About the Master of Arts in Servant Leadership (MASL)

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Preparing Leaders to Serve the Common Good 

The MASL program is designed for individuals who aspire to be servant leaders in nonprofit organizations, business, government, health care, ministry, and education. The MASL prepares individuals to engage in faithful, creative, and courageous leadership that works for the common good. The program meets the unique needs of adult learners with life and professional experience while assuring fulfillment of the expectations related to an accredited program in higher education.

Information on MASL admission requirements.


MASL Curriculum- 2024

 Core Courses: 

SVLD 501: Servant Leadership Theory and Practice

SVLD 504: Ethical Decision Making for the Common Good

SVLD 550: Building Community

SVLD 553: Ritual and Celebration 

SVLD 690: Colloquium 

Elective Courses: 

SVLD 531: Interpersonal and Organizational Excellence (Offered Summer)

SVLD 532: Interpersonal and Organizational Excellence II (Offered Summer

SVLD 502: Theological Inquiry in Servant Leadership (Offered Spring

SVLD 557: Prophetic Leadership (Offered Fall

SVLD 565: Stewardship: Franciscan Theology of Environmental Stewardship (Offered Summer)

SVLD 546: Special Topics (Talk with advisor)


All courses are 3 credits. The program is 30 credits. 15 core credits and 15 elective credits. 

Course Formats

During the Spring and Fall Semesters

  • Three-weekend format, Friday evenings from 5:30–10 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Online courses
  • Blended courses meet for two or three full Saturdays on campus and online.

During the Summer Semester

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