Management & Ethics

What you'll do

Enhance your ethical sensitivity, professional competencies and management skills.

Who you are 

Our typical student works in a nonprofit or business and wants to become an ethical, biblically competent leader in the marketplace.

Where you'll go 

A Management & Ethics degree equips you for success. Move into a leadership role at work or secure a management position at another company. Jump into grad school. Or start your own business. 

Program Format

  • 48 semester hours in as little as 23 months
  • 4 semesters consisting of 4 courses per semester
  • 5 week courses meeting only one night a week (Mon. or Thurs. from 6:00-10:00p.m.)
  • Cohort model consisting of 10-20 students
  • Student and discussion centered learning model

Courses in the Bible/Theology Core

  • O.T. Pentateuch
  • O.T. Prophetic Books
  • N.T. Gospels
  • N.T. Acts & Pauline Letters
  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Introduction to Christian Theology
  • History of Christianity
  • Introduction to Philosophy & Christian Thought

Courses in the Management & Ethics Core

  • Essentials in Management
  • Entrepreneurship and Small Business
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Principles of Ethics
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace
  • Case Studies in Leadership

Graduation Requirements

To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Management & Ethics, students must:

  • Complete 124 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better.
  • Complete the 48 semester hours in the Degree Completion Program with a grade point average of 2.0 or better.
  • Complete the 41 semester hours of Electives required by the College.
  • Complete the 50 semester hours in the General Education Core of the College including:
    • Communication (8 hours):
      English Composition (6) and Public Speaking (2)
    • Humanities (14 hours):
      Fine Arts (2), *Philosophy (3), and *Ethics (3)
      Literature (3), Other Humanities (3)
    • Social Science (18 hours):
      *History of Christianity (3 hours)
      Natural (lab) Science and Math (9 hours)
      Non-history social science (3 hours), Other Social Science (3 hours)
    • General Education Elective (4 hours)
    • Choose from Humanities or Social Science
    • Religious Studies (6 hours):
      *Pentateuch (3) and *Gospels (3)
    • *Courses in the Degree Completion Program may meet part of this requirement.
  • Complete the required number of student ministry credits for the program
  • Fulfill all financial obligations to Multnomah University.
  • Satisfy the Christian Service requirements as described in the Student Handbook.

The semester hours required for graduation with a Bachelor of Arts are:

General Education Requirements 35 hours
Adult Degree Completion Program 48 hours
Gen. Educ. Req. in DCP 15 hours
Major core in DCP 33 hours
Electives 41 hours
Total Hours to Graduate 124 hours

Student Stories

Curt Heitschmidt wanted to learn more about business after owning his own for more than 20 years.

Christian Rector appreciates the combination of Bible and career preparation in this program.

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