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School LIbrary
Ph.D. Programs

PhD in Organizational and Global Leadership

The Ph.D. in Organizational and Global Leadership is a degree program that will equip students to serve effectively and strategically as leaders in diverse organizational contexts. It permits students to explore a concentration of their own choosing within the broader scope of their leadership studies.


Students are identified leaders who will provide principled and yet culturally sensitive leadership with excellence. This program will include proven practices of individual and team growth and development, in order that organizational visions and strategic aims may be fulfilled. Students will pick a concentration that will inform their ongoing dissertation research and writing.

The Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership prepares students for effective leadership in diverse sectors, such as ministry, non-profit, education, and health care. It emphasizes the development of leaders who excel in roles across a wide array of institutions, including colleges, universities, K-12 schools, government agencies, non-profits, churches, church denominations and para-church organizations nationally and internationally.


The program focuses on imparting comprehensive organizational leadership principles, with an emphasis on guiding organizations toward their vision through ethical and sustainable practices. Graduates develop advanced competencies in strategic decision-making, communication, conflict resolution, and organizational change management, enabling them to address complex challenges and contribute to organizational success and positive impact in their communities.

The Program Learning Outcomes (PLO) for the PhD in Organizational & Global Leadership:

Graduates of the PhD in Organizational & Global Leadership will be expected to achieve the following objectives:

  1. Demonstrate the ability to integrate personal, organizational, and ministry practices that advance leadership and change strategies throughout organizations.

  2. Apply changing theories and leadership models that support spiritual growth and Christian service in local and worldwide contexts.

  3. Demonstrate the ability to teach and provide cross-cultural leadership in a diverse education sectors and society. 

  4. Demonstrate the ability to engage in research, data collection and analysis, and produce original contributions that will extend a Christian worldview in the contemporary postmodern world.

  5. Assess needs, develop, and deliver strategic leadership initiatives that enhance organizational performance.

Dear Potential Students,

I hope this letter finds you in good health and high spirits. It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I extend an invitation to you to join the Ph.D. program in Organizational Leadership at Kairos University of California.

Our Ph.D. program in Organizational Leadership is renowned for its rigorous curriculum, distinguished faculty, and commitment to producing future leaders in the field. With a focus on developing exceptional research and leadership skills, our program equips students with the knowledge and expertise needed to address complex organizational challenges and make a significant impact in both academia and ministry.

As a Ph.D. candidate in Organizational Leadership, you will have the opportunity to delve into various facets of leadership, such as strategic management, organizational behavior, coaching and mentoring strategies and skills, future studies, missional church leadership in a postmodern era, and professional development. You will engage in cutting-edge research, collaborate with leading scholars in the field, and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in organizational and church leadership.

At Kairos University of California, we pride ourselves on fostering a vibrant intellectual community where academic rigor is balanced with a supportive and collaborative environment. Our faculty members are highly accomplished researchers and experienced educators who are committed to providing personalized mentorship and guidance throughout your doctoral journey.

We believe that your academic background, professional achievements, and passion for organizational leadership make you an exceptional candidate for our Ph.D. program. Your unique perspective and dedication to advancing the field will undoubtedly contribute to intellectual diversity and enrich the scholarly community at Kairos University.

To formally accept this invitation, please complete the necessary admission procedures outlined on our PhD Application Checklist for Entry or contact our admissions office at Should you require any further information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to me directly via email at

We sincerely hope that you choose to join us at Kairos University of California. Your presence will undoubtedly enhance our program, and we look forward to welcoming you into our academic community.


Thank you for considering this invitation, and we eagerly await your positive response.

Kairos Team

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