The Servant-Leader Concentration provides unparalleled learning opportunities to affirm, develop and express your natural inclination to serve-first.

The optional concentration is designed to provide you an advanced comprehensive understanding of the philosophy of servant leadership and giving you the tools to practice servant leadership in your organization.


  • Listening
  • Empathy
  • Awareness
  • Persuasion
  • Foresight

Grounded in the writings of Robert Greenleaf and subsequent research, this concentration offers the most advanced graduate study of Servant Leadership available at any University.

The successful completion of the Servant Leader Concentration will be recognized on the degree transcript of the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership.

The Concentration Consists of 4 Classes

Required Courses

ORGL 530: Servant Leadership
ORGL 537: Foresight & Strategy - includes 4-day immersion on-campus in Spokane, WA
Prerequisite: ORGL 530 and one other Servant-Leader Elective

Elective Courses - Choose 2

ORGL 510: Renaissance Leadership for the 21st Century - includes 14-day study abroad in Italy
ORGL 522: Leadership & Community Empowerment Collaboration & Dialogue -  includes 5-day immersion at St. Andrew's Abbey in Valyermo, CA
ORGL 532: Leadership, Justice & Forgiveness
ORGL 535: Listen, Discern, Decide
ORGL 689: Leadership & Hardiness - includes 4-day immersion at Mt. Adams, WA
COML 504: Organizational Communication
COML 507: Mindful Leadership and communication - includes 3-day immersion on-campus in Spokane, WA
COML 515: Relational Communication
COML 572: Communication, Leadership, Community Development - includes study abroad in Cali, Colombia


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