Master of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship
Carson-Newman University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Social Entrepreneurship is a graduate program for individuals called to serve others through social enterprise and churches, and other faith-based community organizations that address poverty and other issues in society and that empower people to help themselves.  Students will gain skills in business and community development that will enable them to start and/or lead nonprofit organizations.  Courses include Social Entrepreneurship I: Building Just and Sustainable Communities, Global Poverty & Social Change, Rural Communities in Global Perspective, and Leadership.


  • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Minimum undergraduate 3.0 GPA
  • Personal statement of purpose
  • Letter of affirmation
  • Interview with and written acceptance by the Program Director
  • Background records check

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges