Master of Pastoral Studies and Master of Business Administration (Online)
Loyola’s online master of pastoral studies and master of business administration (M.B.A.) dual degree program prepares graduates for rewarding careers and fulfilling lives. In the M.B.A. program, students become well-versed in business theory and learning how to add value to organizations, while pastoral studies courses teach students how to incorporate faith-based values into their work in any field and to embrace practices that support the common good.
This dual master’s degree program in pastoral studies and business administration is ideal for students interested in religious or non-profit fields, such as in church and diocesan positions, nonprofit organizations and agencies, or Catholic and other faith-based healthcare facilities. The M.P.S./M.B.A. program is also aimed at business leaders who want to integrate Christian spirituality into their work in any field while remaining alert to the significance of faith for employees and customers.
Master of Pastoral Studies and Master of Business Administration Curriculum
Flexible online courses taught by experts.
Graduates of the online M.B.A. dual degree enjoy considerable savings in both cost and time to earning their degrees, as completing each degree separately would require a total of 76 credit hours. However, the M.P.S./M.B.A. dual degree requires only 61 credits, saving students 15 credit hours in coursework and tuition.
dual master of pastoral studies and master of business administration
Loyola’s online M.P.S./M.B.A. dual degree consists of 60 credit hours, which includes:
- M.P.S. core courses (18 credit hours)
- M.P.S. focus area courses (6 credit hours)
- M.P.S. elective (3 credit hours)
- M.P.S. capstone (3 credit hours)
- M.B.A. foundation courses (3-6 credit hours)
- M.B.A. core courses (18 credit hours)
- M.B.A. elective (0-3 credit hours)
- M.B.A. dynamic capstone courses (6 credit hours)
Check out the University Bulletin to view further curriculum information about Loyola's online M.P.S./M.B.A. dual degree and download a program worksheet.
What can you do with a dual master of pastoral studies and M.B.A. degree?
Discover your full potential
Loyola’s 100% online dual master of pastoral studies (M.P.S.) and master of business administration (M.B.A.) program will prepare you to excel in a wide range of careers, including:
- Church/Diocesan Administrator
- VP for Mission Integration
- Non-Profit Executive
- Faith-based Healthcare Leader
- Any leadership role seeking to integrate business and spirituality