Master of Arts in Religious Leadership and Administration

Master of Arts in Religious Leadership and Administration (MARLA)

Number of credits: 48 

The Master of Arts in Religious Leadership and Administration (MARLA) is a 48-credit degree designed to prepare individuals for administrative leadership in churches, religious institutions and faith-based organizations. The leadership and administrative demands of modern institutions can be overwhelming. This degree integrates foundational theological education with effective  leadership and organizational development practices germane to faith-based institutions and non-profit organizations. Students learn the latest leadership and management and transformational change strategies, and are equipped with analytical and strategic skills that will promote growth, management and positive change.

Career Pathways

  • Executive Minister
  • Program Executive/Coordinator
  • Manager
  • Administrator

Program Chair

Dr. Alfred Johnson

ajohnson@nyts.edu

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