William Jessup University partners with Emerge

William Jessup University Partners with Emerge Education, LLC to Increase Enrollment of Fully Online Masters of Arts in Leadership Program

New partnership will help build upon William Jessup’s reputation for delivering  Christ-centered higher education designed with the online student’s needs in mind

CAMP HILL, PA and ROCKLIN, CA — April 23, 2016 – William Jessup University, Rocklin, CA, and Emerge Education, Camp Hill, PA, announced a new partnership today that provides marketing, lead generation, student recruitment and other online program support services to assist the university in growing its fully online Masters of Arts in Leadership (MAL) degree.

Emerge Education will work with the university to support the visibility and reach of its online MAL, enrolling students for Fall 2016. Under the partnership agreement with Emerge Education, William Jessup will continue to determine all online curricula, degree requirements, course selection, faculty, and enrollment and graduation requirements.

“Our partnership with Emerge Education enables us to increase the reach of our online MAL degree, which includes customized coursework that is attractive to ministry leaders with busy schedules and ministry-specific goals,” says Dr. John Jackson, President. “We are committed to helping students thrive spiritually, receive a quality liberal arts education, and be exceptionally employable.”

William Jessup’s Masters of Arts in Leadership with a Christian Ministry concentration addresses the need for ministry-specific leadership training, equipping leaders with a unique spiritual formation curriculum, adaptable to church or society and applicable to real-life experiences. The fully online and customizable program allows candidates to tailor their educational curriculum to meet their specific career goals and areas of interest while balancing biblical, professional, and personal development objectives.

“We are honored to be working with William Jessup to expand the institution’s online program offerings and to begin reaching new student markets for the university,” says Kim T. Coon, President and CEO of Emerge Education. “We look forward to serving as their partner in advancing their mission to educate transformational leaders for the glory of God.

About Emerge Education, LLC.

Emerge Education provides higher education solutions to colleges and universities interested in 21st century relevancy by growing revenues through enrollment. The Pennsylvania-based firm works with its partner institutions by investing its own capital and service resources to support lead generation, marketing and recruiting, allowing its partners to focus on what they do best: educating students. Emerge forges unique partnerships with each client institution, always reaching for more students, higher revenue, less expense–the ultimate online higher education partnership solution. For more information about Emerge, visit, call 800-208-5499, or email

About William Jessup University

Founded in the 1930’s, William Jessup University is a Christian liberal arts university located in Rocklin, California with an additional site in San Jose, California. The University seeks to develop the whole person by developing skills in communication, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking and by exposing students to a broad cross-section of knowledge in science, social science, and the humanities. They have experienced significant growth recently; enrollment has doubled in the last three years and they are on track towards significant growth again this fall.

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Tim Prusha
VP for Marketing


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Mr. Eric Hogue
Chief Development Officer
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