Dr. Thomas Michener Hopewell, Director
The Master’s University Online Education Department provides an opportunity for conservative evangelical believers
worldwide to experience the academic excellence and spiritual influence consistent with the University’s on-campus
programs. The Online Education Department offers both complete degree programs in selected academic fields and a
variety of online courses that can be used to fulfill General Education (G.E.) and elective requirements at TMU and for
transfer to other colleges and universities. All online courses are taught from a distinctively biblical worldview and
provide the options of enrollment for credit or on an audit-only basis.
Courses are offered in two eight-week sessions during each semester (Fall, Spring, and Summer). Consequently, Online
Education courses are eligible for federal and state financial aid for qualifying individuals. Students may take one or two
courses each session depending on their personal schedule.
Online Education courses contain a variety of proven online instructional approaches, including brief video lectures,
topical videos from the Internet or other resources, interactive exercises, and lessons. In addition, students engage each
other and the instructor in online discussion forums, chat and video conferencing sessions, and instant messaging.
Student assessments include online quizzes and exams, written papers, online speeches, role-play, and presentations,
depending on the program.
ONLINE DEGREE PROGRAMS
The Online Education Department currently offers complete online Bachelor of Arts degree programs in
Biblical Counseling, Christian Ministries
. The Christian Ministries
and Organizational Management programs are geared for adult learners (generally 23 years or older) who have
experience in a work environment. At the graduate level, the Online Education Department offers
Master of Business
Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
(MABS) degree programs. The University is scheduled
to offer a Master of Education* degree beginning in Spring 2018, pending WSCUC approval. A Bachelor of Science in
Business Management is also currently under development.
The Master’s University welcomes applications from all individuals who have a testimony of personal faith in Jesus
Christ as Lord and Savior. The University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of ethnic origin
or sex in its admission policies.
Undergraduate Admission Requirements
An individual must meet the following requirements to be admitted as an undergraduate, degree-seeking student in the
Online Education Department’s degree program:
Have a clear profession of faith in Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior.
Be a high school graduate or have a GED certificate.
Demonstrate college-level writing ability as part of the application process.
Submit official transcripts from all other colleges and universities attended.
Biblical Counseling majors only must submit a recommendation from a Christian leader (pastor, elder, etc.).
Demonstrate the ability to successfully complete college-level academic work through one of the following:
Have graduated with a high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
Have earned at least 24 semester units of transferable college credit with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on
all transfer classes.
Have a composite SAT 1 (reading & math) score of at least 1000 or ACT score of at least 19.