In the master of accounting program, you’ll develop analytical and technical skills that will equip you to be an important leader and decision maker in the accounting profession. All courses are taught from a Christian perspective by professors with extensive public accounting and/or industry experience.
Calvin University’s master of business administration prepares learners to advance to higher levels of organizational responsibility. Grounded in the wisdom of the Reformed Christian perspective on purposeful leadership, the Calvin MBA imparts knowledge and skills in not only the business functions needed to create sustainable value, but also the strategic processes that enable adaptation to a changing environment.
In addition to the full MBA, we also offer online MBA certificate programs in Quantitative Business Methods & Analysis, Organizational Leadership, Business Analytics, and Nonprofit Management.
Degrees & programs
Master of Business Administration MBA Graduate Certificates
Spearheaded by the Calvin Institute for Christian Worship and grounded in a Reformed perspective, this graduate certificate will nurture leadership skills with sensitivity to diversity in ethnicity, socioeconomic status, ability, thought, belief and more. The program will expose students to a tapestry of cultural values while fostering best practices in intercultural interaction. Through completion of five master’s level courses, students will cultivate a pastoral mindset, allowing the wide variety of those whom they serve to flourish. Launching fall 2022.
Degrees & programs
Master’s Certificate in Cultural Intelligence for Christian Leaders
With data driving decisions across a wide variety of industries, the ability to effectively manage and analyze big data has become a critical skill. A master’s degree in data science combines computer science, mathematics and statistics as well as practical application of data analytics skills. You’ll become a data practitioner who can distill new insights from large volumes of data.
Calvin’s master of education program provides professional development for teachers, principals, and others interested in P-12 education. The program provides plenty of options to take courses that fit into your busy life—all at a cost per semester hour that is one of the lowest in the region. You can choose between four concentrations and two modalities. Choose a fully online program (literacy specialist or inclusion specialist) or hybrid learning (educational leadership or curriculum and instruction). A completed bachelor’s degree is required for admission.
Gain a deep understanding of God’s design of human health and behavior. By promoting physical activity and sport, you will help restore people to more balanced, healthy, and high-performance lives, and assist them in maximizing their potential. This practical program, which focuses on skills used directly in the workplace, will equip you to advance in your field and become a Christian leader in the profession.
The master of science in geographic information science offers training in cutting-edge GIS technology and analysis. Using computers, drones, and GPS technologies, you’ll gain hands-on experience in state-of-the-art approaches in the geospatial industry. Whether you’re starting from scratch or want to deepen your existing knowledge, you’ll learn at your own pace in online classes taught by world-renowned faculty. Calvin also offers a certificate program in GIS.
Degrees & programs
Master of Science in Geographic Information Science
Advance your communication skills and your career options with a master of arts in media and strategic communication. Discover ways to create nuanced, powerful stories that resonate in audio, video, text, and more. By completing this program, you’ll boost your career options in advertising, journalism, public relations, social media, and more.
Calvin University’s master of public and nonprofit administration program invites students with a passion for public service and civic engagement to deepen their knowledge and strengthen their leadership skills through our distinctively Christian program. Graduates will work in a variety of fields in the nonprofit and government sectors, such as public health, policy analysis, program evaluation, economic development, and administrative ethics. Guided by Calvin’s mission of renewal, the master of public and nonprofit administration program equips students to serve across the globe as well-informed, generous, and transformational leaders in a world that longs for individual and community flourishing.
Calvin’s master of public health program provides practical skills to address today’s global needs. Choose from concentrations in infectious disease or global health. You’ll explore the intersection of health and faith, and understand how Christian faith can guide decision-making. You’ll gain analysis and leadership skills that are in great demand in a world increasingly threatened by infectious disease.
In the speech pathology program, online or in person, you’ll study the causes and treatment of a wide variety of disorders. You’ll learn new ways to care for people, all within the framework of Christian faith. To wrap it up, you’ll also have the option of completing a thesis at the end of the program.
International students: We welcome graduate students from around the globe. Check out a guide on the international admissions process. Note: we can issue immigration documents for on-campus programs, not for programs that are fully online. Students who complete online programs outside U.S. borders are not required to have a student visa.
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