Servant Leadership Academic Programs & Education Opportunities

Students of Servant LeadershipBelow is a list of institutions that provide servant leadership education. These include degree, non-degree, certificate, non-certificate, online & campus only programs. The qualifications to make the list, descriptions of fields and components can be found here. If you have an institution or program to be added to this list, please review the requirements and leave a comment on this page or contact me for further information. If you have attended one or more of these programs, please help others in their discernment by leaving your feedback here as well. Thank you and keep serving.

Academic Programs for Servant Leadership

InstitutionProgram TypeCampus or OnlineCityState / RegionDescriptionURL
Aurora UniiversityMinor to any MajorCampusAuroraILAurora offers Servant Leadership class course as a minor to any major or at the graduate level.aurora.edu
Bakke Graduate UniversityUniversity Credit (MBA)OnlineSeattleWABGU offers a nine week course designed to help students learn how to lead and create a organization built on customer servicebgu.edu
Beulah Heights UniversityDegree (Bachelors or Associates) or MinorCampus or OnlineAtlantaGAThe Leadership Studies Department at BHU equips Christian men and women with transferable leadership skills and empowers them for global leadership as well as community economic development initiatives in the ministry and market place sectors.beulah.org
Campbellsville UniversityUniversity CreditCampusCampbellsvilleKYThe Servant Leadership Seminar experience is a one credit hour course that is a required opportunity for all first-year degree seeking students that are age 23 and under with less than 24 transfer hours.campbellsville.edu
Canada School of Public ServiceNon-CertificateCampusOttowaCA3 day course designed to help Managers in Public Service to help them become leaders and encompass the community in their daily projectscsps-efpc.gc.ca
Center for SharingNon-CertificateCampusPascoWAOur introductory course in servant leadership consists of seven two-hour sessions held weekly. For groups that want to continue on after the first course, our second course is based on Henri Nouwen’s book: Life of the Beloved.centerforsharing.org
Chester DiocesanNon-CertificateCampusChesterUKA series of 3 session modules to help learn implementation of Servant Leadershipchester.anglican.org
Co-Serve InternationalNon-CertificateCampusPortlandORA non-profit organization dedicated to teaching and modeling servant leadership at places of learning around the worldco-serve.org
Collin CollegeUniversity CreditCampusPlanoTXCollin offers two semesters of Servant Leadership courses to help boost hireability.collin.edu
Colorado Christian UniversityUniversity Credit (BA & MBA)Campus or OnlineLakewoodCOThe Leadership concentration in MBA focuses on servant leadership and the Business Administration undergraduate contains coursework in servant leadership.ccu.edu
Columbus State UniversityDegree (Associates)CampusColumbusGAServant Leadership at CSU is a comprehensive program committed to developing future leaders who practice the servant leadership philosophy. Participants are given the opportunity to develop leadership skills through exciting and innovative leadership classes, hands-on modeling of leadership practices, participation in community service projects, and much more.columbusstate.edu
Culver AcademiesDiplomaCampusCulverIN1 year course in Servant Leadership for college preparatory students at this boarding school.culver.org
Emory UniversityMinor to any MajorCampusAtlantaGAServant leadership rejects a view of leadership that is about the self-aggrandizement of the individual with positional authority. It maintains that true leaders are those attuned to working in partnership with individuals and the communities in which they live in order to improve human thriving.emory.edu
Fairfax InstituteNon-CertificateOnlineHerndonVAA course provided to help Muslims in particular learn about Servant Leadership. Servant leaders become better employees, parents, spouses, friends, citizens, and human beings.fairfaxi.net
Festival CenterCertificateCampusWashingtonD.C.The Servant Leadership School at the Festival Center offers local classes in Servant Leadership.slschool.org
Gonzaga UniversityCertificate & Degree (Masters)OnlineSpokaneWAGonzaga University offers online classes in Servant Leadership. The Masters Program requires the completion of 36 semester credits. The Certificate program requires the completion on 12 credit hours.gonzaga.edu
Goshen CollegeDegreeCampusGoshenINServant leadership is listed among Goshen College's core values.goshen.edu
Grand Canyon UniversityDegree (BS in Business Administration)Campus or OnlinePhoenixAZGrand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Business Administration program addresses the areas of servant leadership, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, and business skills in order to develop the global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and responsible leaders required in today’s global economy.gcu.edu
Greenleaf Center for Servant LeadershipCertificateOnlineWestfieldINGreenleaf Center offers classes via teleconference and wiki. They offer three courses addressing the foundations of servant leadership; applying the key practices of servant-leaders; and leadership in servant-institutions. They also offer several self study materialsgreenleaf.org
