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Corban University

Corban University is dedicated to providing students the experience and excellence of a private, Christian education with the flexibility of online and on-campus graduate classes. Founded in 1935, Corban University is an independent Christian college that offers academic excellence, a flexible class schedule and expert faculty who become mentors and friends. Biblically-based coursework integrates practical experience with the knowledge and skills students need to succeed in their career. Corban is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Top 10 in the West for academics and value and is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Corban is also a designated military-friendly school.

Hoff School of Business - The Corban MBA

The Corban MBA transforms, equips and empowers business leaders by integrating biblical truth with sound business principles and practices. Students explore topics in economics, management, information technology, marketing and global business with current, relevant instruction. MBA students choose from tracks in Human Resources, Non-Profit Management or Management and take the courses that are most meaningful to their current and future career. A degree from Corban gives students the knowledge and the opportunity to engage their career and their world. The entirely online MBA is 36 credits and typically takes students just 16 months to complete. Students take one five-week course at a time and have the flexibility to attend full time or part time.

School of Education - Master of Science in Education

The Master of Science in Education is designed for teachers who are ready for the next step in their own education. Corban's program lets educators enhance their teaching effectiveness, advance their career and gain practical, relevant skills for the classroom on a schedule that works for them. Entirely online classes allow students to complete their degree from anywhere, at any time. The online format connects educators with their peers across the country as they learn valuable tools for the development and evaluation of curriculum. The Master of Science in Education is a 34 credit program and can be completed in two years when attending full time.

School of Education - Graduate Teacher Licensure

The Graduate Teacher Licensure program is built for individuals who already have a bachelor's degree but do not yet have a teaching license. Whether switching careers or continuing to follow a life-long passion, this program will prepare students to successfully complete the requirements of a K-12 teaching license in the state of Oregon. Corban's program is a hybrid model of online and evening classes on their Salem, Oregon campus. This format allows for flexibility while developing connection and providing opportunity for classroom early on in the program. The Graduate Teacher Licensure program is designed to be completed at a full-time pace, allowing students to finish and be prepared for licensure in 16 months.

School of Ministry - Master of Divinity

Corban's Master of Divinity integrates biblical and theological understanding with training in leadership, ministry, counseling and cross-cultural awareness so students are prepared for ministry in a real and tangible way. The Master of Divinity equips and sends out well-balanced pastors, missionaries, elders and others in church and parachurch ministries who are able to communicate the Gospel with conviction and clarity. Courses focus on understanding the unchanging Word of God in order to apply it to ever-changing ministry situations. Track options for Corban's Master of Divinity include Church Ministry and Biblical Languages. The Master of Divinity is 84 credits and can be taken entirely online or through a hybrid of online and on-campus courses, allowing students to complete their degree without relocating or leaving their current ministry.

School of Ministry - Master of Arts in Christian Leadership

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership at Corban University is ideal for students who see ministry differently--Christian leaders who are looking for seminary training to immediately apply within their ministry context, whether that is a church, school or other organization. Corban's School of Ministry prepares students for a variety of ministry roles through three program tracks. Students choose from Spiritual Formation, Christian Teaching, and Non-Profit Leadership. Each of these tracks allows students to take advantage of Corban University's other respected graduate courses. Students who select the Spiritual Formation track will take concentration classes from the Master of Divinity program. The Non-Profit Leadership track contains classes from The Corban MBA, including options in financial planning and stewardship. The Christian Teaching track incorporates coursework from the Master of Science in Education. These interdisciplinary courses prepare students for unique ministry contexts. The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership is 52 credits and can be finished in as little as two years. Students can choose to take classes full time or part time.

School of Education and Counseling - Master of Arts in Counseling

Corban's Master of Arts in Counseling is more than a degree or a "next step" in education. Corban prepares clinical mental health counselors who demonstrate multicultural awareness and serve as change agents and advocates for their clients. The Master's in Counseling is a comprehensive program approved by the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (OBLPCT) to prepare students for a career that they are passionate about. Corban's counseling program will lay the foundation for students to be effective counselors and develop practical, relevant skills for their career. Taking classes full time, students can finish this comprehensive program in two years.

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Address 5000 Deer Park Drive, SE
Salem, OR  97301-9392
United States

Phone: 503-581-8600