May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Organizational Management MSA

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A Master of Science in Administration program is designed to prepare students for leadership in various industry-specific settings.

The MSA degree in Organizational Management is for students seeking management roles in church or other not-for-profit organizations. Offered by the School of Business Administration, the program blends business management, church management, and leadership principles to create a well-rounded degree experience.

This MSA degree can be completed on-campus or online. 

Online Delivery: Most courses are offered in the interactive online synchronous format and taught to on-campus students simultaneously (see School of Distance Education  definitions). Online students are encouraged to come to campus for graduation.

Electives - 9

Choose nine credits of elective courses in consultation with your advisor that enhance your knowledge of leadership, nonprofit, or management abilities.

Additional Requirements

All graduate students are expected to maintain a 3.00 GPA in all graduate courses that apply to the degree requirements.

No grade of D or F (or U) may be used to satisfy degree requirements; however, these grades are included when computing the cumulative GPA and, if they occur in courses normally meeting degree requirements, the degree GPA.

Admission Requirements

See general admission requirements under Graduate Academic Policies 

Professional Resume
All applicants must submit a separate, attached copy of their complete professional resume with their application. Completing the “Professional History” section within the application will not be considered sufficient for acceptance to School of Business Administration graduate programs.

Maintaining Academic Standing

Students admitted under provisional status (due to lack of prerequisites, GMAT, etc.) must make regular progress toward achieving regular enrollment status and toward completion of their selected graduate degree. If insufficient progress is made, provisional status will be revoked after four enrolled semesters.

Regular admission status must be met no later than the semester before the last semester in which the student expects to enroll, prior to graduation.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate competence in the application of business principles and practices to the administration of church and church-related organizations.
  • Students will be able to apply professional communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate their technological, quantitative and computer skills in analyzing and resolving administrative problems.
  • Students will be able to articulate an administrators’ ethical and diversity responsibilities with a Christian viewpoint to its stakeholders.

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