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Graduate Admissions

Southwest Baptist University offers master's, specialist and doctoral degrees in the areas of business administration, Christian ministry, education, nursing and physical therapy. Choose your program below to learn more about admissions and financial aid.

Business Administration

SBU’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree focuses on leadership development, entrepreneurship and faith integration. The Robert W. Plaster College of Business’s Psalm 15 initiative provides intentional integration of faith and academic discipline for Christian professionals. Choose to take courses online or in a hybrid (online/seated) setting. Available concentrations include the areas of Christian Ministry or Health Administration.
MBA Program Details
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Christian Ministry

SBU’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) program will equip you to discover innovative approaches to ministry. Choose from six program concentrations — Biblical and Theological Studies, Missions, Pastoral Ministry, Family Ministry, General Studies or Business Administration — to help you become a more effective leader in the area that fits your interests. The degree provides essential ministry training that is Biblical, contextual and relational to prepare men and women who are called to full-time or bi-vocational local church ministry. Complete courses in-person or through distance-learning options.
MACM Program Details


SBU Education is a leader in developing visionary teachers and award-winning school leaders. SBU will equip you with necessary knowledge, skills, and practical application to succeed in your career. SBU Education is ready to help you advance your career as an educator. Choose from master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in teaching and leadership. SBU offers flexible course options: Online, hybrid and face-to-face classes at SBU-affiliated sites.
Graduate Education Program Details

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A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from SBU equips you to educate the next generation of nurses or serve in healthcare leadership. Pursue an accredited MSN degree through online courses, hybrid classes, and clinical experiences. With SBU, your academic advisor works with you to develop an individualized plan of study (part-time, full-time, or accelerated) to meet your goals.
MSN Program Details

Physical Therapy

SBU's accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree prepares you to be a well-rounded healthcare professional. Learn critical-thinking and hands-on skills through a Christian worldview to provide top-notch care. The three-year accredited program has a 100% job placement rate within one year of graduation. Accreditation is through the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.
DPT Program Details
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