Being on the leadership team of many churches today requires both theological education and business acumen. Ministers must understand how the church fits into the broader community and how to address complex business challenges. The Master of Divinity (M.Div.)/Master of Business Administration (MBA) joint degree at PBA will expand your capacity for serving as an executive or administrative minister in a church or parachurch ministry.
Our M.Div./MBA joint degree is on the cutting edge of seminary education in several ways:
[NOTE: M.Div./MBA joint degree requires prerequisite course work in ministry (24 credits) and business (12 credits).]
5. Faculty interview – Once your application for admission is complete by meeting all the admission requirements and providing the required documents, you will be invited to an interview with the Graduate Admissions Committee.
* International students should inquire about additional admission requirements.
Admissions decision and notification:
Applicants will be notified in writing of the Graduate Admissions Committee’s decision after completing the interview. To secure a spot in the program, accepted students must submit a non-refundable $100 deposit, which will be applied to tuition upon enrollment, no later than 30 days before classes begin.
The estimated tuition for the entire Joint M.Div./MBA program is $47,240. This includes tuition for 82 credit hours ($560/credit) and the Resource Fee ($220/semester).
Palm Beach Atlantic makes every effort to offer financial assistance through a variety of programs (federal and institutional) to deserving students. Scholarships are available to qualified students based on merit and need. Students must apply for financial aid each year by completing the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
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PBA is rightly proud of our talented faculty. Here’s who you’ll be learning from in this major.
OK, you’ve chosen your program of study. Now, it’s time to get familiar with your classes.