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Master of Arts in Global Leadership
and Master of Business Administration
Dual Degree Program
Brent Thomason, Ph.D., M.A. in Global Leadership Program Director
Sandra Reid, Ph.D., MBA Program Director
This dual degree program provides students with an integrated approach to the study of international business, cross-cultural communication dynamics, and Christian witness in a global environment. The business training and skill obtained while earning an internationally recognized educational credential provides insight into how international business can improve human well-being and support kingdom growth, while creating a career platform from which to pursue Christian ministries in a global setting.
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 GLOBAL LEADERSHIP PREREQUISITES
Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
(May be met with equivalent courses from another institution and do not count toward degree completion.)
Accounting I and II or ACCT 5311 Survey of Accounting
Business 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
Principles 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 Techniques and Culture (for International Students only)
M.B.A. Foundational courses will not be accepted if completed through correspondence, life and work experience, CLEP or other standardized testing.
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution or from a passing grade on the GSOM Old Testament and New Testament equivalency exams 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 GMAT or GRE.
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Biblical Servant Leadership
||Introduction to Missiology
||Business as Mission (S-L)*
||Christian History and Heritage
||Spiritual Formation and Worship
|Select two courses from the M.A. in Global Leadership with approval of Academic Advisor.
Six (6) hours of the M.B.A. Required Curriculum serve as electives for the M.A. in Global Leadership 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. Global Leadership Required Curriculum serve as electives for the M.B.A. Required Curriculum.
*(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component
||M.A. in Global Leadership Required Curriculum
||M.B.A. Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)