The Piedmont International University School of Business, Master of Business Administration degree is to provide working professionals with the necessary competences and experiences that will help advance stakeholder and organizational growth and development. This is done by providing a curriculum that is contemporary in context, relevant to the workplace, and taught by proven business leaders, while being fully online to meet the changing demands of work and life as an online MBA degree student, you will explore the concept of “servant leadership” and consider how to incorporate the eternal wisdom and love of Jesus Christ in the way you lead within an organizational setting.








Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree; 3.00+ GPA recommended from accredited institution
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional Resume and Personal Statement
  • In some circumstances, a successful GMAT score


  • Apply both theoretical and practical business knowledge in a global market place that is infused with biblical truths of leadership and management.
  • Utilize effective communication skills and research practices that are necessary for today’s business environment.
  • Apply leadership characteristics and management practices within intercultural workplaces.
  • Be able to integrate course-specific skills and knowledge while being able to identify ethical dilemmas and apply Christian values to resolve those dilemmas. 

Summary of Required Hours

Total 36

Degree Completion Plan

Required Courses     27 hours
MGT510     Managing for Results     3 hours
BUS521     Management Information Systems     3 hours
BUS522     Principles of Organizational Finance  3 hours
MGT531     Marketing for Results     3 hours
MGT542     Managerial Accounting     3 hours
BUS612     Organizational Business Culture     3 hours
BUS621     Contemporary Economic Issues     3 hours
BUS680     Leadership and Human Behavior     3 hours
MGT622     Strategic Management     3 hours

Human Resources Management     9 hours

MGT624     Human Resources Management     3 hours
BUS644     Human Resources Law     3 hours
MGT634     Compensation Management     3 hours

Management     9 hours
BUS641     International Business     3 hours
MGT661     Management Theory and History     3 hours
MGT660     Negotiation and Conflict Management     3 hours

Non-profit Leadership     9 hours
BUS645     Capital / Endowment Campaigns     3 hours
BUS650     Board Leadership and Management     3 hours
BUS635     Social Entrepreneurship     3 hours

Total Required Semester Hours      36 hrs

Maximum Time Limit to Complete Program
Six years

Minimum Hours to be completed at Piedmont
27 hours

Transfer of Credits and Advanced Standing
Transfer credits are not to exceed 25 percent (9 semester hours) of degree-level courses and must have a grade of B or higher. No Advanced Standing is available.

Length of Program and Graduation
The program is 36 semester hours, with graduation upon completion of prescribed courses (including Transfer) with a minimum overall GPA of 3.00.