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Online & Distance Learning | Faculty & Staff

To contact the Online and Distance Learning Department with a specific question, please email us at online@mbu.edu.

Dr. Philip Alsup

Assistant Vice President, Online & Distance Learning

Mrs. Dana Davis

Director of Online Instruction

Mrs. Sharon Fuller

Billing & Data Specialist

Mrs. Andrea Cisar

Marketing & Recruitment Specialist

Mrs. Mary Lingle 

Seminary Support & Recruitment Specialist

Mrs. Sarah Arbogast

High School Online Program Advisor

Mrs. Melissa Madsen

Online Program Advisor

Mrs. Marissa Licht

Program Advisor

Mrs. Suellen Stroup

Online Program Advisor

College of Bible & Church Ministries

Dr. Bryan Brock | Apologetics, Biblical Philosophy

  • DMin in Expository Preaching (The Master’s Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mr. Mark Hanson | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • Master of Organizational Leadership (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MLIS in Library and Information Science (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  • BA in Pastoral Studies (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

Mr. John Herbert | Bible, Church History

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mr. Timothy Johns | Biblical Counseling

  • MA in Biblical Counseling (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mr. Christopher Koehn | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • Master of Ministry (International Baptist College & Seminary)
  • BA in Bible & Christian Service (International Baptist College & Seminary)

Mr. Isaiah Lewis | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Bible (Bob Jones University)
  • BA in Bible (Bob Jones University)

Dr. Steven K. Love | Bible, Cross-Cultural Studies

  • Doctor of Ministry (Luther Rice University)
  • Master of Ministry (Bible Baptist Seminary)
  • BS in Secondary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mr. Steven L. Love | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mr. David Marriott | Bible

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BS in Humanities Applied Science (Maranatha Baptist University)

Dr. Bruce Meyer | Bible, Biblical Counseling

  • Doctor of Ministry (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
  • MA (Bob Jones University)
  • BA (Bob Jones University)

Dr. Larry Oats (Dean) | Bible, Systematic Theology

  • PhD in Systematic Theology (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
  • Master of Theology (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

Mr. Jonathan Rehfeldt | Greek

  • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

Dr. David Saxon | Bible, Church History

  • PhD in Church History (Bob Jones University)
  • MA in Church History (Bob Jones University)
  • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

Dr. Jesse Sherburn | Creation Science

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
  • BS in General Studies Applied Science (Maranatha Baptist University)

Dr. Matthew Walker | Bible

  • PhD in Systematic Theology (Piedmont International University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Apologetics (Biola University)
  • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
  • BA in Practical Christian Training (Bob Jones University)

Mr. Paul Weir | Bible

  • MA in Bible (Bob Jones University)
  • BBA in Computer End-User Technology (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
School of Business

Dr. Jeffrey Drost | Economics, Management, Leadership

  • PhD in Organizational Leadership (Regent University)
  • Master of Banking (University of Wisconsin – Madison)
  • MS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)
  • BS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)

Mr. J. Aaron Ellis | Business Law, Criminal Justice

  • Master of Business Administration (Liberty University)
  • BS in Political Science (Northern Kentucky University)

Mrs. Suzanne Fell | Business Technology

  • MS in Business Education (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
  • BS in Business Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Jude Leary | Criminal Justice

    • PhD in Higher Education Administration (Bowling Green State University)
    • MS in Criminal Justice (Bowling Green State University)
    • Master of Ministry (Piedmont International University)
    • BS in Radio & Television Broadcasting (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Kevin Montney | Business Law, Criminal Justice

    • JD (Thomas M. Cooley Law School)
    • BS in Recreation Management (Arizona State University)

    Mr. Keith Salscheider | Sport Management

    • MS in Athletic Administration (Edgewood College)
    • BA in Sport Management (St. Cloud State University)

    Mr. Aaron Wery | Criminal Justice

    • MS in Criminal Justice (Tiffin University)
    • BS in Criminal Justice (Bob Jones University)

    Mr. Jeremy Zajicek | Management

    • MS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)
    • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)
    School of Education

    Dr. Philip Alsup | Assistant Vice President, Online and Distance Learning | Educational Psychology

    • EdD in Curriculum and Instruction (Liberty University)
    • MS in Educational Administration (Bob Jones University)
    • BA in PreLaw (Bob Jones University)

    Ms. Ann Bolton | Health Education

    • MS in Curriculum & Instruction – Health, PE, & Coaching (University of Wisconsin – Whitewater)
    • BS in Elementary Education & Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mrs. Ruth Brown | Music Education

    • MM in Piano Performance (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

    Mrs. Dana Davis | Elementary Education, Instructional Technology, Reading Education

