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Online MBA/Master of Ministry Dual Degree Program

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Earn a dual master’s degree, a Master of Ministry and an MBA 100% online in just 24 months.



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Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Ministry (M.Min.)

The MVNU School of Graduate & Professional Studies is proud to offer an online Master of Ministry and MBA dual degree program that is designed for working adults to complete from the comfort of their home in as little as 24 months.

In this dual master’s degree program, students are equipped to engage in practical learning in the areas of business administration and strategic leadership; they then apply their newfound knowledge in their ministry organizations.

Our dual master’s degree program is designed for individuals who have entered the ministry field and would like to continue their ministerial studies while also obtaining a quality, comprehensive education in business administration. Through a rigorous and engaging curriculum, the M.Min/MBA program seeks to meet the educational and professional needs of individuals from clergy, parachurch ministries, and 501c3 nonprofit organizations, as well as other ministry-minded business professionals who may be interested in advancing into positions of administrative responsibility.

All of our graduate programs are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and approved by the Ohio Board of Regents.

MBA/M.Min. Dual Program Highlights

A health-care-oriented MBA, especially one from an intentionally Christian university, will help you lead healthcare transformation. Our accelerated online program can be completed anytime, anywhere.

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Tuition & Cost

$498 per credit hour

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Program Length

24 months

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Total Credit Hours



The Doctrine of Holiness

A Wesleyan theological examination of the doctrine of holiness. Attention is given to the doctrine as it has been understood historically within the American Holiness and Wesleyan traditions respectively. The course addresses topics in the doctrine of holiness with application to preaching and teaching within the local church.

Managerial Economics

A study of the concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics theory and policy including the concepts of demand and supply theory, resource and product markets, fiscal and monetary policy, and price theory and maximization.

Church Growth

A study of the practice, policy and methods of church growth in local and worldwide settings. Special emphasis is given to sociological, anthropological, and ethnic factors.

Curriculum stats/highlights

The M.Min and MBA dual degree program requires 48 total credit hours—18 credit hours of MBA courses, 18 credit hours of M.Min. courses, and 12 credit hours of cross-listed courses.


Master Of Ministry Courses Credit Hours
The Church in the 21st Century 3
Biblical Hermeneutics 3
Pastor as a Person 3
Approaches to Preaching 3
Theological Issues 3
The Doctrine of Holiness 3
Total 18
Master Of Business Administration Courses Credit Hours
Legal Issues 3
Managerial Economics 3
Global Business 3
Managerial Accounting 3
Corporate Finance 3
Change Management 3
Total 18
Cross-Listed Courses Credit Hours
Ethical Leadership 3
Organizational Behavior/Building Ministry Teams 3
Marketing Management/Church Growth 3
Strategic Management/Managing the Church 3
Total Credit Hours 12
Total 48

How much will it all cost?

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*All MBA/M.Min. students are eligible for a $5,000 ($500 per class for 10 courses) scholarship, which is the cause of the discrepancy between the cost per credit and total tuition. The total cost here reflects the cost with the $5,000 scholarship applied. The dual degree program schedule and costs are subject to change, and textbook costs are not included in the total cost of the program.


Credit Hours


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Lower tuition than comparable MBA programs


Online Program


The MBA/M.Min. dual master’s degree program curriculum provides the education, skills, and training necessary for graduates to have a meaningful impact as leaders in Christian ministry.

  • Campus Expansion Pastor
  • Ministry Executive Director
  • Church Development

We can help you explore majors, discover internships, and plan your future as a professional. Our advisors welcome students at all levels and offer personalized guidance tailored to individual needs. From resume and interview preparation to networking advice, MVNU advisors provide a host of resources that can help you achieve a rewarding career after graduation.

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