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 (Biblical Studies) provides a strong core curriculum with a biblical emphasis and two areas of concentration to select from that focus your degree program into a specific area of interest. The curriculum’s totality provides a strong preparation for more effective service in the church and a solid foundation for additional training in biblical studies and practices. The following major tracks in the program are available:
The graduate program is 36 semester hours, with the option of 30 hours of coursework and a thesis or 36 hours of coursework. The doctoral preparatory track has language requirements in Hebrew or Greek.
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry - Online or Montgomery Campus
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry provides a core curriculum with a strong Christian and biblical emphasis. The program is focused on preparing graduates for more effective service in the church and on providing a solid groundwork for continued training. Students have the option to choose from three concentrations that allow them to focus the degree to their specific area of interest:
The program is 36 semester hours of coursework.
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.
Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies - Online
The Ph.D. in Biblical Studies is a 54-hour advanced degree program offered online through web-based virtual collaborative technology. The Ph.D. in Biblical Studies provides students with advanced training in biblical scholarship in Christian ministry. Students may specialize in Old Testament studies or New Testament studies.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Humanities 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.