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Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Graduate Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Science in Administration, M.S.A.


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 The Master of Science in Administration degree is designed for students with a non-business undergraduate background or who desire further preparation in leadership. Students with an undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year institution may be accepted in the program with minimum prerequisites upon compliance with the admission requirements for graduate study.

The emphases in the MSA are:

  • Church Administration
  • Customized (See below)
  • Leadership
  • Outdoor Education

Admission Requirements

In addition to the admission requirements for graduate study, a candidate for a Master of Science in Administration will comply with the following requirement:

In some instances a Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) taken within the past five years may be required.

Admission to the Program

The program is designed for part-time students. Part-time students may enter the program at the beginning of any semester based on when courses are offered.

Courses for the Master of Science in Administration


The program consists of 36 hours of courses including eight courses (24 hours) in the business area and the emphasis of four courses (12 hours) in the professional area. Select one of the areas of emphasis in Church Administration, Customized, Leadership, or Outdoor Education.

Emphasis in Church Administration


Select twelve (12) hours of electives from:


  • RELB, RELP, or RELT

Subtotal 12


Required for students who have not taken undergraduate equivalents*


Subtotal 3


Core Subtotal 24


Total 36-39


Emphasis in Customized (must be approved in advance with the dean)


Select twelve (12) hours from the following courses:


  • ACCT, BEXM, BHRM, BMKT, BUAD, COUN, EDAD, EDCI, EDIE, EDLE, EDOE, EDUC, FNCE, HADM, NPLD, NRSG, RELB, RELP, or RELT

Subtotal 12


Required for students who have not taken undergraduate equivalents*


Subtotal 3


Core Subtotal 24


Total 36-39


Emphasis in Leadership


Select six (6) hours from:


  • ACCT, BEXM, BHRM, BMKT, BUAD, FNCE, HADM, NPLD electives.

Select an additional six (6) hours from:


  • ACCT, BEXM, BHRM, BMKT, BUAD, COUN, EDAD, EDCI, EDIE, EDLE, EDOE, EDUC, FNCE, HADM, NPLD, NRSG, RELB, RELP, or RELT in consultation with your adviser

Subtotal 12


Required for students who have not taken undergraduate equivalents*


Subtotal 3


Core Subtotal 24


Total 36-39


Emphasis in Outdoor Education


Subtotal 3


Select nine (9) hours from:


  • Elective course offerings in EDOE from the School of Education and Psychology

Subtotal 9


Required for students who have not taken undergraduate equivalents*


Subtotal 3


Core Subtotal 24


Total 36-39


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