Transformational Leadership, M.A.

The Master of Arts in Transformational Leadership program is designed to help you grow as a Christian leader who champions transformation in organizations and communities, and as a gracious participant in a worldwide, multiethnic, multigenerational Christian community.



graduates have gone on to serve in business, non-profit administration, higher education, and community agencies

What will I learn?

At Northeastern Seminary, you will grow as a wise professional through innovative online and classroom experiences in the Transformational Leadership program. Develop a strategic philosophy of leadership in courses that are Biblically-based, expertly taught, and holistically supported.

  • Gain contextual experience in a ministry that fits your vocational goals.
  • Complete an integrative program capstone that prepares students for ministry placement.

The Great Conversation

At the center of your Northeastern experience is a great, ongoing conversation. Listen to the voices from throughout time and around the world as you consider what it looks like to live as a Gracious Christian, fulfilling your purpose in God’s ongoing work of restoring wholeness to the world.


Explore the Curriculum

Upcoming Class Starts

  • Monday, January 18, 2021 | Spring Session 
  • Monday, May 24, 2021 | Summer Session
  • Monday, August 30, 2021 | Fall Session
Ready to Learn More?

Seminary class size

Class Size

Under 25 Students

Meet a Faculty Member

Nelson Grimm, Ph.D.

Nelson J. Grimm, Ph.D.
Professor of Applied Theology

Dr. Nelson J. Grimm has wide-ranging ministry experience including pastoring, chaplaincy, conference superintendence, leadership, and advisory capacities with other pastors, churches, and organizations. He served as a member of the Ministerial Education and Guidance Board of the Genesee Conference of the Free Methodist Church, is a clinical member of the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, and is a member of the Evangelical Association of Theological Field Educators. Read more...

Alumni Success

Bill Gibbons

Bill Gibbons '15
Pastor of Discipleship and Leadership Development, Pearce Church

David Hertweck

David Hertweck '15
Lead Pastor, Trinity Assembly of God

Priscilla Ozodo

Priscilla Onyedikachi Ozodo '14
Minister of Worship & Production, Seattle Pacific University

Beverly Coleman

Beverly Coleman
Ministry Coordinator, New Life Ministries


Dianna Henderson '15
Diversity Consultant and Social Worker

“My experience at Northeastern Seminary has nurtured the desire to embrace the power of the Holy Spirit to bring transformation in my personal relationship with God and others. I now feel empowered to encourage those around me to experience this same transformative work of the Spirit in their lives.” ~Bill Gibbons, Transformational Leadership, M.A. ’15

What Transformational Leadership Graduates Say





Between faith and vocation, you find a vision for the future.

Class Space is Limited

So don't delay in completing your free online application to Northeastern Seminary.

Tools for Success

You will find support to achieve your vocational and academic goals throughout your Seminary journey.

Seminary Learning Center

Learning Center

writing assistance, disability services, individualized academic support

Seminary I.T. Helpdesk

I.T. Helpdesk

available 24 hrs/day

Seminary Advising

Academic Advising

course schedule planning for graduation, vocational placement and mentoring

Seminary Library

Golisano Library

research and classroom resources


Have questions?

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Contact 585.594.6802 or to connect with an admissions representative.