Master of Arts in Christian Ministry/Master of Business Administration
DUAL DEGREE PLAN
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 nonprofit sector, or entrepreneurial business or ministry endeavors on a local, national, or global scale. By offering core course competencies from both the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Master of Business Administration programs, students will be equipped to serve with excellence in their chosen field of business 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 EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, PHD 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.
MA IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY PREREQUISITES
Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
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.
Accounting I and II
Prerequisites may be met 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®).
MA IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MBA REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting
MA in Christian Ministry Required Curriculum
MBA Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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