Faulkner University offers several graduate programs.
Faulkner University offers the Master of Justice Administration through its Department of Criminal Justice in the Alabama Christian College of Arts and Sciences. The Master of Justice Administration is a totally online program designed to integrate Christian ethical and moral perspectives within the criminal justice system. This graduate degree program is designed with a legal focus for practitioners and offers a broad-based approach to the study of Criminal Justice.
Faulkner University offers a Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree through its Harris College of Business and Executive Education. The MSM is designed to develop business, leadership, and operational skills by focusing on career development that incorporates technology and a forward thinking approach. This accelerated program is intended to enhance the learning horizons of executives by offering a blend of courses vital for a business career in the 21st century. Certain courses are offered online while others require attendance at our Montgomery campus.
Faulkner's MSM program distinguishes itself in many ways: from the motivation, drive, and academic quality of its students, to the teaching excellence of its faculty, and to the accomplishments of its alumni. The University seeks to preserve the relationship between the executive-oriented educational experience and the dynamics of Christian living by integrating business ethics throughout the MSM curriculum.
The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies provides both sound preparation for more effective service in the church and a broad base for further training if the student wishes to specialize in more advanced graduate study. Faulkner offers the following major tracks in the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies program:
- New Testament
- Old Testament, and
- Youth and Family Ministry
The Master of Arts in Biblical Studies is a 36-hour program with the option of 30 hours of coursework and a thesis or the option of 36 hours of coursework. With either option a comprehensive written examination and an oral examination or interview are required. Certain courses are offered online while others require attendance at our Montgomery campus.
The Master of Education Degree (leading to the Alternative A Fifth Year Certificate) is a 40-hour program with 24 hours in core courses and 16 more hours being offered in content courses. Toward the completion of the coursework, a written comprehensive examination and an oral examination, or interview, are required. The content choices are the following: History, Mathematics, Biology, Physical Education, English, and Elementary Education.
With a strong core and a variety of content areas, the Master of Education Degree provides a broad base as well as specific content areas to anchor a career as a classroom teacher. There is also room for future growth if the candidate wishes to further his or her education beyond the Master's Degree.
The Master of Letters (M. Litt.) is an academic degree with rich roots providing intellectual and spiritual engagement with the Great Tradition of the Western world. Using many of the Great Books and conversation mode (threaded discussions and conference calls) the students will be working together with an enthusiastic, highly qualified tutor to examine, discuss, and work through great ideas with an eye toward living and teaching these truths.
Master of Science in Counseling is a 60-hour online degree program with an emphasis on integrating a Christian-based worldview into working within the mental health professions. The program is designed to be convenient for both working adults and full-time graduate students and to prepare students for employment in a wide variety of clinical settings including community and state agencies, churches and Christian ministries. Successful completion of the program will make the student eligible to pursue licensure as a professional counselor in the state of Alabama.
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is an academic degree with rich roots providing intellectual and spiritual engagement with the Great Tradition of the Western world. Using many of the Great Books and a conversation mode (e.g., threaded discussions, conference calls) students work with enthusiastic, highly qualified faculty to examine, discuss, and work through great ideas with an eye toward living and teaching these truths.