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John Wesley School of Leadership

Training Leaders for Today's Environment

There are thousands of books with the word “leader” in the title. Hundreds more are produced each year. In today’s global context the need for passionate and capable leaders continues to be of growing significance.

Contemporary organizations of all types require competent and effective leadership. Here at PIU, we are committed to training leaders for today’s complex and challenging organizational environments. Under the instruction of PIU’s highly skilled and credentialed, Christian faculty, our students examine contemporary leadership themes and principles — relating them to varied organizational contexts and putting them into practice. Whether you are interested in an M.A. in Leadership or a Ph.D. in Leadership, you will find PIU’s School of Leadership to be a highly flexible and affordable program of study. Our online format allows for an anywhere, anytime approach to leadership study.

The John Wesley School of Leadership at Piedmont International University offers concentrations in Organizational Management, Educational Administration, and Ministry Administration, and our students study subjects such as organizational change, conflict resolution, strategic planning, and emotional intelligence. Graduates from the School of Leadership hold national and international positions in global organizations, military contexts, non-profits, health care, educational institutions, government agencies, churches, and para-church ministries.

If you are thinking of earning an M.A. or Ph.D. in Leadership, please contact the John Wesley School of Leadership at leadership@piedmontu.edu today to schedule a time to talk with one of our advisors. Begin your leadership journey today!

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Piedmont Represented at Panel of Higher Education Presidents


Piedmont International University was proud to be represented on this collaborative panel of Winston-Salem Higher Education Presidents last week. PIU has been actively collaborating with other institutions for years under the leadership of President Charles Petitt. Read more here.

Piedmont Gives Back: Through Waste?


Piedmont International University is giving back locally through our latest partnership with Crossnore School & Children’s Home. Crossnore is launching its new community compost initiative: the Story of the Plate.  Shaina Bottoms, manager of the on-campus coffee and apparel shop, is the visionary behind our university becoming more resourceful in our waste management and she’s […]

PIU Collaboration Featured in Media


Piedmont International University’s collaboration with the Sheriff’s Office, Forsyth County, and Sheriff Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr., was featured in an article in the News & Record on Monday, August 26, 2019. The article notes the value of public entities partnering with universities in curriculum development and program delivery. It quotes Dr Sandeep Gopalan, Vice Chancellor of PIU, […]

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