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School of Theology & Leadership

William Jessup University’s School of Theology & Leadership educates transformational leaders for the glory of God; men and women leading in churches, businesses, and communities to produce change and build lives.

Offerings

  • All
  • Certificate
  • Graduate
  • Online
  • Rocklin Campus

Accelerated Pastoral Degree Program

Bachelor's and Master's in as little as 5 years

The Accelerated Pastoral Degree Program (APDP) allows students to earn both a Bachelor’s in Leadership degree and a Master’s in Leadership degree in as little as five years. This pathway is designed specifically for students looking to answer the call to serve others through ministry. In addition to classes, the accelerated degree program includes practical ministry internships, regular meetings with a cohort of peers, intentional mentoring for each student, and retreats. Through the program, students receive the mentoring, training, and guidance necessary to become effective and skilled leaders for contemporary ministry.

Who Can Apply?

High school seniors, undergraduate transfer students, and current WJU undergraduates are invited to apply. This program also has special focus for any students serving in Hispanic/Latino churches.

For more information on the program or application process, call (916) 577-8020 or email jgallegos@jessup.edu

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Program Highlights

  • Complete the Bachelor’s and Master’s in Leadership in as little as five years.
  • Benefit from group and one-on-one mentoring with experienced ministry professionals.
  • Be part of a cohort of participants/peers who can provide support and encouragement for your academic and ministerial goals.
  • Receive practical leadership skills and experience through internships and practicums.
  • Get a head start on your master’s degree with the opportunity to take 10 units during your undergraduate studies to apply toward the M.A. in Leadership.
  • Benefit from Jessup’s member church scholarships for your undergraduate program and full-time ministry discount for your master’s program.
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The Accelerated Pastoral Degree Program (APDP) has been made possible by a generous grant from the Kern Family Foundation.

  • Centers
  • Partnerships

The Center for Hispanic/Latino Ministry (Casa Latina) exists to support and stimulate transformational leadership in Latino churches. Our goal is to serve and resource the Hispanic church by investing in, equipping, and encouraging church leaders so they can fulfill their calling and impact their communities with the gospel.

El Centro para el Ministerio Hispano / Latino (Casa Latina) existe para apoyar y estimular el liderazgo transformacional en las iglesias latinas. Nuestro objetivo es servir y proporcionar recursos a la iglesia hispana invirtiendo, equipando y alentando a los líderes de la iglesia para que puedan cumplir su llamado e impactar a sus comunidades con el evangelio.

Learn more about the Center here.

The School of Theology & Leadership works collaboratively with Wilson University to provide online programs for their constituency. For details, please go to http://wilsonuniversity.org/wu-wju/.

Vision

William Jessup University’s School of Theology & Leadership educates transformational leaders for the glory of God.

Mission

We develop transformational stewards leading in churches, businesses, and communities to produce change and build lives.

Contact

William Jessup University
School of Theology & Leadership
2121 University Avenue, Rocklin, CA 95765
Email: christianleadership@jessup.edu

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