As summer approaches and students glimpse relaxation on the horizon, MU isn't slowing down. In fact, we're launching several initiatives and exciting opportunities that will enhance the student experience for years to come.
"God is definitely on the move at Multnomah University," says Vice President of Advancement Steve Cummings. "Blessing after blessing keeps arriving. More and more students are realizing that MU will prepare them for a meaningful career and saturate them in God’s Word, no matter how they choose to make a kingdom impact."
Here are the latest academic programs, news items and distinctions:
In fall 2015, MU will launch an accounting concentration under its business program that will prepare students for employment in the field of accounting as well as ready them for the Certified Management Accountant Exam and the Certified Fraud Examiner Exam. The program will also provide a significant portion of the requirements necessary to sit for the CPA exams.
Business & Organizational Psychology degree
MU will launch a business & organizational psychology degree in fall 2015. Graduates will utilize their training to create business policies and methodologies with the goal of improving the organization’s ability to better meet the expectations of its customers and stakeholders.
MU plans to offer a biology degree in fall 2016. More details to come.
Global Studies degree
MU’s intercultural studies program was recently renamed the global studies program. Students will specialize in one of four new concentrations:
- Applied Linguistics
- Children at Risk
- Culture & Diversity
- Global Ministry
Summit (a five-year B.A./M.Div. degree)
Multnomah is launching Summit, a five-year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Divinity program. Summit students will save more than $41,000 in tuition, cut their time in school by two years and receive a Summit Scholarship. The program will launch in fall 2015 thanks to a $565,000 grant from The Kern Family Foundation.
Fully online undergraduate and seminary degrees
Starting in fall 2015, MU will be offering the following programs fully online:
- Bachelor of Arts in Bible and Theology
- Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
- Master of Arts in Theological Studies
The Associate of Arts Oregon Transfer degree now satisfies all MU freshman and sophomore general education requirements.
The Lions have joined the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), which is considered to be one of the top small-college athletic associations in the country. The CCC is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Each year, more than 60,000 student-athletes in the NAIA compete in 13 sports and 23 national championships.
Track and field
Multnomah will launch a track and field program in spring of 2016.
Multnomah has seen a record year in giving: 2014-2015 were met with the highest number of donations MU has accepted in the past five years.
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