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Graduate Admissions

Southwest Baptist University offers master's, specialist and doctoral degrees in the areas of business administration, Christian ministry, education, nursing and physical therapy. Choose your program below to learn more about admissions and financial aid.

Physical Therapy

SBU's accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree prepares you to be a well-rounded healthcare professional. Learn critical-thinking and hands-on skills through a Christian worldview to provide top-notch care. The three-year accredited program has a 100% job placement rate within one year of graduation.
DPT Program Details
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SBU Education is a leader in developing visionary teachers and award-winning school leaders. SBU will equip you with necessary knowledge, skills, and practical application to succeed in your career. SBU Education is ready to help you advance your career as an educator. Choose from master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees in teaching and leadership. SBU offers flexible course options: Online, hybrid and face-to-face classes at SBU-affiliated sites.
Graduate Education Program Details

Business Administration

SBU's accredited online MBA program is designed to equip graduates with the skills and knowledge needed for professional and occupational success. Our program focuses on the most important aspects of modern business, such as critical thinking, analytical ability, and interpersonal communication. We believe that these skills, combined with our Christ-centered perspective, will equip our students to become servant leaders in the global society. Our program is a perfect fit if you are looking to gain the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today's competitive business environment. Invest in your future and join Southwest Baptist University's online MBA program today!
MBA Program Details
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A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree from SBU equips you to educate the next generation of nurses or serve in healthcare leadership. Pursue an accredited MSN degree through online courses, hybrid classes, and clinical experiences. With SBU, your academic advisor works with you to develop an individualized plan of study (part-time, full-time, or accelerated) to meet your goals.
MSN Program Details

Christian Ministry

SBU’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) program will equip you to discover innovative approaches to ministry. Choose from six program concentrations — Biblical and Theological Studies, Missions, Pastoral Ministry, Family Ministry, General Studies or Business Administration — to help you become a more effective leader in the area that fits your interests. The degree provides essential ministry training that is Biblical, contextual and relational to prepare men and women who are called to full-time or bi-vocational local church ministry. Complete courses in-person or through distance-learning options.
MACM Program Details
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Admissions Contacts 

Business, Education, and Ministry Graduate and Worldwide Programs
Katie Dunham
Assistant Director of Graduate and Worldwide Admissions
(417) 307-0322 

Health Science and Graduate Nursing Worldwide Programs
Paula Palmer
Director of Springfield Admissions
(417) 406-0518

Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
Julia Young
Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions
(417) 328-1690

Nicki Harmon
Director of Graduate and Worldwide Admissions

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