May 25, 2024  
2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dual Degree Program, MAML/MBA

Jointly sponsored by the College of Ministry and the School of Business, the Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership (MAML) and the Master of Business Administration (MBA) can be earned as a dual degree whereby students will enroll in both programs and at the completion of the dual degree program the student will be awarded two degrees. The following conditions apply to the MAML/MBA dual degree program:

  • Students must be accepted into both degree programs in order to qualify for the dual degree.
  • Students enrolled in the dual degree program must take courses in a specified order and sequence in order to complete the requirements of both degree programs in a timely fashion.
  • Students enrolling in the dual degree program must pay the appropriate tuition and fees corresponding to each degree program.
  • Students enrolled in the dual degree program must complete both programs in order to receive their degrees.
  • Students who decide to withdraw from one of the programs have the option of completing the entire remaining degree program with no course reductions.
  • Students enrolling in the dual degree program have a curricular overlap that reduces the dual degree credit hours by taking the program concurrently.
  • Students who follow the prescribed program of study may be able to complete the program in as little as 36 months.

The dual degree completion will be as follows:

  • Students will subsequently enroll in the MBA program and take the program in its entirety.

Potential Audience:

The MAML/MBA degree may be attractive to lead pastors, executive pastors, church administrators, as well as leaders in para-church, or faith-based non-profit organizations who may benefit from the coupling of business and organizational management with the distinctive philosophical undergirding of ministry leadership.