School of Leadership and Development
The School of Leadership and Development’s mission is to serve, educate, support and provide mission critical knowledge tools, based on a servant leadership model, to all those who want to grow in their knowledge, skills and faith to better serve and lead in all places of need in a holistic, practical, and transformational manner. More on Mission, Vision and Core Values.
We offer four degree programs that develop people of faith for service in the nonprofit, NGO, and social business sector. Our programs are designed for the working practitioner living all over the USA or Africa, or full time residential grad student. We offer classes in both Philadelphia and Africa. SLD has over 4,000 alumni serving in 89 countries in a variety of leadership positions. Hear what some of them say about our programs. We look forward to speaking with you further about where God is leading you to serve.
- MA in Organizational Leadership
- MBA in Economic Development (International or Urban Concentration)
- MA in International Development
- MS in Nonprofit Management
- Dual Degree Programs (MDiv/MBA and MDiv/MA)
Eastern University and the Accord Fellowship Program
Eastern University partners with the Accord Network (accordnetwork.org), the network of Christian Development Organizations, to offer Accord agency staff a fellowship in their studies with programs in SLD, both in the USA and Africa. More Information.