North Point Leadership Experience Residency
 
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Earn your master's degree while working at North Point.

In partnership with Dallas Theological Seminary, spend 22 months working at one of our Atlanta-area churches while completing a master’s in Christian Leadership. 

This degree prepares men and women for organizational leadership roles in church, parachurch, missions, and marketplace contexts. The residency program is designed for young leaders who want to combine the biblical and theological training of Dallas Theological Seminary with the leadership, communication, and ministry model of North Point Ministries.


Program Comparison

What’s the difference between the Undergraduate Internship and the Master’s Residency? Review this helpful guide.

curriculum

The Leadership Experience Master’s in Christian Leadership Program requires 52 Dallas Theological Seminary class hours and 11 North Point Ministries class hours, combined with working 25 hours per week for 22 months at one of the North Point Ministries churches.


Core Classes

Bible Exposition
Credit Hours
BE101 - Bible Study and Hermeneutics
3
BE102 - Old Testament History I
3
BE103 - OT History II and Poetry
2
BE104 - OT Prophets
3
BE105 - The Gospels
2
BE106 - Acts and Pauline Epistles
3
BE107 - Hebrews, General Epistles, and Revelation
3
BE109 - Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, and Selected Epistles
3
Total Credit Hours
 
22
 
Systematic Theology
Credit Hours
ST101 - Theological Method and Bibliology
3
ST102 - Trinitarianism
3
ST103 - Angelology, Anthropology, and Hamartiology
3
ST104 - Soteriology
3
ST105 - Sanctification and Ecclesiology
3
ST106 - Eschatology
3
Total Credit Hours
 
18
 
Vision, Communication, and Leadership
Credit Hours
EML101 - Introduction to Educational Ministry and Leadership
3
EML105 - Teaching Process and Media Presentations
3
PM105 - Christian Life and Witness
3
INT155 - MACL Ministry Formation Internship
3
Spiritual Formation
 
Total Credit Hours
 
12
 
Total DTS Hours
52


residency Classes

NPM Ministry Residency
Credit Hours
NP101 - Introduction to Leadership
NP102 - Church Strategy I (Children's and Student Ministry)
NP103 - Church Strategy II (Adult Ministry)
NP104 - Communication
NP105 - Church Growth Strategy and Missions
Total NPM Hours
11
Total MACL Degree Hours
63

degree plan

Note: All North Point classes will be held in person at North Point Ministries on Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. during the semester.
* Block Hybrid Courses combine live instruction in Atlanta and online elements over the course of a semester. It’s a course format that utilizes everything you’re already accustomed to in a typical online course, but it includes a three-day face-to-face instruction and interaction component.
★ SuperWeek combines two Block Hybrid Courses in a single week over the course of a semester. It’s a course format that utilizes everything you’re already accustomed to in a typical online course, but it includes an intense face-to-face instruction and interaction component.

Financial Support

Master’s Residency students will receive up to 50 percent of their yearly tuition, an Apple MacBook, and a $1,500 monthly salary.