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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Master of
Business Administration Dual Degree Program
David Smith, Ed.D., M.A. in Christian Ministry Director
Sandra Reid, Ph.D., M.B.A Director
Ministry in the 21st Century affords exciting opportunities for servant
leadership in a variety of business and/or ministry contexts. This dual
degree program is designed for students discerning a call to serve in
one of these unique vocational contexts, including
business or administrative church staff positions, the non-profit sector,
or entrepreneurial business or ministry endeavors on a local, national, or
global scale. By offering core course competencies from both the
M.A. in Christian Ministry and M.B.A. programs, students will be equipped to serve
with excellence in a business and/or ministry vocation.
In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, Ph.D. in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture. Click for Church Membership form.
M.A. IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY PREREQUISITES
Old Testament Survey or THEO 5307 Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
New Testament Survey or THEO 5308 New Testament Literature and Interpretation
3000/4000 Level Religion Course or 5000/6000 Level Theology Course
Accounting I and II or ACCT 5311 Survey of Accounting
Business and Public Law or MANA 51.522 Business Legal Environment
Microeconomics and Macroeconomics or ECON 5311 Managerial Economics
Financial Management or FINA 51.521 Foundations of Finance
Principels of Management or MANA 51.521 Management Theory
Principles of Marketing or MRKT 51.521 Marketing Concepts
Statistics or MANA 6303 Research and Statistics
BUAD 5301 Orientation to American Business Technology and Culture (for International Students only)
Prerequisites may be maet with equivalent courses from another institution and do not count toward degree completion.
Continuance in the program past the first 12 hours is pending submission
of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).
M.A. IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Biblical Servant Leadership
Foundations of Christian Ministry
Shepherding in the 21st Century
Spiritual Formation and Worship
Christian History and Heritage
||Ministry Mentorship (S-L)*
|Select two courses (6 hours) from the Graduate School of Ministry with approval of Program Director.
|Six (6) hours of the M.B.A. Required Curriculum served as electives for the M.A. in Christian Ministry Required Curriculum.
M.B.A. REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Quantitative Analysis for Managers
||Leadership in Management
||Strategic Management Decisions (S-L)* (Capstone course)
||Management Information Systems
||Creative Problem Solving for Marketing Decisions (S-L)*
|Select two courses from M.B.A. concentrations with approval of Program Director or Academic Advisor.
|Six (6) hours of the M.A. in Christian Ministry Required Curriculum serves as electives for the M.B.A. Required Curriculum.
*(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
|| M.A. in Christian Ministry Required Curriculum
||M.B.A. Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)