    • MS in Reading Education (University of Wisconsin-Stout)
    • BS in Elementary Education (Southern Illinois University)

    Mr. Gary Garrison | Physical & Health Education

    • MS in Physical Education (University of West Florida)
    • BS in Physical Education (Olivet Nazarene University)

    Mr. David Handyside (Director) | Teaching Methods

    • MEd in Educational Leadership (University of Illinois)
    • BS in Elementary Education (Cedarville University)

    Dr. Christine Lincoln | Assessment, Elementary Education

    • EdD in Curriculum & Instruction (Bob Jones University)
    • MEd in Elementary Education (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Elementary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. David Muse | Social Studies Education

    • MS in Curriculum & Instruction (Concordia University)
    • MA in History (Marquette University)
    • BA in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. Philip Price | Mathematics Education

    • MAT in Teaching Mathematics (University of Idaho)
    • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Valerie Riley | Special Education

    • PhD in Educational Psychology – Special Education (University of Minnesota)
    • MA in Educational Psychology – Communication Disorders (University of Minnesota)
    • BA in Biblical Studies & Jewish Studies (Moody Bible Institute)

    Mr. David Townsend | Music Education

    • MM in Music Education (Michigan State University)
    • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Rick Townsend | Music Education

    • PhD in Music Education (Michigan State University)
    • MEd in Music Education (Central Michigan University)
    • BA in Music (Alma College)
    Department of Applied Science

    Dr. Nathanael Black | Mathematics

    • PhD in Mathematical Sciences (Clemson University)
    • MS in Mathematical Sciences (Clemson University)
    • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

    Mr. Melvin Cacayorin | Mathematics

    • MAT in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)
    • MA in Theology (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Daniel Devine | Biology, Chemistry

    • PhD in Biomedical Sciences (University of South Alabama)
    • BS in Pre-Medicine (Pensacola Christian College)

    Dr. Marcos Garza-Madrid | Biology

    • PhD in Biotechnology (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiories de Monterrey)
    • BMed in Medicine (Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiories de Monterrey)

    Dr. Lane Hansel | Biology, Educational Leadership

    • EdD in Educational Leadership (Bob Jones University)
    • MS in Microbiology (Clemson University)
    • MS in Counseling (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Biology (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Jodi Herbert | Mathematics

    • PhD in Mathematics (Kansas State University)
    • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Robert Hill | Astronomy

    • EdD in Physics & Astronomy (Ball State University)
    • MS in Physics (Ball State University)
    • BS in Geophysics (San Diego Christian College)

    Mrs. Marsha Jackson | Mathematics

    • MSE in Mathematics Education (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater)
    • BS (Illinois State University)

    Mrs. Ruth Kilburn | Biology

    • MS in Molecular Biology (Lehigh University)
    • BA in Biology (Mount Holyoke College)

    Mr. Philip Price | Mathematics

    • MAT in Teaching Mathematics (University of Idaho)
    • BS in Mathematics Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Jesse Sherburn | Physics

    • PhD in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
    • MS in Mechanical Engineering (Mississippi State University)
    • BS in General Studies Applied Science (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mrs. Susan Turcotte | Biology, Science Education

    • MS in Science Education (Pensacola Christian College)
    • BS in Secondary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)
    Department of Humanities

    Dr. Mary Barclay | Humanities

    • PhD American Studies (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Post-Graduate Diploma in Modern History (University of St. Andrews – Scotland)
    • MA American Studies (Pennsylvania State University)
    • BS in Music & Interdisciplinary Studies (Clearwater Christian College)

    Mrs. Lauren Brady | Sociology

    • MS in Sociology (Valdosta State University)
    • BA in Sociology (Valdosta State University)

    Mrs. Rebecca Brock | English

    • MEd in English Education (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Communication Arts (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mrs. Nikki Chodan | English

    • MA in English Literature (Mercy College)
    • BS in English Education (Northland International University)

    Mrs. Leslie Collier | English

    • EdS in Principalship (Arkansas State University)
    • MEd in English (Tennessee Temple University)
    • BS in English Education (Pensacola Christian College)
    • BS in History Education (Pensacola Christian College)

    Mrs. Tracy Hsieh| English

    • MA in English (Bob Jones University)
    • BA in Ministry Support (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. Fred Heppding | History

    • MS in Adult & Continuing Education (Kansas State University)
    • MA in History (James Madison University)
    • BA in History (Mars Hill College)

    Mr. Nathan Huffstutler | English

    • MA in English (Bob Jones University)
    • BA in English (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Daniel Hurst | English

