Jul 03, 2020  

International Development, Organizational Leadership Emphasis MIDA - Off Campus

The mission of the Organizational Leadership emphasis is to develop trained leadership to meet the needs of a growing church membership, a growth which will place significant demands on support organizations and other church institutions. Such leaders will develop skills based on the concepts of servant leadership, will understand and practice leadership as a collaborative process, and will demonstrate appropriate administrative skills in research, strategic approaches to program planning and evaluation, finance, communication, and ethics along with skills in a specific area of leadership. Concentrations may include church administration, community and international development, or other concentrations as requested and approved.

Core Courses—34


Concentration topics include but are not limited to Church Administration; Community and International Development.

Total Credits —39

IDP Admission Requirements

To be admitted to regular standing into the International Development Program, students must

  • Qualify for general admission   into graduate studies at Andrews University
  • Hold a four-year baccalaureate degree from an accredited American university or senior college, or its equivalent from a comparable institution outside the U.S.
  • Demonstrate adequate undergraduate preparation in the proposed field of graduate study and in general education.
  • Indicate ability to handle master’s-level work in the language of instruction.


  • Access to email communication is compulsory for participation in this program.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) transcript requirement is waived for
    students in the overseas program.
  • TOFEL is waived for students in this program.

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