What you will Experience

The School of Leadership provides a top-notch learning environment and dynamic student life.  Shepherd Church has designed a discipleship journey that you will find engaging and life-changing.  This will include hands-on ministry work experience in 5 different ministry tracks or 1 elementary education track while you complete your MVNU bachelor's or associate's degree.


Worship Ministry

Student Ministry

Children's Ministry

Lead Pastor

Adult Discipleship & Connections

... AND 1 Elementary Education track available through our onsite K-6 Elementary School.


Through our partnership with Mount Vernon Nazarene University, School of Leadership students can choose from 16 marketplace and ministry degree programs across multiple disciplines, including associate's and bachelor's degrees.


Associate of Arts (AA)
Christian Ministry (BA)
Elementary Education (BA)
Business Administration (BBA)
Marketing (BBA)
Finance (BBA)
Human Resources Management (BBA)
Management (BBA)
Leadership (BA)
Public Administration (BA)
Emergency Management & Homeland Security (BA)
Nursing RN to BSN (BSN)
Social Work (BSW)
Digital Marketing (BBA)
Project Management (BBA)
Supply Chain Management (BBA)

Our Academic Partner

Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) partners with Shepherd Church to offer online accredited degree programs to School of Leadership students.  Founded in 1968, MVNU in Mount Vernon, Ohio is a co-educational liberal arts university with an intentionally Christian foundation and mission.


Financial Aid / FAFSA

Financial Aid is available for Shepherd School of Leadership and is utilized by the majority of our students.  Students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).