The Online Solution

The Online Solution

Something for everyone Many high school seniors today find themselves facing the reality that they may not be able to start college right away due to financial constraints. Many adults also find themselves wanting to finish a degree begun years earlier or to earn a master’s degree, whether for promotion, professional development, or personal fulfillment. [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Name Change Reflects the Institution’s Mission and Christ-Centered Liberal Arts Education WATERTOWN, WI, December 13, 2013—A three-year strategic initiative to “make the message plain” has culminated in the official name change of Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University. “For over 40 years, we have defined ourselves as a comprehensive, co-educational, Baptist Bible college,” [Continue Reading…]

New Opportunities with Bridge to Campus

New Opportunities with Bridge to Campus

In today’s economy, many graduating high school seniors are facing the reality that they may not be able to start college right away. Financial constraints often force them to work for a year and maybe take a few local community college courses before beginning their formal college education. Parents and pastors are often concerned that [Continue Reading…]

How to get a Head Start on College

How to get a Head Start on College

Ashton Pleasants saved time, money, and stress.  What more could you ask for? “CLEP tests and Maranatha Online classes are clearly worth the time and money,” the Maranatha sophomore from Suffolk, VA, said. “I will graduate in three years instead of four. I saved just over $16,000. In addition, my first week of college was [Continue Reading…]

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Maranatha keeps moving forward! The launch of Bridge to Campus is another giant step in our mission of developing leaders for worldwide local church ministry. The Bridge to Campus program provides a fantastic first-year experience, utilizing the latest in videoconferencing technology to allow students to attend Maranatha classes at sites closer to home. Each site [Continue Reading…]

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Download the PDF version here After her second daughter was born in July, 2009, Beth Holmes decided it was time to finish what she had started back in 1997—her college degree. A few months later, Holmes applied to a local community college in hope of earning an associate’s degree. Holmes then came across a roadblock. [Continue Reading…]

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Ten years and four children after her last class at Maranatha, Shera O’Neal was still determined to finish college someday. “I knew it would be hard, but I never gave it (not finishing) a thought,” O’Neal said. The 30-year-old mom/substitute teacher/tutor/volleyball coach/bookkeeper from Dallas will soon have several full-time career options available to her, thanks [Continue Reading…]

Lead More Skillfully: MA in Church Music

Lead More Skillfully: MA in Church Music

Carl Conrad wanted to learn more about the Lord as well as music. “I needed more theology to prepare me for future ministry,” said Conrad, a 2011 Maranatha graduate who will enroll this fall in Maranatha Baptist Seminary’s new Master of Arts in Church Music degree program. “I am thankful that the Lord led me [Continue Reading…]

Crum Named Director of Distance Learning

Crum Named Director of Distance Learning

Maranatha has announced that Dr. Jeffrey Crum will serve as Director of Distance Learning, effective Jan. 3. Dr. Crum has served as Director of Communications since February of 2009. His new role comes at a time of substantial growth for Maranatha Online. Enrollment among high school students alone jumped 75 percent between the 2009-10 and [Continue Reading…]