Degree Overview

Businesses and organizations that rise to the top are characterized by order. With a degree in Office Management, you can bring this commodity to the workplace and increase the efficiency and productivity of any office. This program equips you to organize, manage, and distribute information with confidence and care, whether you plan to serve in a fast-paced business office, faith-based nonprofit organization, or friendly church ministry. Mastering skills in the Microsoft Office software suite and in other office management procedures and functions makes you a contender in today's job market.


Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of business terminology and concepts.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to solve business problems.
  • Students will demonstrate skill in written and oral communication.
  • Students will demonstrate expertise in using technology.
  • Students will demonstrate Christian character and application of Biblical principles.

Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Intro. to Business & Management (3)
  • Computer Applications (3)
  • Basic Keyboarding (proficiency) (0)
  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 1 (3)
  • The Modern World (3)

Total Credits: 15

Semester 2

  • Old or New Testament Survey (3)
  • English Composition 2 (3)
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
  • Science Elective (3)
  • Music Elective (2)
  • Open Electives (3)

Total Credits: 16

2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year

Related Minors

  • Office Management
  • Business Management
  • Marketing Management


Potential Career Fields

  • Administrative services manager
  • Business office manager
  • Human resources specialist
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Records and information manager
  • Training and development specialist

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

Business man making a presentation at office. Business executive delivering a presentation to his colleagues during meeting or in-house business training, explaining business plans to his employees.


Heidi (Johnson) Cummins (’13) graduated with an associate’s degree in Office Technology. In July 2013, she and her husband, Ben, moved to Hawaii where she accepted a position as Upper School Secretary at Hanalani Schools. “I was able to take away so much of the information shared in [the] classroom and apply it to my current position,” Cummins said. “I am able to utilize the skills and techniques I learned in [my] classes. I am thankful for the lessons I received on how to properly handle and manage everyday situations.”

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 | Associate Professor


DBA, Walden University

MBA, Syracuse University

BS, Montana State University


Suzanne Fell - Faculty

Suzanne Fell

School of Business | Associate Professor


MS Business Education, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

BS Business Education, Bob Jones University

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