functions, ceremonies, and administrative duties.
Students examine the biblical and philosophical basis of personal spiritual formation and growth as well as strategies that can be used to facilitate formation and growth in church and parachurch ministry.

Investigation of the role of business in society, the human side of business, the functions of business, and the accounting/reporting processes of business.

Exploration of expectancy, leader-member exchange (LMX), transactional, transformational, servant leadership and other theories, including foundational leadership principles and concepts.

Leader’s behaviors and decisions in sending messages to people throughout the organization. Analysis of the concept of organizational culture, its development, and the effect it has on the leader and people in the organization; focus on a leader’s ability to positively influence followers. Prerequisite: LDST 201.

The influence of virtual teams on leadership effectiveness; the development of interactive and dynamic groups in virtual and face-to-face environments. Prerequisite: LDST 201.

The process and nature of strategic planning, including the constraints and opportunities leaders face in strategic planning, the leader’s task in accommodating and minimizing these limitations, and the impact of these constraints on strategic choices. Prerequisite: LDST 201.

The concepts, theories, and current practice regarding organizational structures and their development, the dynamics of individual and collective behavior within organizations; human interaction within organizations to foster and manage change. Emphasis on the role of leadership and cultural values. Prerequisite: Junior standing and prior management or leadership coursework.

Management language, concepts, models, and basic principles of management. Explore interrelated functions (planning, controlling, organizing, leading) of the management process.

Investigate analytical and process skills for effective decision-making and change management. Assess key factors in the change process, effective planning and problem-solving. Cross-listed with LDST 370.

Admission requirements for the Christian leadership and management degree program vary based on the stage you’re at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

Invest in your career path with this online degree in Christian leadership.

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$7,260
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Block Rate Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$8,61012 - 18$8,610
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Under 12$6,888
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$574Over 18$10,332
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$574N/A$1,722+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800

Housing Fees »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-12 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid »

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