MDiv/MBA Social Impact

Program Overview

This distinctive MDiv/MBA dual degree program represents Palmer's longstanding commitment to holistic ministry: ministry that addresses spiritual, emotional, social, and material needs. Students are able to complete both a Master of Divinity (available online or on-campus) and MBA in Management in a total of only 4 years. 

Program Details

2 Degrees in Only 4 Years

*Earning the MDiv and the MBA degrees separately would normally require 5 years of full-time study. This program is designed to enable students to complete both degrees in a total of four years. MBA coursework fulfills 4 elective (12 credits) required for the MDiv while one MDiv course is recognized as fulfilling one of the course requirements for the MBA. (For part-time students the time needed to complete the degrees varies based on course load.)

Typical Full-Time Program of Study:

ACBSP Accredited

ACBSP AccreditedEastern University's College of Business and Leadership programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP.)


Pastoral Ministry, Missionary, Activists in NGOs or Community, and more.

Admissions Requirements

Students wishing to enter the MDiv/MBA program may complete a joint application through Palmer Seminary’s admissions office, fulfilling the requirements as stipulated individually by the Seminary and the College of Business and Leadership.