Master of Arts in Leadership/Master of Business Administration
The Master of Arts in Leadership and Master of Business Administration Dual Degree is a 60-hour program. The program is designed to provide students with an integrated approach to leading and managing in an organizational context. Students will have the benefit of learning both management and leadership theory, as well as practical applications for the real world. The combined course load for the program will give students a strong foundation in key management skills (such as accounting, finance, and management information systems) as well as the soft skills (such as leadership communication, emotional intelligence, collaboration, and leading change) required for effective leadership in organizations. Additionally, a key focus of this dual degree will be to teach students how to effectively apply principles of Christian leadership in their professional careers.
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.
Accounting I and II
NOTE: The requisites above may be satisfied if the student has completed undergraduate courses that the MBA Program Director deems to be equivalent to the ones listed above. In order to satisfy this requirement, students must have attained a grade of B or above in the course(s).
MBA foundational courses will not be accepted if completed through correspondence, life and work experience, CLEP or other standardized testing.
Master of Arts in Leadership must have a conferred bachelor’s degree.
Continuance in each 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 LEADERSHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding requisites)
MAL 5301 - Introduction to Leadership
MAL 5302 - Vision-Casting and Leading Change
MAL 5308 - Great Leaders in History
MBA REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding requisites)
ACCT 6321 - Managerial Accounting
Six (6) hours of the MA in Leadership Required Curriculum serve as electives for the MBA Required Curriculum.
MA in Leadership Required Curriculum
MBA Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding requisites)
*(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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