Program Benefits

Our master’s programs are designed for the working professional, with most classes offered in the late afternoon or evening.

  • The programs are designed to enable students to acquire a degree that equips them to work in either the public or private sector.
  • The degrees provide hands-on experience in addition to the rigorous academics each program requires.
  • The programs require a Bible/theology component to assist in your professional ministry preparation.

Multnomah University now offers four master’s degrees. These programs appeal to students with an accredited undergraduate B.A. or B.S. degree desiring to obtain a master’s.

Master of Arts in Counseling

The MAC program is designed to utilize a practitioner/scholar model that merges faith integration and academic quality while offering practical information from practicing counseling professionals. The program prepares students to meet the requirements for licensure by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.

Master of Arts in Global Development and Justice

The MA in Global Development and Justice Program is designed to prepare Christian leaders to care for those in need of Christ while engaging in poverty alleviation and emphasizing biblical wholeness and restoration among those affected by injustices.

Master of Arts in Teaching

The MAT program is designed to prepare anyone with an accredited undergraduate B.A. or B.S. degree to qualify for Oregon teaching licensure at the Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle School, or High School level. This program prepares educators to have the knowledge, skills, and disposition
to be successful in the teaching profession. Multnomah also offers ESOL and Reading Specialist endorsements.

Master of Arts in
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

The MA in TESOL program is designed to prepare and send out highly competent teaching professionals who are able to work skillfully with diverse student populations in the U.S. and around the world. Students will learn a balance of preparation in the necessary theoretical aspects of English language teaching and gain extensive
hands-on experience.