Earn Your Advanced Degree to Lead Social Change Through Research.

Learn to apply social research to integrate faith and learning to change the world.

With OGS, you can focus your studies in your area of academic interest and integrate faith with your studies, experience small classes, personalized European-style tutorial instruction, flexible hybrid delivery, and affordable tuition payment plans. OGS is more than just another institutions, it's a life-changing exeprience! Please complete the form below to request admissions information:

Learn Social Research. Lead Social Change.

Since 1980, Omega Graduate School has served world-changers like you. You recognize your career as a calling, you strive to serve God by making a difference in the world, and you care about leading social change. We have equipped hundreds of adult learners over the past 40 years with the skills to conduct original social research to solve problems in communities, families, organizations, and churches around the globe.

We offer a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Social Research (Religion and Society Studies) and two Master’s degrees (Organizational Leadership and Family Life Education).

OGS teaches the practical skills of social research for leading social change. Omega Graduate School uses the Oxford Method for Educating Graduate-level Adult-learners. Using a European tutorial educational process patterned after the world’s top universities, we provide a personalized and relationally-oriented learning experience unlike any other.

 

 

Earn the credentials and learn the skills to drive social change through original research to solve real-world problems.

 

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We promise you not only a world-class education, but a life-changing experience. After attending OGS, your life will never be the same!

All OGS Courses are Currently Virtual.

Please Note: To ensure the safety of our faculty, staff, and students during the COVID-19 Pandemic, OGS is not holding on-campus residencies; all core classes are being held remotely via Zoom and our DIAL online learning platform. Now is a great time to get started with your OGS degree program!

Master of Letters in Organizational Leadership

Enroll in a 24-monthly payment plan with a sliding scale tuition discount (based on income) for a monthly payment as low as:

$275.00/month (full-time) $275.00/month (part-time)

 

  • $550/month standard full-time tuition
  • Some scholarships available
  • Fees, residencies, materials, and travel not included
  • Financing available through Federal Student Loans and VA Benefits

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Doctor of Philosophy in Social Research (DPhil/PhD)

Interdisciplinary Integration of Religion & Society

Enroll in a 72-monthly payment plan with a sliding scale tuition discount (based on income) for a monthly payment as low as:

$250.00/month (full-time) $250.00/month (part-time)

 

  • $500/month standard full-time tuition
  • Some scholarships available
  • Fees, residencies, materials, and travel not included
  • Financing available through Federal Student Loans and VA Benefits

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Master of Letters in Family Life Education

Enroll in a 24-monthly payment plan with a sliding scale tuition discount (based on income) for a monthly payment as low as:

$275.00/month (full-time) $275.00/month (part-time)

 

  • $550/month standard full-time tuition
  • Some scholarships available
  • Fees, residencies, materials, and travel not included
  • Financing available through Federal Student Loans and VA Benefits
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We are an Accredited, Non-Profit, Non-Discriminatory, Free-Standing, Faith-Based Institution.


Omega Graduate School is an independent, free-standing, research institution committed to providing a quality educational experience for Christian adults. Founded in 1980, it is located on a campus near Dayton, Tennessee (between Knoxville and Chattanooga). Omega Graduate School is non-denominational, non-profit, and non-discriminatory.

The institutional goal is the integration of religion and society.  The goal includes increasing morality and ethics in business and industry, and advancing Christian principles and values in all society. The doctoral program is designed to teach research focused on the family, community, and the church or a combination of these areas. The masters program is offered in two curricular areas: Family Life Education and Organizational Leadership.

The Mission of Omega Graduate School is to equip scholar-practitioners, from a Christian perspective, with research skills to integrate religion and society for positive social change.

The World Needs Scholarly Leaders  to Advance Positive Social Change.


We Exclusively Serve Adult Learners.

 

We are a Safe Place to Think.

 

We’ll Take You to the World’s Top Libraries.

 

Our Alumni are Changing the World through Social Research


Join our distinguished group of world-changing alumni who are applying the knowledge and skills learned at OGS to solve real-world problems using social research.

Jerry Flemming, DPhil
Business Leader
Jerry Flemming has served as a CEO of three companies including Pioneer Mfg. Inc., which he owns and chairs.  His dissertation focused on the relationship between the morality and the earnings of publicly held companies.  As an OGS alumn, Dr. Fleming’s current focus is CEO of THE STEM FOUNDATION, a Christian Ministry that installs computer labs in orphanages and Christian schools in underdeveloped areas in Central America and the Caribbean.  The ministry’s goals are to give kids a broader worldview and opportunities they would not have otherwise.

Sharlene Buszka, DPhil
Professor, Author
Sharlene Buszka is an Associate Professor of Business Administration at Daemen College in Amherst, New York.  She is also Chair of the Accounting, Business Administration and Paralegal degree programs.  As a 2015 Graduate of Omega Graduate School, her dissertation Factors Affecting the Integration of Faith and Spirituality in the College Workplace, received the Grail Award for Research Quality.

Kim Alexander, DPhil
Leadership Developer
Kimberly Nash Alexander is a native Charlottean and is the “Leading Lady of The Park Church, where she also serves as the leader of Women’s Ministry.  Dr. Alexander is currently a recommended mentor by Dr. Alicia Britt Chole as part of the Leadership Investment Intensive Program.  She devotes herself to mentoring women in leadership in both the marketplace and the church, focusing on spiritual formation.

Ken Steorts, DPhil
College President, Musician

Dr. Ken Steorts, a 2014 graduate of OGS, is a founding guitarist of the Christian rock band, Skillet, and is the founder/president of Visible Music College in Memphis, Tennessee.  Visible focuses on the spiritual, professional, and academic development of young creative leaders.  “Visible School” was inspired by the German theologian Bonhoeffer who described Christian believers as a “visible community” infiltrating the darkness, bringing light into the world that cannot be hidden.

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