Bachelor of Arts Degree Business Organizational Leadership – Church Management Administration Concentration

Gain in-depth understanding of how to integrate faith into all areas of business and organizational life.

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Bachelor of Arts Degree Business Organizational Leadership – Church Management Administration Concentration

The Church Management Program equips students with business and leadership skills to prepare them to lead well within the church organization. As students progress through the program, they will prepare to lead the church in team building, leadership development, and all business aspects of church management. The student will study current and emerging leadership theories, best practices, skills, and tools used to influence others to generate innovation, creativity, and change within organizations, all while integrating faith principles and biblical ethics into leadership.

The Unique Value

All students who graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive a double major in Bible and Theology along with their major. There is an energizing momentum that builds as you pursue your education here, as you grow academically, you also become equipped to act on God’s calling to advance the Gospel wherever you go.

Meet Your Academic Advisor

Program Director

As the Program Director for the Business major, Professor Perkins will be available to you throughout your time as an online student and will be your academic advisor throughout your entire undergraduate program for Business Organizational Leadership.

Education

Professor Perkins has her Master’s in Organizational Leadership from Regent University and is a Trinity College graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministry.

Program Outcomes/Goals:

This successful completion of the Church Management Administration Concentration will provide the student with:

  • A solid foundation in the skills and knowledge required to perform as an effective leader within the context of management administration for ministry, church, or non-profit organizations in roles, such as Executive Pastor, Business Manager, and Human Resource Manager.
  • A well- articulated Christian world view of life and ministry founded upon biblical principles and characteristics of Jesus Christ.
  • An application of ministry ready professional skills sought after by churches and ministries, such as strategic human resources, conflict management and negotiation, complex problem solving, team work, sound  financial judgement and budgeting, marketing, communication, and ethical decision making.

Degree Requirements

Course Structure

General Studies Courses – 39 Credits
Bible and Theology Foundational Courses – 45 Credits
Business Leadership (Major) – 39 Credits
Total Required Credits – 123 Credits

Core Courses

  • Christian Leadership or Managerial Leadership or Organizational Theory and Behavior Intermediate Leadership: Conflict/Negotiation
  • Intermediate Leadership: Conflict/Negotiation
  • Introduction to Organizational Leadership
  • Leadership in Non-Profits
  • Introduction to Counseling or Marriage and Family Communications
  • Managing Ethics in Organizations
  • Organization Communications: Methods and Strategies for Leaders
  • Marketing and Research Strategy
  • Business Financial Management or Resource Allocations in Organizations
  • Strategic Human Resources in Organizations
  • Team Dynamics and Leading Diverse Groups
  • Pastoral Methods
  • Pastoral Methods Practicum
  • Business Organizational Leadership Internship (2 semesters)

First Year Fall Semester – 15 credits

*Or Marriage and Family Communication **or Business Financial Management ***or Managerial Leadership or Organizational Theory and Behavior.

BIBL1101 Basics of Biblical Living (Fall), BIBL1102 Christian Belief and Scripture (Spring) may be required during the freshman year in lieu of Bible/Theology electives. Adjustments will be made to satisfy all other course requirements of the degree.

Answers to Your Questions About the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Organizational Leadership

Is the Business Organizational Leadership Degree Right for Me?

Gain a solid foundation in the skills and knowledge required to perform as an effective leader within the context of management administration for ministry, church, or non-profit organizations in roles, such as Executive Pastor, Business Manager, and Human Resource Manager. Earning your BA is a great place to begin your professional journey. The double-major of Bible and Theology will give you the greatest advantage in life. 

Is financial aid available for Trinity College of Florida students?

Yes! Although many people think they can’t afford to go to college, a large percentage of students receive some type of financial assistance, including our degree completion students. Our financial aid representatives are ready to help you sort through the different types of financial aid and show you how to get the assistance available to you.

Is Trinity College of Florida's Accreditation?

Yes. Trinity College of Florida is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council on Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education.

Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs (U.S. Department of Education database)

APPROVALS:
– Licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.
– Trinity College is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students, and
– United States Department of Education for Federal Pell Grants and other Federal financial aid programs, and
– Approved to enable the certified veteran to gain financial supplement for education.

MEMBERSHIPS:
– American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
– Association of Business Administrators of Christian Colleges (ABACC)
– Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
– Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
– Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)
– Florida Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (FACCS)
– Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (FASFAA)
– National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities (NAICU)
– National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA)
– Tampa Bay Library Consortium (TBLC)

Where Will My Trinity College Credits Transfer?

Every college and university has the right to decide what credits they will transfer in their programs. Trinity College uses the (SCNS) Numbering System. This numbering system is used by all public postsecondary institutions in Florida and by participating non-public institutions. The major purpose of this system is to facilitate the transfer of courses between participating institutions. Students and administrators can use the online SCNS to obtain course descriptions and specific information about course transfer between participating Florida institutions. This information is at the SCNS website at Florida Department of Education.

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