Impact 360 Masters

Equipping young professionals to be culture-shaping, Christ-centered servant leaders in their various vocations.


Impact 360 Masters equips young professionals to be culture-shaping, Christ-centered servant leaders. Our residentially-based program supports flexible-format degrees, and includes a paid assistantship. This program is designed to prepare students pursuing careers in higher education, intercultural ministry, and the helping professions.

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Exemplary Christian character as defined by the virtues outlined in Galatians: Personal exercise of spiritual disciplines including Bible study, solitude, silence, and worship.

Character coaching through regular one-on-one and graduate cohort coaching sessions with Impact 360 Masters Director and Impact 360 resident faculty. Mentoring with an “external” Christ-following mentor. Seeking to embody love of God and love of neighbor in all things.

Ability to connect to a diverse group of believers and non-believers alike.

Self-awareness of how one is being experienced by others is key in gaining trust and influence. Chemistry “coaching” through one-on-one and graduate small groups. A battery of personality assessments, combined with expert coaching, over the course of your program will play a key role. Most graduate students do not ever receive this kind of coaching. Annual performance reviews with your supervisor will address this as it pertains to your assistantship work.

Demonstrate a growing confidence in your God-given calling.

Your growing sense of personal calling will be a major emphasis at Impact 360 Masters. Readings, discussions, spiritual disciplines, leadership experiences, and coaching will serve to assist you in clarifying the next station in your God-given vocation.

The highest level of competence in Christ-centered higher education as successfully demonstrated through coursework, a graduate assistantship, and leadership with undergraduate college students.

Graduate assistantship: a university-style assistantship with emphases on active learning classroom instruction, experiential learning, and student life. Placement of graduates in stations of strategic servant leadership or doctoral work immediately upon graduation. Impact 360 Masters seminars: Graduate-level, discussion-based seminars with Impact 360 faculty and guest faculty. Discussions will be based on assigned readings and experiences, including leadership assignments and experiences with leaders at Chick-fil-A, Inc.

Endorsements & Testimonials

J.P. Moreland

Visiting Faculty

Impact 360 Masters

J.P. Moreland
Ph.D., Biola University

Jay Richards
Ph.D., Discovery Institute

Victor Claar
Ph.D., Henderson State University

Gene Fant
Ph.D., Palm Beach Atlantic University

Scott Rae
Ph.D., Biola University

Cynthia Jayne
Ph.D., Union University

Frank Beckwith
Ph.D., Baylor University


Dr. Phil Alsup
Executive Director

Phil comes to Impact 360 Institute after serving as the Senior Director for Student Ministry with the WinShape Foundation. Phil oversees...

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Jamie Swank, J.D.
Associate Director, Student Living and Learning

Originally hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Jamie Swank comes to us from her role as Director of Residence Life at Grove...

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Dr. Jonathan Morrow
Director of Cultural Engagement

Jonathan Morrow is the Director of Cultural Engagement at Impact 360 Institute and serves as adjunct faculty with Biola University. He...

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Ed Bort
Associate Director of Academics

Before serving Impact 360 Institute as the Associate Director of Academics, Ed served with Campus Crusade for Christ at California Polytechnic...

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Trent Wilbanks
Director of Fellows

Trent joined the Impact 360 Institute team in 2008, after serving five years as director at the Lifeshape Foundation’s retreat center,...

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Eric Turner
Director of Operations

Eric brings five years working with the North American Mission Board and nine years working with the International Mission board...

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Selection and placement is based in part on applicants personal strengths and stated objectives for study. To apply, download the application and return the completed application to Impact 360 Institute's main address.