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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Master of Business Administration Dual Degree Program

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David Smith, Ed.D., M.A. in Christian Ministry Director
Sandra Reid, Ph.D., M.B.A. Program 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.


Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.

  1. M.A. in Christian Ministry prerequisites are 6 hours (Basic Old Testament and Basic New Testament).
  2. M.B.A. prerequisites are 15 hours at the 5000-level or 27 hours at the undergraduate level.

Study Plan

  • 30 hrs
    Specialized Preparation for M.A. in Christian Ministry
  • 30 hrs
    Specialized Preparation M.B.A.
  • 60 hrs
    Total Dual Degree

Master of Business Administration

(30 Hours)

And select two courses with approval of M.B.A. Academic Advisor.

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

(30 hours)

And select two courses with approval of M.A. in Christian Ministry Academic Advisor.