Department of Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies Mission

The graduate school prepares students for Christian leadership and service through graduate-level critical thinking and research.

Why SCU?

Are you looking for an educational experience that is academically challenging, innovative and revolutionary? If so, a masters degree at Southwestern Christian University is exactly what you need. The Graduate Studies Department offers three masters programs:

Master of Ministry,

Master of Arts in Global Leadership

Master of Arts in Theological Studies

At SCU, our masters level courses are delivered on site, online, and on multiple campuses to meet the needs of our students. 

Courses are taught by caring, knowledgeable  instructors who serve to equip students for an ever changing world. SCU graduates serve in various places throughout the world as missionaries, pastors, conference officials and business professionals.  

We invite you to explore our website, view our catalog, and learn more about the opportunities within the graduate studies program at SCU. 

Southwestern Christian University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  

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Director of Graduate Studies,  Dr. Shelley Groves:

Supporting Director of Graduate Studies, Randy Sellers:



*Southwestern Christian University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, qualified handicap or disability in any of its policies, practices or procedures. This includes but is not limited to admission, financial aid and educational services.