Being on the clergy leadership team of most churches today requires more than knowing the Word. It requires expertise in how the church fits into the broader community; and how, while sticking to its faith principles, it handles often complex business issues so that it can remain economically viable.
This Palm Beach Atlantic University program helps prepare you to serve your church at a higher level as an executive or administrative minister for a church or para-church organization.
At PBA, we offer guidance that focuses on biblical, historical,
theological and practical studies. Combined with our thriving community connections, we help you develop skills to reach your potential.
Our program delivers specific benefits such as:
[NOTE: The program 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 within two weeks after completing the interview. To secure a spot in the program, accepted students must, no later than 30 days before classes begin, submit:
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. Primary funding for graduate study is provided on the basis of demonstrated financial need in the form of work study awards and student loans. Students must apply for financial aid each year by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. For any questions on work-study or loan eligibility please contact email@example.com.
PBA’s growth in graduate and professional programs has provided additional scholarship opportunities to become available through faithful donors wanting to assist students in achieving their educational goals. For additional information about these scholarship opportunities for your program, please contact the School of Ministry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** Cost based on 2017- 2018 fee schedule and is subject to change. Additional fees may apply.
Click here to visit our primary (undergraduate) website for information about PBA accreditation.