Nathan Penland, Ed.D.
Department of Leadership and Administration
Dr. Nathan Penland has focused his career on Christian education. Currently, he is the Director of Student Leadership and Engagement at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. As part of his work, he trains undergraduate students to become leaders through planning and implementing intentional opportunities to engage students, through both classroom and co-curricular educational experiences.
Bachelor's in Christian Education
Southwest Baptist University
Doctorate in Educational Leadership
Master's in Christian Education
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
- Christian education
- Student leadership development
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education
This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.
Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education
Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education
Ed.S. in District Level Administration Educational Specialist
This degree is designed for educational leaders who wish to become a superintendent or district level administrator. This program equips students with the skills necessary to effectively lead a P-12 school district.
The program leads to P-12 district-level administrator’s licensure in Indiana.
Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist
M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education
This degree was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, community colleges, and other educational institutions or learning organizations.
M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education
Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.
M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education
This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement
Certificate in Adult Education and Corporate Training Certificate
Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study Certificate
This program is designed for students wishing to design their own program of study at the post-master’s, advanced level. Students can choose from a variety of courses to study the topics they want to study.
Certificate in Teacher Leadership Certificate
Developed to enhance professional skills, this program provides an opportunity for teachers to learn how to support other teachers through learning how to help them reach their potential in teaching.