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Master of Arts in Global Leadership and Master of Arts in Management Dual Degree Program

Brent Thomason, Ph.D., M.A in Global Leadership Program Director
Richard Nassar, M.A. in Management Program Director

The Master of Arts in Global Leadership and Master of Arts in Management dual degree program provides students with an integrated approach to the study of international business, cross-cultural communication dynamics, and Christian witness in a multi-national and multi-cultural environment. This dual degree program will be most relevant to students who plan to manage businesses in a global setting and who are committed to integrating faith and business in diverse cultural settings. Because the business environment is dynamic, special attention is given to adapting to organizational change, performance management, and becoming a change agent.


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.


Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.

  1. M.A. in Management prerequisites: 4.5 hours at the 5000-level or 9 hours at the undergraduate level
  2. M.A. in Global Leadership prerequisites (9 hours): 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
Program Continuance:

Continuance in the M.A. in Management program past the first twelve hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®).

Study Plan

  • 30 hrs
    Specialized Preparation for M.A. in Management
  • 30 hrs
    Specialized Preparation M.A. in Global Leadership
  • 60 hrs
    Total Dual Degree

M.A. in Management

(30 hours)

And select two courses from M.A. in Management concentrations with approval of M.A. in Management Academic Advisor.

M.A. in Global Leadership

(30 hours)

And select two courses with approval of M.A. in Global Leadership Academic Advisor.