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Corban University

Salem, OR

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Corban University


Corban University 

Corban University is dedicated to providing students the experience and excellence of a private, Christian education with the flexibility of online classes. The entirely online programs allow students to complete a bachelor's degree or pursue a master's in education, ministry, or business. Classes are taught by faculty and adjunct instructors with real world experience, not teaching assistants or graduate students.

Founded in 1935, Corban University is an independent Christian college that offers academic excellence, a flexible class schedule and expert faculty who become mentors and friends. Coursework integrates practical experience with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your career.

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Corban among the Top 10 in the West for academics and value. Corban is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and is also a designated military-friendly school.

Hoff School of Business - The Corban MBA

The Corban MBA transforms, equips, and empowers business leaders by integrating sound business principles and practices with biblical truth. Students explore topics in economics, management, information technology, marketing and global business with current, relevant instruction. MBA students choose from tracks in Human Resources, Non-Profit Management, or Management and can select the courses that are most meaningful to their current and future career. An MBA from Corban gives students the knowledge and the opportunity to further their career and engage their world.

The entirely-online MBA is 36 credits and typically takes students just 16 months to complete. Students take one five-week course at a time and have the flexibility to enroll full time or part time.

School of Professional Studies - Bachelor's in Business

The business degree at Corban is ideal for people who are passionate leaders, communicators, employees, employers, non-profit developers, community organizers, or business owners. Students are prepared and challenged to take their skills and education to the next level, engage their passion, embrace challenges, and create opportunities through business leadership.

Corban's online bachelor's in business has three track options for students to pursue careers they are passionate about: Accounting, Marketing or Leadership and Management. Eight-week courses allow students to finish their degree at their own pace, whether part time or accelerated.

School of Professional Studies - Bachelor's in Psychology

Corban's psychology degree equips students with the knowledge and understanding to make everyday interactions and connections more meaningful and effective. Students can prepare for a variety of careers and fields, including human services, non-profit organizations, graduate school, etc.

Students can choose from concentrations in Family Studies or Pre-Counseling/Clinical. Eight-week courses allow students to finish their degree at their own pace, whether part time or accelerated.

School of Education - Master of Science in Education

The Master of Science in Education is designed for teachers who are ready for the next step in their own education. Corban's program lets educators enhance their teaching effectiveness, advance their career, and gain practical, relevant skills for the classroom on a schedule that works for them. Entirely-online classes allow students to complete their degree from anywhere, at any time. The online format connects educators with their peers across the country as they learn valuable tools for the development and evaluation of curriculum. 

School of Ministry - Master of Divinity

Corban's Master of Divinity integrates biblical and theological understanding with training in leadership, ministry, counseling and cross-cultural awareness so students are prepared for ministry in a real and tangible way.

The Master of Divinity equips and sends out well-balanced pastors, missionaries, elders and others in church and parachurch ministries who are able to communicate the Gospel with conviction and clarity. Courses focus on understanding the unchanging Word of God in order to apply it to ever-changing ministry situations.

Track options for Corban's Master of Divinity include Church Ministry and Biblical Languages.

The Master of Divinity is 84 credits, either taken entirely online or through a hybrid of online and on-campus courses, allowing students to complete their degree without relocating or leaving their current ministry.

School of Ministry - Master of Arts in Christian Leadership

Ministry isn't always about serving in a church … it's about serving wherever you are. The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership at Corban University is ideal for students who see ministry differently--Christian leaders who are looking for seminary training to immediately apply within their ministry context.

Corban's School of Ministry prepares students for a variety of ministry roles through three program tracks. Students choose from Spiritual Formation, Christian Teaching, and Non-Profit Leadership. Each track allows students to take advantage of Corban University's other respected graduate courses. Students who select the Spiritual Formation track will take concentration classes from the Master of Divinity program. The Non-Profit Leadership track contains classes from The Corban MBA, including options in financial planning and stewardship. The Christian Teaching track incorporates coursework from the Master of Science in Education. These interdisciplinary courses prepare students for unique ministry contexts.

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership is 52 credits and can be finished in as little as two years. Students can choose to take classes full time or part time. 

Degrees & Certificates

Undergraduate Programs - Bachelor's Degrees

Graduate Programs - Master's Degrees

Location & Contact

Student Contact Ms. Alli Small
Associate Director of Graduate and Online Admissions
Phone: 800-764-1383
Fax: 503-375-7193 AddressGraduate and Online Admissions
5000 Deer Park Drive, SE
Salem, OR 97317
United States
Head of Distance Learning Dr. Dan Christensen
Director of Online
Fax: 503-375-7583 Address5000 Deer Park Drive, SE
Salem, OR 97317
United States