Divinity - Business Administration, Master | Palm Beach Atlantic University | West Palm Beach, United States
M.Div./MBA On Campus

Divinity - Business Administration

36 months
535 USD/credit 16585 USD/year
535 USD/credit 16585 USD/year
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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 Divinity - Business Administration programme is offered at the Palm Beach Atlantic University.


About the program

The Divinity - Business Administration programme is offered at the Palm Beach Atlantic University) joint degree  will expand your capacity for serving as an executive or administrative minister in a church or parachurch ministry. 

The  M.Div./MBA joint degree is on the cutting edge of seminary education in several ways:
  • An advanced seminary education that builds on solid undergraduate preparation in theology and ministry without repeating introductory courses
  • An innovative seminary education that integrates its curriculum (e.g. 1 Corinthians and Pastoral Leadership) and thus combines knowledge, skills and character for effective ministerial training
  • An academic and practical degree that includes a substantive apprenticeship (10-15 hours per week) under the direct supervision of a practicing minister, which provides valuable hands-on experience

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genesis 
  • Life and Faith in the Early Church 
  • The Book of the Twelve 
  • Acts of the Apostles
  • First and Second Samuel 
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Corporate Finance 
  • Corporate Strategies 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


93 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed online application and $45 nonrefundable fee at pba.apply-online (Click on the drop-down arrow to select the Graduate application)
  • Official transcript from college/university where bachelor’s degree was conferred and from college/university where prerequisite courses were taken
  • Two specific confidential recommendations (academic and ministerial)
  • Two specific writing samples (requirements will be provided)
  • Informed consent form

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16585 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 535 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    16585 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 535 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for West Palm Beach

1129 - 2030 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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