Business Administration: Nonprofit Management


Master of Business Administration (MBA)
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49*

Avg. Completion Time

1 ½ year as a full-time student

Delivery Method

Online

Why Study Business Administration at LBC | Capital?

The Master of Business Administration: Nonprofit Management program at Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School is designed to provide a strong biblical context along with hands-on learning from experienced professionals to give students a competitive edge within their positions. Men and women who live out a biblical worldview will be successful in the business world and provide a positive perspective for their boards and within their organization. Graduates of the LBC | Capital’s MBA program will have marketable skills to accelerate their career path, making them more qualified candidates for executive positions.

This program places an emphasis on the nonprofit sector although the principles taught are applicable to any for-profit organization and the program is designed to add different sector concentrations. This is accomplished by building the course work around 5 core courses, 5 sector courses (nonprofit initially) and 5 advanced courses.

Course Length

8 weeks

Transfer Agreement

No credits can be transferred in.

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Program Plan

Master of Business Administration (49 Credits)

Biblical and Theological Studies Courses* 4 Credits

Business 45 Credits

View the Academic Catalog for the complete curriculum plan, course descriptions and program details.

*These Biblical and Theological Studies courses are required unless the student enters the program with advanced standing. Ask your admissions counselor about Advance Standing.

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Program Distinctives - What makes LBC | Capital's program unique?

LBC | Capital’s MBA program is designed for the adult professional learner and offers flexibility so students to maintain their current careers while earning an advanced degree. Bringing real-life situations to the classroom greatly enhances student learning.

  • Online delivery of the program provides flexibility while allowing students to work at a pace that fits their life stage.
  • As students complete various grouping of courses, certificates of completion will be granted demonstrating the new skills developed.
  • Students can progress through the program in a open enrollment model, providing a students to flexibility to study the are which ultimately lead up to the master’s degree level.
  • The program is designed to provide a very practical view to nonprofit management, including strategic leadership, ethics, fundraising, potential legal pitfalls and practical operations, all presented within the framework of a biblical worldview.
  • Leadership and management courses are presented to assist the student to learn how to manage upward and downward in an organization.
  • A particular emphasis will be placed on the overall purpose of the organization, understanding the importance of a constitution and bylaws along with various board structures that will enable the student to launch their own nonprofit if that is their desire.
Career Paths

The Master of Business Administration degree will prepare students for a wide range of careers; here is just a sampling:

  • Business owner
  • Entrepreneur
  • CEO
  • Instructor
  • Business writer
Program Goals – In this program, students will…

This program is designed to enhance the business administration skills and abilities of the students. As a result of this course of study, students will explore the following:

  • Biblical Leadership: Integrate a biblical foundation of leadership starting with personal spiritual formation and transitioning to a broader organizational level of leadership principles and practices.
  • Knowledge: Demonstrate comprehension of content knowledge and concepts, practices and skills specific to the Bible and the functional areas of business. Students will apply key business disciplines with an emphasis on critical thinking. Skills pursued throughout this degree include strategic leadership, financial decision making, avoiding potential legal pitfalls and marketing strategies.
  • Critical Thinking: Exhibit competency of using creative thinking to synthesize ideas and apply analytical and problem-solving skills to take appropriate risks in developing innovative and practical approaches to various challenges.
  • Communication: Demonstrate clear and effective communication skills in all written and oral communications. Students will create long-term communication messaging strategies, with clarity and coherence in written and spoken forms.
  • Practical Study: Develop skills through hands-on experiential learning will be used to develop marketing strategies and then create tactical plans, execute the plan on a timeline and planned schedule, and assess the effectiveness of those plans.
  • Ethical Practices: Confirm character by developing appropriate responses when confronted with moral and ethical dilemmas through the integration of a biblical worldview to personal and professional situations.

Course Plan

The following is the proposed schedule for this degree program.

*Students determined to have Advanced Standing by the Registrar’s office will have some or all of the BTC courses waived.

Course Title Credits
Core Courses
BUS 505 Developing Strategy for Organizations 3
BUS 510 Leadership and Management 3
BUS 515 Ethics 3
BUS 520 Strategic Marketing 3
BUS 525 Managerial Accounting 3
Nonprofit Sector Courses
BUS 550 Building an Organizational Culture 3
BUS 555 Legal Issues and Risk 3
BUS 560 Social Media 3
BUS 565 Fund Raising and Advancement 3
BUS 570 Advanced Financial Management 3
Advanced Courses
BUS 605 Decision Making and Analytical Techniques 3
BUS 610 Leadership Coaching Strategies 3
BUS 615 Financial Decision Making 3
BUS 620 Executing the Marketing Plan 3
BUS 625 Advanced Organizational Strategy 3
Bible & Theology Courses*
BTC 521  Biblical Narrative – Old Testament 1
BTC 531  Biblical Narrative – New Testament 1
BTC 561  Biblical Interpretation 1
BTC 571  Introduction to Christian Theology 1

Meet the Faculty

Martin Sauer, MBA
Assistant Professor, Chair, Business Administration Department
Anjanette Bender, JD
Associate Chair, Business Administration
Jeremy Campbell, DBA
Associate Professor

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