Degrees and Certificates Available
This section contains:
Overview of Degree Requirements
- Formal instruction is required to give you a depth and
breadth of knowledge from which to operate.
- Practica are required to give you opportunity to work
out what you are learning on the anvils of real life, in order to discover
how to integrate knowledge. Taken throughout your educational process, these
will help you gain a variety of experiences in many areas.
Little real-life learning is acquired without real-life experience. Therefore
practica are critically important to the overall
It should be noted that CLU uses the nationally accepted semester
credit measurement. Our courses are designed to be completed in
12 weeks rather than the normal 16-week semester.
What Programs of Study Are Available?
A full-time student takes four or five classes per 12-week quarter
and three quarters per year. Most courses are worth three or four credits.
Part-time students usually take a minimum of four courses
per year (i.e., one per quarter). If you choose to do the program on a part-time
basis, taking only one or two courses per semester, it obviously will take
you considerably longer to complete.
Since you are doing your study in your home, there is no need to rush through
it. You may slow down and take it at a more relaxed pace, allowing the skills
to sink deep into your heart, providing complete life transformation. You are
urged to continue to minister in your community during your training years,
thus giving you a real life outlet for what you are learning.
A Sample Sequence for Full-time Students
||(approximately four courses
per quarter – 13 per year = 39 credits/year)
- Communion With God
- Understanding the Bible
- Take Charge of Your Health
- The Basics of Christianity
- Foundational Experiences
- Fulfill Your Financial Destiny
- Believer’s Worship I
- United Kingdom
Apprenticed to Leadership
- Gifted to Succeed!
- Creative Problem Solving
- Divided Kingdom
- The Law & Spirit
- Cornerstones of Communication
- War in the Spirit
- Poetry Books
- Naturally Supernatural
- Christian Heritage of the United States
- Major Prophets
- Counseled by God
- Increasing the Anointing
- Life of Christ
- Wisdom Through Dream Interpretation
- Creating Your Mission Statement
- Bible Research Methods
- Acts & Epistles
- The Bible Speaks to Contemporary Issues
- Visionary Leadership
- Epistles & Revelation
- Parenting for Success
- The Constitution and Constitutional Law
May You Have Largeness of Heart as You Train
Learning and growing often involve coming to grips with new ideas which challenge,
expand and sometimes even counter previously-held ideas. It requires of the
learner that he have largeness of heart to be able to embrace much.
| “And God gave Solomon wisdom and understanding exceeding
much, and largeness of heart, even as the sand that is on the seashore.” (1
Jesus said, “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
[those with an openness to learn] for they shall be filled. Blessed are the
meek [the humble] for they shall inherit the earth” (Matt. 5:6,5). Ask God
for largeness of heart and meekness that you may receive all that He wants
to give you.
Becoming a Berean
|“These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that
they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the
scriptures daily, to see whether those things WERE SO.” (Acts 17:11,
I can either try to prove things “so”, or I can try to prove them “not
so”. If I try to prove them not so, I have taken the accuser's stance, which,
of course, is satan's. Students at Christian Leadership University must be
The Stretching of Growth Generally Produces Temporary Pain
When you begin a new exercise, there is generally some stretching and pain
involved as you master it. This will also be true of your education. You should
anticipate stretching to learn and discover new skills, as well as stretching
to get more things done in a week, and being stretched financially as you invest
in your future development. Do not shy away from this discomfort. Embrace it
and seek it out. Make sure you are placing enough demand on your life so that
you are indeed stretching and multiplying gifts as the Lord Jesus commanded
in the parable of the talents. Know that if you let the stretching process
do its work, it will make you a larger person. Let that vision take you courageously
through the discomfort you temporarily feel. Seek direction on how to best
respond to the stretching in a wise and godly manner.