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Program Director: Raimond Luntungan

The MSA program is designed for administrators, directors and managers who have no undergraduate business background but desire graduate education to assist them as they transition into management positions in their field. In recognition of this need AIIAS offers the Master of Science in Administration (MSA) with emphases in Church Administration and Management Studies.

Admission Requirements

  1. Hold a four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent.

Prerequisites

  1. Three years of full-time work experience.
  2. For the Church Administration emphasis, 12 credits of religion are required, with at least one course in each of the following three areas: Adventist Beliefs, Adventist History or Spirit of Prophecy, and Biblical Studies.

Requirements

1. Complete 38 credits of course work as identified in the MSA curriculum below.

2. Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

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:

 * Management Studies emphasis also offered online (Program Director: Sunia Fukofuka)

Program Structure & Credits

Program Structure Credits
Core 20
Emphasis 3
Elective from business or emphasis 6
Emphasis 9
Project 3
Total 38

 

Master of Science in Administration Curriculum
Core    20 units
BUAD 615 Marketing Management (3)
BUAD 691 Strategic Management (3)
BUAD 660

Management Information Systems (3)

EDAD 640 Institutional Finance (3)
LEAD 610 Biblical Foundations of Leadership and Ethics (3)
RESM 520 Academic Writing (2)
One of the following  
MGMT 610 Organizational Behavior (3)
MGMT 612  Human Resource Management (3)
Electives 6 units
 

Elective from Business (3)

 

Elective from Business/Area of Emphasis (3)

Emphasis 

Complete three courses from one of the following emphases

9 units

Church Administration Emphasis  
LEAD 630Church Leadership and Administration (3)
  Electives from CHMN or LEAD (3)
  Electives from CHMN or LEAD (3)
Management Studies Emphasis 
MGMT 624  Entrepreneurship (3)
One of the following: 
ACCT 645 Managerial Accounting and Control (3)
FNCE 640 Financial Management (3)
One of the following:  
BUIT 681 E-Marketing (3)
BUIT 682 E-Business (3)
 
PROJECT3 units
BUAD 694  Master’s Project (3)
Total semester hours

38 hours

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