Degree Requirements

Below is a list of degree requirements for the Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership degree.

  • All credits are quarter credits
  • Years average is based on FT at 3 classes per quarter

I. Required Courses (45 credits)


  • Leadership as Creative Act of Soul
  • Psychospiritual Development
  • Spiritual Discernment and Decision Making


  • Professional Care Skills
  • Group and Organizational Dynamics for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Conflict Management
  • Rituals of Community Belonging
  • Leadership Integration


  • The Quest for Human Flourishing
  • Spiritual Values and Meaning in the Public Square
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Leadership, Pluralism, and Inclusion
  • Leadership Synthesis
  • Ethics Elective

Choose one (1) of the following courses

  • Theology of the Human Person
  • The Human Person and the Discovery of Meaning
  • Images of the Sacred

II. Electives (9 credits)

For complete course descriptions, credit information and more please visit the SU Academic Catalog.


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