Department of Leadership

Department of Leadership
4195 Administration Drive, Bell Hall 174
(269) 471-6580

The Leadership Program represents a new concept in graduate education, designed to meet the needs of mid-career leaders. It is highly flexible to allow self-motivated learners to pursue a graduate degree while making their own work environment the laboratory for their learning.

Certificate | MA | PhD | DLead | Post Doc

Are you a teacher moving into administration? A principal who wishes to improve your ability to serve? A principal becoming a superintendent of education? Our online program will prepare you for the expanded service opportunities.Our program allows you to study at home, interact with others in online courses, and enjoy the benefits of a mentored internship.

Certificate | MA | EdS | EdD | PhD

This program provides advanced academic preparation for professionals interested in working in different management areas of higher education. Would you like to serve as a university administrator, faculty member, researcher, or policy maker at a public or private institution, agency, or association of higher education?  We can help you to polish the necessary skills.

MA | EdS | EdD | PhD

Upcoming Events

Research for Decision Makers

These webinars will give you tools, knowledge and skills to make strategic decisions in a complex and relentlessly changing environment. Join us for this great educational opportunity!

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We are excited that you are joining us for your leadership development journey. We are home to three distinct programs: Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, and Leadership. We look forward to meeting you ONLINE during our Orientation Week, July 19-23.

How Collaboration and Diversity Drive Innovation

“The Cultural Imperative: How Collaboration and Diversity Drive Innovation”
Dr. Bettina von Stamm, Innovation Philosopher, Story Teller, Catalyst
A visionary thinker and accomplished doer in the field of innovation for almost 3 decades, Bettina’s leadership seminars, workshops & speaking engagements offer invaluable coaching, mentoring, and modeling for MBAs and executives, Bettina’s contagious positive energy inspires individuals and teams to think differently about being creative and applying that creativity in innovative ways to exceed organizational objectives through enabling highly diverse teams to work joyfully with each other. Her credibility derives from passionate combination of deep experiential insights with the latest scientific research.

When: Mon, July 26, 2021, 10 am - noon EDT USA
Where: Virtual/online, broadcast from Hope Channel studios, Deutschland
Host: Department of Leadership, Andrews University

Bettina’s book available(one of several relevant to leader innovation):
Meltem Etcheberry & Bettina von Stamm (Eds.). (2020). Secrets of working across five continents: Thriving through the power of cultural diversity. Bingley, West Yorkshire, UK: Emerald.

This event includes an interactive ‘hands-on’ workshop:
“Application and Implementation for Leaders”
When: Mon, July 26, 1:30 - 3:00 pm EDT USA
Where: Virtual/online, broadcast from Hope Channel studios, Deutschland
Hosts: Dr. Christiane Theiss and Department of Leadership, Andrews University

Points of Distinction

  • Programs focus on the globalization of higher education
  • Curriculum includes an international study tour of universities abroad
  • All courses are offered online
  • Accredited by the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Nationally recognized by the Educational Leadership Constituent Council
  • Christian philosophy of learning and teaching
  • Small classes and favorable student-professor ratio
  • EDAL Certificate tuition discount of 50%  



All of our courses are offered online. Our programs are individulalized to grow your skills and talents. From certificates to post doctorate, we offer a variety of degrees that will be best suited for your lifestyle and career. 

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 4195 Administration Drive                       E-mail: 
 Bell Hall 174 Andrews University                                                                      
 Berrien Springs, MI 49104-0111

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