Doctor of Strategic Leadership


Transform your organization with Wayland's Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL), which emphasizes communication, leadership, structure, team building, and cultural understanding - all from a Christian perspective. The DSL is designed for the experienced professional in commercial, ministry, government, military, education, healthcare, and arts sectors.

Program Focus and Differentiation

The DSL will be offered as a 100% online degree consisting of 54 credit hours of coursework that can be completed in as few as 2 years by taking advantage of our five convenient 8-week sessions. A more traditional 4-year track is also available.

Students in the DSL program will select a concentration area from among four options below, including our unique program in Humanities and Culture:

  • Christian Ministry
  • Education (K-12 or Higher Education)
  • Humanities and Culture - the first of its kind!
  • Nursing Organizational Leadership

Our program will bring out the visionary and inner leader in you! The DSL will focus on the practical application of leadership theory and knowledge grounded in Christian principles in a diverse and global professional world. Students are drawn from the world of experienced professionals who are typically working in their chosen fields.


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