Master of Science in Administration

Program Description

The MSA program and the MSA Online program is designed for administrators, directors, and managers who may not have an undergraduate business background but desire graduate education to assist them in transitioning into management positions in their field.

When to Begin

August or January

Admission Requirements

  1. Hold a four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent with a minimum GPA of 3.00 (on a four-point scale).
  2. Demonstrated English proficiency.

Prerequisites

Three years of full-time work experience.

Curriculum

The curriculum of the MSA degree is made up of 38 semester hours of coursework as explained below. To be awarded the degree the student must satisfactorily meet the following requirements:

 * The Management Studies emphasis is also offered online

Program Structure & Credits

Program Structure

Credits

Core

20

Elective from Business

6

Emphasis

9

Project

3

TOTAL

38

Curriculum

Core

20

Complete the following seven courses:

ACCT 501 Accounting for Managers

3

BUAD 691 Strategic Management

3

BUIT 660 Management Information Systems

3

LEAD 610 Biblical Foundations of Leadership and Ethics

3

MGMT 502 Management

3

MKTG 615 Marketing Management

3

RESM 520 Academic Writing

2

Electives

6

Elective from Business

3

Elective from Business

3

Church Administration Emphasis

9

Complete the following three required courses:

3

LEAD 630 Church Leadership and Administration

3

Elective from CHMN or LEAD

3

Elective from CHMN or LEAD

3

Management Emphasis

9

Complete the following three required courses:

3

MGMT 612 Human Resource Management

3

MGMT 602 Managerial Communication

3

MGMT 610 Organizational Behavior

3

MGMT 624 Entrepreneurship

3

MGMT 676 Project Management

3

Project

3

BUAD 694 Master's Project

3

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