Organizational Leadership

The Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership degree at Ozark Christian College in Joplin, Missouri, equips students to engage in any level of leadership within an organization. You'll learn leadership principles and practices through the classroom setting and hands-on experience. You'll also hear from church and business leaders and learn a servant-based, Christ-centered approach to leading.

Organizational Leadership students are prepared to:


  • Apply a theological foundation for organizational leadership in various contexts.
  • Build effective teams from a servant leadership approach.
  • Integrate standard business practices in a ministry context.


Courses in this Degree

Foundations for Organizational Leadership

Issues in Organizational Leadership

Dynamics of Change and Organizational Conflict

Pastoral Counseling

Organizational Leadership Internship – Levels 1 & 2

Building Teams, Leading Groups

Global Leadership Styles

Entrepreneurship and Vocation

Ethical and Legal Issues for Ministries

Coaching/Mentoring in Organizational Leadership

Faculty Contact

Professor Wade Landers

"Churches and businesses alike need Christlike leaders. Come learn to employ organizational leadership principles to manage conflict, navigate organizational changes, and build effective teams from a servant leadership approach."

Email Professor Wade Landers

Possible Job Opportunities

Executive Minister

Preaching Minister

Church Planter

Discipleship Minister

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