Hope CollegeMinor to any MajorCampusHollandMIHope College has a goal to create leaders with skills in servant leadership, team-building, and creative problem-solving/critical thinking.hope.edu
Hope Internatiional UniversityMinor to any MajorOnlineFullertonCAHope International encourages all of its students to take Servant Leadership courses as they believe it will help them in whatever profession they choose.hiu.edu
Instituto Teologico Boa Terra (ITBT)Non-CertificateCampusCuritibaBrazilA course focused on modeling a safe and open community where participants can be valued and empowered to know their unique purpose in life.co-serve.org
Light UniversityCertificate & DiplomaOnlineForestVAThe School of Professional Life Coaching (SPLC) is positioned to equip and motivate students as servant leaders who actively develop and guide others in areas of personal and organizational fulfillment toward successful and productive rules in community, national, and world venueslightuonline.com
Marylhurst UniversityUniversity Credit or CertificateCampusMarylhurstORThe Center for Servant Leadership is dedicated to "Shaping the Servant Leaders of Tomorrow". They offer one-day, one-credit seminars and host an annual Pacific Northwest Regional Servant Leadership conference.servantleadership.marylhurst.edu
McMurray UniversityDegree (BS)CampusAbileneTXMcMurray offers Servant Leadership classes that go hand in hand with weekly group lectures and weekly group activities that are led by upperclassmen and designed to provide hands on experience.mcm.edu
Memphis School of Servant LeadershipNon-CertificateCampusMemphisTNThe Memphis School of Servant Leadership a series of courses throughout the year. Most classes are twelve weeks in length and meet weekly for 90 minutes. Classes require a serious commitment of study and reflection.servantleadership-memphis.org
National Youth Leadership TrainingNon-CertificateOff CampusVirginia BeachVAA course geared towards youth leaders from the Boy Scouts and Ventures. This course will provide young adults with the tools they will need to teach skills and lead in the work placetidewaterbsa.com
Palmer Leadership IntituteNon-CertificateCampusJacksonvilleFLDesigned for church leaders the purpose of this course is to Pastors and Leaders develop their ministries. Through a process of instruction, coaching, and mentoring, each participant will be equipped and encouraged to lead and develop a healthy, Christ-honoring, growing church.flafwb.com
Regent UniversityDegree (BS, MA, MBA) or CertificateCampus or OnlineVirginia BeachVAWith one of the broadest offerings of options in degrees and certificates both on campus and online, Regent is a popular option for Servant Leadership studies.regent.edu
Servant Leadership School of GreensboroCertificateCampusGreensboroNCServant Leadership School of Greensboro offers a 3 year curriculum with a vision to help people to create life-giving alternatives in the workplace and home, and calls forth creative new ministries to serve in the community. The 3 year program consists of 144 hours of classroom intruction/ experience.servantleadergreensboro.com
Student Leadership UniversityNon-CertificateCampusOrlandoFLStudent Leadership University's power and strength rests in its effectiveness in cultivating, training, and awakening tomorrow's young leaders. This course takes students all over the globe to allow students both intensive classroom experiences and real life experiences.studentleadership.net
Tennessee Wesleyan CollegeHonors Program for Servant LeadershipCampusAthensTNWesleyan College's mission is to create Servant Leaders. All students enrolled in the honorary course are required to perform 40 hours of community services in compliance with the College's guidelines.twcnet.edu
University of DaytonUniversity CreditCampusDaytonOHUniversity of Dayton offers courses to students who qualify.udayton.edu
University of IdahoMinor to any MajorCampusMoscowIDUniversity of Idaho Center for Ethics sports geared courses to help students learn how to apply Servant Leadership to football and to coachinguidaho.edu
University of Wisconsin - MadisonUniversity CreditCampusMadisonWIThe student Leadership Center within the College of Engineering promotes several courses that include servant leadership principles.slc.engr.wisc.edu
Viterbo UniversityDegree (Masters)CampusLa CrosseWIViterbo University offers a Masters Degree in Servant Leadership. The program is also available through a 4 summer, 2 week intensive study option.viterbo.edu
William-Penn UniversityDegree (Masters)CampusOskaloosaIAThe William Penn University College for Working Adults Master of Business Leadership program has been designed to develop leadership skills and attributes required by participants to excel at both the personal and professional level.wmpenn.edu
Wisconsin Lutheran CollegeDegree (BA)OnlineMilwaukeeWIWisconsin Lutheran has a Leadership Enhancing Accelerated Degree program that is only available online. One of the courses focuses entirely on Servant Leadership specifically. The mission of this degree program is to enhance all aspects of your leadership education to further your career.wlc.edu

 

For details on the table’s attributes and requirements for making this list, please review the requirements at the link in the introductory paragraph.