MDIV/MBA in Management

MDiv/MBA in Economic Development

This distinctive MDiv/MBA dual degree program represents Palmer's longstanding commitment to holistic ministry: ministry that addresses spiritual, emotional, social, and material needs.

2 Degrees in Only 4 Years!*

4 yrs 
Average completion time 

Cost per credit 
Financial aid available
Scholarship options available 


Classroom with online options 

Locations offered  
St. Davids, PA

Start Terms
January and August 

*Earning the MDiv and the MBA degrees separately would normally require 5 years of full-time study. This program is designed to enable students to complete both degrees in a total of four years. MBA coursework fulfills 4 electives (12 credits) required for the MDiv while one MDiv course (3 credits) is recognized as fulfilling one of the course requirements for the MBA. (For part-time students the time needed to complete the degrees varies based on course load.)


  • INTERDISCIPLINARY: This program offers inquiry into issues and concerns encompassing theology, business, and ethics.
  • VERSATILE: Individuals and church ministers receive preparation for bi-vocational ministries through engaging in enterprises that have social impact on the community.
  • PRACTICAL: Leaders in Christian institutions and organizations are equipped for high-level, faithful, and effective management.

Pastoral Ministry, Missionary, Activists in NGOs or Community, and more.