MDIV/MBA in Social Impact

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 

 

Delivery 
Classroom with online options 

Locations offered  
St. Davids, PA 
Center City, Philadelphia

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 elective (12 credits) required for the MDiv while one MDiv course 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.)

Distinctives

  • 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.

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