Certificate in Business Administration

Overview

The Business Administration degree at Arizona Christian University is dedicated to developing biblically-grounded, entrepreneurial-spirited, competent graduates; equipped for a lifetime of productive contribution to their families, the church, business community, and society. Coursework in the program is designed to develop business skills such as planning, leadership, marketing, and interpreting financial results. The program is taught through the framework of a Christian worldview, designed to help you integrate your faith with your personal and professional life.

Why Business Administration at ACU?

In addition to a faculty to student ratio of 17:1 and a rigorous and biblically-integrated curriculum, ACU’s Business Administration program offers several unique advantages:

  • An ACU business degree provides broad academic exposure to the critical elements that make organizations function efficiently.
  • ACU helps develop a variety of skills that can be applied to jobs in business, government, and nonprofit organizations and in almost any industry. It can also prepare graduates to start their own businesses.
  • Graduates with a Business Administration degree are always in demand because there is an endless number of career opportunities available to individuals with a sound business education.
  • ACU’s graduates are equipped to be leaders of influence with strong conservative and Christian values who can make an impact for the Kingdom in Arizona, the U.S., and beyond.

What will I study?

The Business Administration program provides a biblical liberal arts foundation with an innovative approach to general studies that reclaims a Christian conception of the Liberal Arts, preparing students to be influential thinkers. Career-related focus areas will include:

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Sports Management 

Career Paths

  • Human resource management
  • Sales and marketing
  • Retail management
  • Financial planning
  • Investment advisory and stock brokerage
  • Banking
  • Management and administration of non-profit organizations
  • Government service
  • Entrepreneurial endeavors

School of Business Administration

Arizona Christian University
Building 2000
1 W. Firestorm Way
Glendale, AZ 85306

  Phone:
(602) 386-4111

  Email:
[email protected]

Certificate Courses

In order for student to complete program, student must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours.

CourseCourse NameCredits
LIA 105ACU Foundations & Biblical Worldview3
BUS 101Introduction to Business3
MGT 232Personal Money Management3
BUS 301Business Law3
ECO 203Principles of Economics3
MGT 340Principles of Management3
 

Checksheets

At Arizona Christian, we structure our programs to effectively prepare students to transform culture in their workplace. Our checksheets are annual guides that support students along the path toward graduation.

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Faculty

Our professors are experts in their respective fields and passionate about the subjects they teach; they challenge, and stretch their students to reach their goals. Students are encouraged to think critically and analyze what they learn in the classroom thoroughly. These are some of the professors you will work closely with:

Edward A. Clavell, D.Min.

Dean of Academic Affairs
Interim Chair of the School of Business Administration

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Jess Harris

CORE Professor, Business Professor

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Jeff Welsh, M.B.A.

Professor
School of Business Administration

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Vince Scarpinato, M.B.A.

Business Professor
Business Administration and Management

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