    • PhD in English (The Ohio State University)
    • MA in English (Clemson University)
    • BS in English Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Luanne Hurst | English

    • PhD in English (The Ohio State University)
    • MA in English (Clemson University)
    • BS in French Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Bruce Jackson | Psychology

    • EdD in School Administration (University of Denver)
    • MS in Educational Psychology (University of Wisconsin)
    • MA in School Administration (University of Denver)
    • BA in History (Bob Jones University)

    Mr. Jerry Kolwinska | English

    • MS in English Education (University of Wisconsin – Whitewater)
    • MS in Educational Administration (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • BS in Christian Education (Faith Baptist Bible College)

    Mrs. Mary Ann Lumm | Digital Media Communication

    • MA in Art (Bob Jones University)
    • BSEd in Elementary and Secondary Art (Northwest Missouri State University)

    Mr. David Madsen | English

    • MA in English (Liberty University)
    • BS in Biblical Studies (Moody Bible Institute)

    Mrs. Jennifer Meinhardt | History

    • MA in History (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in History & English Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. Luke Mielke | Videography

    • MFA in Motion Pictures & Television (Academy of Art University)
    • BBA in New Media Marketing (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. Timothy Mielke | Photography

    • MFA in Photography (Academy of Art University)
    • MA in Multimedia Communications (Academy of Art University)
    • BS in Bible (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

    Dr. Jeffrey Miller (Chair) | Speech, Theater Arts

    • PhD in Communication (Regent University)
    • MA in Theater (University of Akron)
    • BS in English Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. David Muse | History

    • MS in Curriculum & Instruction (Concordia University)
    • MA in History (Marquette University)
    • BA in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Jared Tracy | History

    • PhD in History (Kansas State University)
    • MA in History (Virginia Commonwealth University)
    • BA in History (Virginia Commonwealth University)

    Mrs. Amanda Warren | Digital Media Communication

    • MA in Strategic Communications (Liberty University)
    • BA in Humanities Letters (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mrs. Claudene Wooten | Speech

    • MS in Storytelling & Reading Arts (East Tennessee State University)
    • MA in Interpretive Speech (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in English Education (Bob Jones University)

    Mr. B. Mark Zockoll | English

    • MA in English (Salisbury University)
    • BA in English (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. Michael Zwolanek | History

    • MA in History (Clemson University)
    • BS in Social Studies Education (Bob Jones University)
    Department of Music

    Mrs. Anne Binkley | Music Appreciation, Voice

    • MM in Voice Performance (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Music (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. David Brown | Brass, Choral, Music Appreciation

    • DMA in Choral Conducting (University of Missouri – Kansas City)
    • MM in Trombone Performance (Bob Jones University)
    • BA in Trombone Performance (Bob Jones University)

    Mrs. Ruth Brown | Music Education, Piano

    • MM in Piano Performance (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. David Ledgerwood (Chair) | Music, Piano

    • DMA in Music Education (Boston University)
    • MA in Music Theory & Composition (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
    • MA in Sacred Music (Pensacola Christian College)
    • BS in Music Education (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)

    Mr. Luke Mielke | Music Technology

    • MFA in Motion Pictures & Television (Academy of Art University)
    • BBA in New Media Marketing (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Mr. David Townsend | Music Education

    • MM in Music Education (Michigan State University)
    • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Rick Townsend | Brass, Music Education

    • PhD in Music Education (Michigan State University)
    • MEd in Music Education (Central Michigan University)
    • BA in Music (Alma College)
    Master of Education

    Dr. Philip Alsup | Assistant Vice President, Online and Distance Learning | Educational Psychology

    • EdD in Curriculum and Instruction (Liberty University)
    • MS in Educational Administration (Bob Jones University)
    • BA in PreLaw (Bob Jones University)

    Mrs. Donna Bergman | Educational Leadership, Special Education

    • EdD in Educational Leadership (University of Arizona)
    • MEd in Educational Leadership (Northern Arizona University)
    • BS in Business Management (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Daniel Brokke | Educational Leadership, Instructional Technology

    • EdD in Educational Administration (Bob Jones University)
    • EdS in Educational Administration (Bob Jones University)
    • MEd in Music Education (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Music Education (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Mary Draper | Educational Leadership, Teaching Methods

    • PhD in Curriculum & Instruction – Elementary Education (University of South Florida)
    • MS in Educational Administration & Supervision (Tennessee Temple University)
    • BS in Elementary Education (Tennessee Temple University)

    Dr. Lane Hansel | Educational Leadership

    • EdD in Educational Leadership (Bob Jones University)
    • MS in Microbiology (Clemson University)
    • MS in Counseling (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Biology (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Bruce Jackson | Educational Psychology, History of Education

