Degree Overview

Competing in a global market requires strong servant-leaders who competently organize corporate resources, mobilize personnel, and resolve problems in a professional and godly manner.

Maranatha's Business degree arms you with crucial skills in human resource management, operations management, managerial decision-making, and international business. The dedicated business faculty at Maranatha bring to the classroom their combined years of real-world experience and their passion for Christ, making this unique program a top choice for future business managers.


Program Outcomes

  • Knowledge of management terminology and concepts
  • Ability to solve management problems
  • Skill in written and oral communication
  • Expertise in using technology
  • Ability to gain employment or pursue graduate education in business management or a related field

Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Intro. to Business & Management (3)
  • Computer Applications Seminar (1)
  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 1 (3)
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
  • Microsoft Excel (1)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 2 (3)
  • Science Elective (3)
  • Music Elective (2)
  • The Modern World (3)

Total Credits: 15

2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year

Related Majors

  • Accounting (CPA)
  • Accounting (CPA)
  • Accounting Management
  • Digital Media Marketing
  • Office Management

Related Minors

  • Accounting Management
  • Accounting Management
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Digital Media Communications


Potential Career Fields

  • Human resources director
  • Production/Operations manager
  • International businessperson
  • Business owner/Entrepreneur
  • Business manager

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.


MBU Program Faculty

Meet some of the people in who lead this program


Jeff Drost

School of Business | Associate Professor


Doctoral Candidate, Regent University

BM, Graduate School of Banking, University of Madison

BS Business Management, Cardinal Stritch University


Tracy Foster

School of Business | Chair


DBA, Walden University

MBA, Syracuse University

BS, Montana State University



Corey Pfaffe



PhD Management Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

MBA Management, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

BBA Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

AS Accounting, Mankato Commercial College

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