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Degree Completion Program

Dr. John Hughes, Director

The Degree Completion Program is designed to meet the needs of today’s working adult learners by providing

accelerated courses that are practical in focus, interactive in teaching/learning format, and delivered in a one evening

(6-10 p.m.) per week schedule that is as convenient as possible. The Degree Completion Program can be completed in

as few as 20 months, depending upon the major course of study selected and sufficient transfer units.

The major program is open to adults who have a testimony of personal faith in Jesus Christ, a grade point average of

2.0 or better in all prior academic work from an accredited college, and an ability to write at a collegiate level.

Students in the Degree Completion Program complete their major coursework in cohorts that allow them to work on

one class at a time and to meet with the same classmates throughout the entire program. This provides an excellent

opportunity for encouragement, support, accountability, camaraderie, and lasting relationships, while at the same time

moving students toward completion of their educational goals.

The classes in the Degree Completion Program are kept small (typically 6-18 students), allowing for personalized

attention. Personalized discipleship enhances spiritual maturity, and personalized scholarship encourages the pursuit of

individual academic excellence, as unto the Lord.

The Degree Completion Program offers three major courses of study in addition to its General Education (GE) course

offerings. Students may earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Counseling, Christian Ministries, or Organizational



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.

Admission Requirements


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 for all other colleges and universities attended.


Submit recommendations from a Christian leader and a personal friend.


Have earned at least 24 semester units of transferable college credit with a minimum 2.5 GPA on all transfer

college work.


Demonstrate ability to successfully complete college-level academic work (see note below) through one of the



Have graduated with a HS cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.


Have a composite SAT I (reading & math) score of at least 1000 or ACT score of at least 19.


: All applicants must meet requirements 1 through 5 to be admitted to an onsite degree completion program. Any

individual seeking a bachelor’s degree who does not satisfy requirements 6 or 7 may be admitted on a conditional status. However,

he/she may only take general education and elective courses during the first three semesters of enrollment until he/she has earned at

least 24 semester units of credit, and he/she must demonstrate ability to complete college-level academic work by earning a minimum

cumulative TMU GPA of 2.75 in order to begin taking major coursework.