Graduate Degree Programs

physical therapy student receives diploma at commencement ceremony

Learn more about our Graduate Degree Programs

Southwest Baptist University's campuses in Bolivar and Springfield, Missouri offer several graduate degree programs.

  • Master's and doctoral programs
  • Online classes available in many degree programs
  • Well-respected faculty with practical experience and research credentials in their respective fields
  • Be challenged and encouraged to integrate faith in the classroom or in online discussions
  • Considerably more affordable than other private graduate programs of comparable size

Enhance your academic and professional credentials with one of our graduate degrees. Links will give you detail on the application process for each as well as course requirements.

Business administration

SBU's Robert W. Plaster College of Business offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, with intentional focus on faith integration, leadership development and entrepreneurship. Courses are available online and at the Bolivar, MO campus.

MBA Program Details

Christian Ministry

SBU's College of Arts and Sciences offers a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree within the Division of Christian Ministry, designed to equip its graduates to find innovative approaches to ministry in a variety of contexts. Courses are offered at the SBU campus in Bolivar, MO.

Christian Ministry Program Details


SBU's College of Professional Programs offers several graduate degrees in education to equip teachers and build leaders. Courses are offered online, at the SBU campus in Bolivar, MO, and at other cohort locations in Missouri.

Visionary teachers

Aspiring Leaders

Graduate Education Program Details


SBU's College of Health Professions offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with tracks in nursing administration and nursing education. MSN courses are offered online.

MSN Program Details

Physical Therapy

SBU's College of Health Professions offers a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree preparing students to become qualified physical therapists in a three-year program which includes two years of coursework and one year of clinical rotations. The DPT program is housed at the SBU campus in Bolivar, MO.

DPT Program Details