    • EdD in School Administration (University of Denver)
    • MS in Educational Psychology (University of Wisconsin)
    • MA in School Administration (University of Denver)
    • BA in History (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. William Licht (Program Director) | Educational Research

    • EdD in Curriculum & Instruction (Liberty University)
    • MA in History (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
    • MS (Bob Jones University)
    • BS (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Christine Lincoln | Assessment, Elementary Education

    • EdD in Curriculum & Instruction (Bob Jones University)
    • MEd in Elementary Education (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Elementary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Valerie Riley | Educational Psychology, Special Education

    • PhD in Educational Psychology – Special Education (University of Minnesota)
    • MA in Educational Psychology – Communication Disorders (University of Minnesota)
    • BA in Biblical Studies & Jewish Studies (Moody Bible Institute)

    Dr. Darryl Sturgill | Character Education

    • EdD in Educational Leadership (Bob Jones University)
    • MS in School Administration (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • BS in Math Education (Illinois State University)
    Master of Organizational Leadership

    Dr. Jeffrey Adams | Management

    • JD (North Carolina Central University)
    • MBA in Public Administration (DeVry University)
    • MS in Rehabilitation Counseling (University of North Carolina)
    • BA in Sociology & Psychology (University of North Carolina)

    Dr. Leo Carlson | Management

    • PhD in Business Administration & Business Intelligence (Capella University)
    • MS in Information Security (Capella University)
    • BS in Information Technology (Kaplan University)

    Dr. Jeffrey Drost (Program Director) | Organizational Leadership

    • PhD in Organizational Leadership (Regent University)
    • Master of Banking (University of Wisconsin – Madison)
    • MS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)
    • BS in Management (Cardinal Stritch University)

    Dr. Tracy Foster (Dean) | Finance

    • DBA in Accounting (Walden University)
    • MBA in Organization & Management (Syracuse University)
    • BSBA in Accounting (Montana State University – Billings)

    Dr. Eric Mainu | Human Resources, Management

    • DBA in Human Resources Management (Northcentral University)
    • MBA in Human Resources Management (Upper Iowa University)
    • BS in Accounting (University of Maryland)

    Dr. Kevin Montney | Human Resources

    • JD (Thomas M. Cooley Law School)
    • BS in Recreation Management (Arizona State University)
    Graduate Certificates
    • Mary Barcley
    • Donna Bergman
    • Nate Black
    • Jodi Herbert
    • Daniel Hurst
    • Luanne Hurst
    • Jared Tracey
    Maranatha Baptist Seminary

    Dr. Bryan Brock | Apologetics, Homiletics

    • DMin in Expository Preaching (The Master’s Seminary)
    • Master of Divinity (Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • BA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Matthew Davis | Church & the Law

    • JD (Southern Illinois University)
    • BS in Business Management (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Andrew Hudson | Ethics, Greek, New Testament

    • PhD in New Testament (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • Master of Theology (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • Master of Divinity (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • BA in Bible (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

    Dr. Steven K. Love | Cross-Cultural Studies

    • Doctor of Ministry (Luther Rice University)
    • Master of Ministry (Bible Baptist Seminary)
    • BS in Secondary Education (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Marty Marriott | Pastoral Theology

    • Doctor of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • MA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • BA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. Preston Mayes | Hebrew, Old Testament

    • PhD in Old Testament (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
    • Master of Theology (Calvary Baptist Seminary)
    • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Seminary)
    • MA (Bob Jones University) BA (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Fred Moritz | Bible, Cross-Cultural Studies, Systematic Theology

    • Doctor of Ministry (Bob Jones University)
    • Master of Theology (Central Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • BA in Bible & Pastorology (Pillsbury Baptist Bible College)

    Dr. Bruce Meyer | Biblical Counseling

    • Doctor of Ministry (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • Master of Divinity (Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary)
    • MA (Bob Jones University)
    • BA (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Larry Oats (Dean) | Systematic Theology

    • PhD in Systematic Theology (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School)
    • Master of Theology (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • Master of Divinity (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • MA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • BA in Bible (Maranatha Baptist University)

    Dr. David Saxon | Church History

    • PhD in Church History (Bob Jones University)
    • MA in Church History (Bob Jones University)
    • BS in Mathematics (Bob Jones University)

    Dr. Matthew Walker | Biblical Counseling

    • PhD in Systematic Theology (Piedmont International University)
    • Graduate Certificate in Apologetics (Biola University)
    • MA in Biblical Studies (Maranatha Baptist University)
    • BA in Practical Christian Training (Bob Jones University)