Scott Hagan, President of North Central University

Scott Hagan, M.A., became the seventh president of North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on June 1, 2017.

Prior to North Central, Hagan served as founding and lead pastor of Real Life Church in Sacramento, California, from 2006–2017, where he helped plant 10 new congregations and campuses throughout the region. He has also served in youth ministry under Pastor Charles Crabtree, planted Harvest Church in Sacramento, and served at Grand Rapids First Assembly in Michigan.

Hagan has been drawn to the study and practical application of leadership inside and outside the church. He’s written six books on leadership, influence, and biblical topics, and since 1995 has written more than 60 articles appearing in publications such as Charisma Magazine, Ministries Today, Pentecostal Evangel, and Influence Magazine (formerly Enrichment Journal). He speaks regularly at conferences, seminars, and on college campuses.

President Hagan and his wife, Karen, have four grown children and multiple grandchildren.