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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. Courtney Rankin

Admissions & Program Advisor

Mrs. Melissa Madsen

Online Program Advisor

Mrs. Marissa Licht

Online Program Advisor

Mrs. Suellen Stroup

Online Program Advisor

Mrs. Sarah Arbogast

High School 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)

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. 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)
  • 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)

Dr. 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)
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
  • Dr. Mary Barcley
  • Dr. Donna Bergman
  • Dr. Nate Black
  • Dr. Jodi Herbert
  • Dr. Daniel Hurst
  • Dr. Luanne Hurst
  • Dr. 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)