Why Leadership?

Our degree program is designed to develop emerging leaders to become confident and effective servant leaders for the 21st Century.

Why Leadership?

Our degree program is designed to develop emerging leaders to become confident and effective servant leaders for the 21st Century.

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The MA in Leadership degrees are offered with two foundational curriculum themes – Transformational Servant Leadership and Values Based Leadership. Our degree program is designed to develop emerging leaders using the Competency Model to become confident and effective servant leaders for the 21st Century.


Specializations:

Intended for those in the business world who want to take their leadership to the next level, especially those who have some managerial experience or are moving into positions that require skilled leadership. 

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Designed for formal and informal leadership roles in educational settings, the MA in Educational Leadership (MAEL) and MA in Leadership--Education Specialization equip graduates to shape their organizations in visible and meaningful ways, positively influencing future generations of learners. 

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Designed for entry-level health-care providers to grow their leadership capacity and for middle managers to enhance their leadership skills. The program focuses on efficiency and LEAN organizational principles within a framework of transformational servant leadership and patient-oriented approaches.

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This 3-course program teaches professionals across disciplines the methods and techniques of online or hybrid learning professionals that enable them to create transformative learning experiences by applying the use of technology, time and physical space to support practical learning outcomes. This certification teaches participants to identify and incorporate appropriate digital platforms and resources (i.e. Zoom) to create and sustain a participatory learning environment that supports critical and creative thinking in a variety of disciplines.

This stand-alone certification serves as the foundation for the Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning: Coaching and Facilitation, which can be achieved with only 2 additional courses. These courses can also be applied towards achieving a Masters of Arts in Leadership.

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GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN COACHING & FACILITATION

Ideal for those pursuing careers in online and hybrid learning, the FAR Centre Coaching and Facilitation Certificate is a post-graduate education certificate offered by the Faculty of Education. This relevant, practical program prepares students for professions in growing demand such as online learning facilitation, facilitation and coaching of international learners, organizational professional development, and coaching within an organizational setting. It is also perfectly suited for MA in Leadership students with any specialization who wish to enhance their professional skill set in a highly employable field.

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GENERAL

Choose from a mixture of courses in the Business, Education, and Health Care streams. Customize your MA Leadership degree to best suit your unique career goals. 


Our capstone project is a focused and facilitated Leadership Integration Project (LIP) that applies the leadership competency model, which each learner completes as part of the degree. This project improves leadership capacity and impact across the five diverse sectors upon which MA Lead focuses.

Students interested in the Thesis Track must submit an application. Contact the Program Coordinator (lead@twu.ca) for additional details. The Leadership Integration Thesis provides opportunity for students to conduct innovative independent leadership research. The process of research—from identification of a problem for investigation, research design, data, collection and analysis, to written report of findings—is the focus.

Degrees

Master of Arts (MA)
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Finances

Our graduate programs offer a variety of scholarships, grants, awards, and/or assistantships that provide financial assistance for students registered in full-time graduate studies.

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Admission Requirements

Are you ready to advance your professional or academic career with a graduate degree? Find out what you need to join an innovative community committed to making a positive difference in the world for Christ.

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Graduate Certificate

Trinity Western University offers a Graduate Certificate in Leadership - an abbreviated form of the Master of Arts in Leadership for students whose time and financial resources are at a premium.

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Faculty Profiles

June Anonson, Ph.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Doug Atha, D.S.L.

Assistant Professor of Graduate Studies
MA Leadership Stream Director: General Stream

Robert L. Bedard, D.Th.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Adrienne Castellon, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Leadership
Associate Dean, MA Leadership

Imbenzi George, Ph.D.

Sessional Assistant Professor of Graduate Program, MA Leadership
Advisor
Business Stream Director

Mark Halvorson, Ph.D.

Associate Dean of BA Leadership Program
Huizenga, Hyne-Ju

Hyne-Ju Huizenga, M.A., Ph.D. (cand.)

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

R. Ray Klapwyk, Ph.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership
Advisor
Klaue, Christian

Christian Klaue, Ed.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Phil Laird, Ph.D.

Vice Provost, TWU GLOBAL

Angie Mays, Ed.D., M.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Graduate Program, M.A. Leadership

Jodi McBride, M.A.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership
Parsons, Jim

Jim Parsons, Ph.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Geri Pearson, M.A.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership
Penfold Navarro, Cathy

Catharine (Cathy) Penfold Navarro, Ph.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Heather A. Strong, Ph.D.

Sessional Assistant Professor of Leadership

Daniel M. L. To, Ed.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Patricia Wrigley, M.A.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership

Tina Wu, Ph.D.

Sessional Assistant Professor of Graduate Program, MA Leadership; Capstone Coordinator - M.A. Leadership (Business Stream) in Mandarin; Hogan Facilitator; Advisor

Gary Yamasaki, Ph.D.

Part-time Instructor of Leadership