The MBA/M.Div. is designed to offer ministry students the opportunity to gain additional skills and expertise in areas that will enhance the students’ ministry.

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A Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration will grow your ministerial and professional leadership skills through a dual degree program that will prepare you for enhanced opportunities in ministry.  

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Through a partnership between the GWU School of Divinity and the Godbold School of Business, the dual Master of Divinity and Master of Business Administration degree will offer you advanced education in Biblical studies, spiritual formation, ministry and management.

You will also develop your understanding of a variety of business functions, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, entrepreneurship, international business and more.

Foundational business courses are a prerequisite for the program, and the University offers accelerated non-credit courses to satisfy those requirements. More information is available in the Academic Catalog.

The Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration is designed to improve the careers of:

  1. Ministers who desire greater expertise in business administration
  2. Administrators of large churches
  3. Bi-vocational ministers

In addition to the University’s prerequisites, the Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration requires the completion of 108 credit hours of coursework, including 60 hours in the Master of Divinity core, 36 hours in the Master of Business Administration component, six hours of Biblical Studies electives, three hours of historical/theological electives and three hours of practical ministry electives. Additional information, including specific courses and their corresponding credit hours, is available in the Academic Catalog.

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