Master of Business Administration / Master of Arts in Ministry
Ohio Christian University

Program Details

Ohio Christian University offers a unique dual degree by coupling an online MBA with an online MA in Ministry.  By working towards both of these degrees concurrently, you can save time and tuition, as compared to earning them separately. This dual combination enables you to develop the business skills to effectively manage the financial aspects of your ministry and the leadership skills to administer pastoral care to your congregation.  Emphasis in this dual degree lies in critical and strategic decision-making, theology, ethics and the Bible in today’s world.  OCU’s dual MBA/MA in Ministry culminates with a double-sided capstone course, as well.  Some interesting coursework may include:

  • Pastoral leadership
  • Ethical and legal issues in pastoral counseling
  • Advanced managerial accounting
  • Spiritual disciplines
  • Economics for managers
  • History of Christian thought

Requirements

  • Must hold a bachelor or graduate degree from a regionally or ABHE accredited institution with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcripts
  • Ministry Reference Form (1 reference)
  • Statement of Faith Form

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota, or Wyoming.