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Become a Servant Leader with a Degree from GCU

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By Lauren Abraham
Communications Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Want to become a servant leader? With a degree from Grand Canyon University, you will build essential leadership skills and learn different leadership styles so you can pursue a purposeful career. Continue reading to learn more about how an education from GCU can be prepare you to become a servant leader in today’s world!

What is Servant Leadership?

Servant leadership is all about understanding God’s will, emphasizing power, authority, rule, headship, service and humility. It is characterized by service, care, love, humility and stewardship. In the workplace, servant leaders embody the values of the company they work for and demonstrate them in everything they do.

Incorporate Servant Leadership into Your Education

GCU is committed to incorporating servant leadership across all programs and throughout its campus. As a student, you can become an effective, innovative servant leader for the workforce and community, both locally and globally. GCU is guided by Christian values that encourage the development of moral authority and ethical practice to meet the demand for strong leadership skills in organizations and industries.

No matter what degree you pursue at GCU, you can prepare to become a servant leader in your chosen field. For example, if you want to go into business, the degree programs offered by the Colangelo College of Business will expose you to different leadership styles, such as trait, behavioral, situational and contingency approaches.

GCU’s business degrees are not the only degrees that can prepare you to become a servant leader, though. If you have a passion for nursing, the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions incorporates courses related specifically to servant leadership across its programs. In addition, if you want to go into ministry or even work in a STEM field, the College of Theology and the College of Science, Engineering and Technology will incorporate servant leadership throughout your degree program.

Prepare for a Successful Career

Servant leadership skills are valuable in today’s workplace, and they can lead to new-age ideas and forward-thinking initiatives. As a graduate from GCU, you will be prepared to be a global citizen, critical thinker, effective communicator and responsible leader. With your knowledge and experience, you will be able to inspire and motivate others and push them toward excellence. As a result, you can succeed in a wide variety of careers!

For over 65 years, Grand Canyon University has served as the gateway to success for countless scholars and industry leaders. To learn more about GCU’s degree programs, visit our website or use the Request More Information button at the top of the page.

About Lauren Abraham
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Communications Major, Digital Copywriter for GCU Blogs

Lauren Abraham is a junior at Grand Canyon University. She was born and raised in Phoenix and enjoys living here. She has loved her time at GCU so far, as she has made many friendships and discovered what she is passionate about. Currently, she is studying communication with a minor in marketing. She has always loved writing and working with people, and one day hopes to become an editor or journalist. In her free time, she enjoys staying active and spending time with her family and friends.

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