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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., M.B.A. 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.


Prerequisite course work must be satisfied for both degree programs.

  1. M.A. in Global Leadership prerequisites are 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
  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 Global Leadership
  • 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 Global Leadership

(30 hours)

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