This course studies the theories, models, nature, styles, skills, and dynamics of effective leadership. Emphasis is placed upon synthesizing these traits and concepts into a Biblical model of ethical and servant leadership to lead, manage, and transform organizations.

This course is an in-depth analysis of theories of learning and cognition and their impact on instructional practice and policy.

This course outlines the biblical, historical, and philosophical principles and theories that have shaped organizations. An understanding of scriptural, social, and historical foundations will assist students in analysis of contemporary issues in organizations.

This course addresses the structure and design of organizations. Key concepts include management (fundamentals, culture, ethics, environment, decision- making, learning, conflict, communication), planning (strategic management, systems thinking), organizing (theory, structure, design, technologies, and change) and monitoring (performance management, measurement, and effectiveness).

This course will explore the reciprocal relationships between professional practice and public policy at the local, state, and federal levels. The course will address theoretical frameworks and research that inform public policy, the impact of public policy, and methods for influencing sound public policy.

This course is an advanced exploration of experimental research design, sampling, hypothesis testing, tests of significance, inferential statistics, analysis and interpretation of data, and reporting.