Academic Catalog 2020-2021

The Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies

Mission

The mission of the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies is to provide opportunities for high-quality advanced study to individuals holding degrees from regionally accredited institutions, within a context that embraces faith and intellectual freedom, balances conviction with compassion, and inspires in students a love of learning, service, and leadership. The curricula emphasize knowledge of the literature of the discipline and engage students in research and/or professional practice and training experiences.

Goals

In order to fulfill its mission, the Gayle Bolt Price School of Graduate Studies has the following goals:

  1. To ensure that students receive high-quality instruction from graduate faculty who encourage independent, critical thinking and effective communication; who integrate current theories and research into coursework; and who model the scholar and professional as theorist and practitioner;
  2. To ensure that the curricula of the various graduate programs provide students with both depth and breadth of content;
  3. To ensure that the curricula of the various graduate programs provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge of the important literature of their academic discipline;
  4. To ensure that the curricula of the various graduate programs provide students with the opportunity to engage in research and/or appropriate professional practice and training experiences; and
  5. To ensure that students receive accurate, timely, and helpful advising information.

Programs

Godbold School of Business

Master of Accountancy

Master of Business Administration

International Master of Business Administration

Master of Sport Management

Master of Wealth and Trust Management

Dual Master of Business Administration/Master of Divinity

Dual Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Nursing

Doctor of Business Administration

Graduate Certificates in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

Post-Master’s Certificates in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Healthcare Management, Human Resources Management, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing

School of Psychology and Counseling

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with concentration in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling

Master of Arts in School Counseling

Dual Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling/Master of Divinity

Post-Master's Add-on Licensure in Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, School Counseling

School of Education

Master of Arts in Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction (K-12, with concentrations in Academically and Intellectually Gifted Education, Christian School Education, Elementary Education, Middle Grades Education, Rural Education, and Urban Education)

Master of Arts in Executive Leadership Studies (K-12)

Master of Arts in Instructional Technology

Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction

Education Specialist in Executive Leadership

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership

Post-Master’s Add-on Licensure in School Administration

Licensure in Academically and Intellectually Gifted Education

Department of English Language and Literature

Master of Arts in English (with concentrations in English Education, Literature Studies, and Writing Studies)

Dual Master of Arts in English/Master of Divinity

Graduate Certificate in English

Department of Exercise Science

Master of Science in Strength and Conditioning

Hunt School of Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing Administration

Master of Science in Nursing Education

Master of Science in Nursing Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner

Dual Master of Science in Nursing/Master of Business Administration

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner

Doctor of Nursing Practice - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Certificates - Nursing Administration and Nursing Education

Post-Master's Certificate - Primary Care Family Nurse Practitioner

Post-Doctoral Certificates - Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Physician Assistant Studies Program

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy

Master of Arts in Religion

Dual Master of Arts in Religion/Master of Divinity

Department of Health, Sport, and Physical Education

Master of Arts in Sport Education

For programs in Divinity, see the Divinity section of the Catalog.

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