June 29, 2022 — Today, Luther Rice College and Seminary launched its newest degree program, a Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership. Luther Rice is now accepting applications and will offer classes this Fall semester in the program. The Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership degree is the second Ministry in the Marketplace degree Luther Rice has released this year. In March 2022, Luther Rice launched the Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree.
The Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, which may be completed 100% online or in combination with on-campus classes, is a 48 credit-hour program that equips followers of Christ for the highest level of scholarship and performance across a wide range of professions including business, ministry, government, and education.
The program is designed to prepare working professionals to understand the complexities and challenges of leading within organizations with the purpose of creating transformative organizations and communities from a Christian perspective. Emphasizing the role of followers within the leadership process brings a unique perspective to the program. The interdisciplinary program provides students with opportunities to engage in scholarship, to conduct research, and to develop professional competencies related to the following: leadership philosophy and practice, analyzing organizational change and culture, team performance and engagement, human services, coaching and teaching, conducting field/social research.
“We are overjoyed to announce our first Doctor of Philosophy degree. The Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership is the quintessential ministry and marketplace degree program. We are excited to see how God will use this degree and its graduates to further His kingdom and Glorify His son, Jesus,” says Executive Vice President and Provost Evan Posey.
“What a great day. Luther Rice now has another opportunity to prepare Christian men and women to lead in various capacities in the church, community, and marketplace,” says President Steven Steinhilber.
Over the past 60 years, Luther Rice has been faithful to provide many graduates serving Georgia Baptist churches. Known for its adherence to biblical inerrancy, ministry development, 100% online degree programs, and affordable tuition and fees, Luther Rice College and Seminary continues to be the trustworthy option for those committed to ministry and in need of an education. Luther Rice is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), and Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS).