C. Peter Wagner Ministry Program

Masters in Women’s Leadership

Objectives and Outcomes

The Masters in Women’s Leadership is designed by women for women at all levels of leadership: those who are ready to assume leadership, those who are relatively new to leadership and those who are long-serving leaders. Among its goals are to enable and mobilize women around the globe to advance the Christ’s Kingdom across the seven mountains of society.

Program Road Map

C. Peter Wagner Ministry Program

Admissions

About Us

The Masters in Women’s Leadership Program is designed to enlarge the personal and professional capacities of its participants, leveraging their God-given strengths, enhancing their influence, and facilitating the development of lasting relationships with women from diverse backgrounds. Through study, discussion, and application, students receive a foundation for advancing revival, reformation and cultural transformation.

Admission Requirements

Masters in Women’s Leadership

Accredited Degree Program

  • At least a bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent from an accredited school (a master’s degree from an accredited school will substitute for a bachelor’s degree) 
  • A minimum of 18 units (or equivalent learning) in Bible, theology, and church history.
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 2.50 on undergraduate work
  • Minimum of 5 years actively serving in a local church or other organization.
  • Currently in a leadership role at a local church or other organization.
  • Currently a member of a local church.
  • Applicants who are not native English language speakers must demonstrate English proficiency

Required Application Documents 

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed application form (including an applicable resume or CV)
  • Official college transcripts
  • A personal essay
  • Two recommendation forms:
    • One recommendation from an overseeing pastor, board member, or similar position
    • One recommendation from a peer
  • A copy of a government-issued photo identification card

Personal and Professional Development

Personal enrichment students may take classes on a credit/no-credit basis. Courses taken may not be applied to a degree program.

Prerequisites:

  • No scholastic prerequisites 
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Completed application form 
  • Personal Statement (on the application form)

Tuition

Masters in Women’s Leadership: (Total Program Cost)

Tuition ($375 x 36 credits)

$

13,500

Textbook costs ($100 per course estimate) *

$

1,200

Program total cost

$

14,700

*Students may purchase textbooks from the vendor of their choice. Therefore, the cost listed above is only the best estimate.

The program length is 24-months. Students can choose the following payment method:

  1. Pay annually, will enjoy a 3% tuition deduction
  2. Pay monthly, there will be an additional 3% processing fee

 

Program Goals

The goals of the Masters in Women’s Leadership program are:

  • Increase the student’s ability to influence and impact society.
  • Enlarge personal professional capacity to exercise leadership.
  • Integrate the student’s authentic identity with leadership practices.
  • Develop the student’s ability to collaborate in ways that encourage creative solutions.
  • Leverage student’s participation in the program to develop long-lasting relationships.
  • Stir the student’s passion for mentoring other women leaders.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Distinguish between current and future leadership practices for women, based upon the scriptural basis for women in leadership as well as current global trends in cultural leadership.
  • Apply solutions to overcome unique barriers and hindrances faced by women.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate how the student’s authentic identity and kingdom authority connects with effective leadership.
  • Integrate program content, biblical research, and prior learning to develop an applied ministry thesis as a foundation for implementing a comprehensive strategy for leadership in the student’s unique setting.

Online Course List

TH 520 – Kingdom Theology and 7 Mountain Mandate

Kingdom Theology and The Seven Mountain Mandate will examine three mandates – the Kingdom Mandate, the Dominion Mandate, and the Seven Mountain Mandate. It will analyze the principles inherent in dominion theology, the Kingdom mandate, and the Seven Mountain strategy within the context of bringing about sustainable transformation to nations.

TH 522 – Theology of Women

Theology of Women will increase the students’ ability to: integrate their authentic identity with leadership practices, influence, and impact society, and enlarge their capacity for exercising leadership. They will gain a greater understanding of the scriptural basis for women in leadership, increase their
ability to identify solutions to the unique barriers they face as women, and enhance their capability to communicate how their kingdom authority connects with effective leadership.

CH 504 – Spiritual Outpourings and Revivals

Spiritual Outpourings and Revival gives students an overview of the spiritual outpourings and revivals in North America and the world during the 20th century. The course traces three of the major revivals of the past century. The student will learn about the background, people, places, and events that surrounded these revivals and discover the continuing impact of these revivals on Christianity. This course uses the study of the past to provide a foundation for the present.

PL 532 – Leading from Authentic Identity

Leading from Authentic Identity presents the unique challenges of navigating multiple leadership roles, i.e., mother, wife, and marketplace or ministry. Differentiating roles from identity is critical. Participants examine the Leader’s personal life with perspectives on ministry and personal formation. This course provides a foundation for the Program, as participants explore the importance of ministerial identity and receive assistance in formulating a viable theology of 5-fold ministry.

PL 526 – Five-fold Ministry Leadership

Five-Fold Ministry Empowerment elucidates the ministry model found in Ephesians 4:11: “He gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, pastors, and teachers.” This course will examine the differences between a five-fold ministry church and a pastoral church. It will also review the five-fold ministry gifts as the basis of a governance model.

MT 540 – Global Trends and Kingdom Movement

In Global Trends and Kingdom Movements students will identify and analyze current and developing trends within a global context of constantly shifting conditions created by global health, technological and societal circumstances. Students should enhance their ability to influence trends, lead movements, and shift cultures in their local, and perhaps, regional or greater level.

MT 511 – Principles of Spiritual Care

Principles of Spiritual Care provides a biblical Trinitarian foundation for Christian counseling and ministry. It explores the “why” behind the “what” and “how.” This course will explore how the understanding of God as a “being in relations” impacts spiritual care and ministry. This course will develop a theological basis for spiritual care.

MT 513 – Practical Crisis Counseling

Practical Crisis Counseling will present some of the basic historical, theological, spiritual, and practical foundations for crisis counseling. The functional, pragmatic, and philosophical aspects of crisis counseling will be covered as well. This class will be focused on the practical application of learned principles and behavior in the participant’s unique situations. The goal is that students will gain real-life applications in the local church and other ministry settings.

MT 538 – Mothers on the Frontline

Mothers on the Frontline assists and encourages students to move beyond the traditional worldview of mothers and leadership to gain a greater understanding of how maternal characteristics create synergy and contribute to effectiveness as a leader and one’s ability to ignite transformation and influence culture.

MT 536 – A New Era for Apostolic and Prophetic Women

A New Era for Apostolic and Prophetic Women will increase the ability of students to impact society. It will also enlarge their capacity to exercise effective leadership. Students will understand the biblical basis for women in leadership, learn how to identify ways to overcome the unique barriers they face as women leaders and gain a greater understanding of how to develop a comprehensive strategy for leadership in their unique setting.

GS 520 – Applied Ministry Thesis 1

GS 520 Applied Ministry Thesis 1 begins the journey of drafting a capstone thesis that will be completed in GS521 Applied Ministry Thesis 2. The overall Project demonstrates learning synthesized in the program courses. In this first of the tandem courses, the student must submit and receive approval of the thesis topic, Proposal for the concept of the Project, and submit a full outline of the Project.

GS 521 – Applied Ministry Thesis 2

Applied Ministry Thesis 2 completes the journey of developing, writing, and submitting your Applied Ministry Project. The overall project is to demonstrate learning synthesized from the program courses and the development of a strategy for applying the concepts learned in the student’s ministry and cultural context.

Total for the program – 36 Units

All courses are 3 units.

Program Units

The Masters degree is a two-year program consisting of 36 units (semester hours).

 

 

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with the Masters in Women’s Leadership the student will:

  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Successfully complete all courses in the degree program.
  • Complete and pass the Applied Ministry Thesis.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.
  • Verified active mentorship during the degree program.

Student Testimonials

I am eternally grateful to God for providing Shiloh University. I could not find this level of education in the area of theology in my country. I always get excited when I am taking a new course and I always share the things I learn with my family, my friends, my church.”

Janneth Saveedra

Shiloh University has fanned the flame of my desire, and equipped me to share God’s hope and redemption with a needy world.”

John Isoka

I have loved every bit of my experience with Shiloh University! The faculty provided a personal touch that is too often lost in other universities. The level of academics is top-notch and presented in a sound and meaningful way.”

Joshua Wheeler

Having instructors who could challenge me and question me on specific topics forced me to dig in and really understand the foundations of what I believe.”

Jeremy Richardson

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The ultimate goal of the C. Peter Wagner School of Ministry is to equip Christ-centered leaders for evangelism, spiritual growth, and the transformation of culture.