John Wesley School of Leadership Graduate Degrees

Recognized as the oldest undergraduate, theological education institution in North Carolina, the John Wesley School of Leadership was the fifth school to partner with Piedmont in the strategic formation of the PIU network of Schools. Students in PIU’s John Wesley School of Leadership study subjects such as organizational change, conflict resolution, strategic planning, and emotional intelligence.

PIU’s School of Leadership offers three concentrations:

  • Organizational Management
  • Educational Administration
  • Ministry Administration

Graduates from the School of Leadership hold national and international positions in churches, church ministries, non-profits, educational institutions, and government agencies. To learn more about our degree offerings, visit the Ph.D. in Leadership and the M.A. in Leadership degree pages.

Ph.D. in Leadership

Piedmont’s Ph.D. in Leadership program is designed for students seeking to earn their doctorate in organizational leadership. Rooted in the Christian worldview, this accredited program aims to equip men and women to be transformational, Christlike leaders at the highest level to build up the Kingdom and grow their organizations for the glory of God.

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M.A. in Leadership

The Master of Arts in Leadership is designed for students seeking faith formation and a graduate-level leadership education steeped in the Christian worldview. This accredited program prepares graduates for leadership roles in secular workplaces, churches, ministries, and other organizations.

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...that in all things He might have the preeminence.
Colossians 1:18



Our passion is to graduate men and women who are thoroughly equipped to be successful leaders who obey the Great Commandment, fulfill the Great Commission, and live abundant lives for the glory of God.