The Associate of Science in Business Studies is an introductory level academic program designed to teach students basic business and management knowledge, skills, and abilities for the purpose of adding value to their careers in various occupational roles. The program integrates theory with practice and emphasizes written, verbal, and non-verbal communication, along with interpersonal skills and self-reflection, to better prepare 21st-century workers in a globalized marketplace.
At Cornerstone University's Professional & Graduate Studies (PGS), we know that you have a unique set of skills, experiences and goals. We're here to help you go from where you're at to where you want to be. That's why we offer eleven full-time degrees ranging from the associate to the doctoral level and several non-degree options in a variety of industries. Each program is designed with you in mind, offering flexible formats, applicable curriculum, diverse learning communities and dedicated support to equip you to pursue lasting transformation.
Dig into the topics you'll learn about. Discover what job opportunities your degree can open for you. And decide which program is the next step toward your goals.
The Associate of Science in Human Services is an introductory level academic program designed to teach students how to meet human needs through an interdisciplinary knowledge base, focusing on prevention as well as remediation of problems and maintaining a commitment to improving overall quality of life of service populations. Developed through discussion and collaboration with human service leaders, the program integrates theory with practice through field-based experiences.
Developing your business acumen within a Christ-centered framework, this practical undergraduate program requires 46 credit hours and readies you for career fields such as public relations, finance and small business administration.
This is an upper-level interdisciplinary program designed for working professionals who are either employed or volunteer significant time in ministry, service or non-profit organizations. Students develop skills that will prepare them for the increasingly complex nature of leading and/or participating in these outreach organizations. Foundational biblical, theological and management principles are emphasized to enhance skills and develop the leader within.
The Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management program focuses primarily on the application of concepts and theories to practice and includes the core management knowledge and skills of negotiation, conflict resolution, and human resources management. Students will develop leadership, analytical, and problem-solving skills as well as business acumen within a Christian framework.
The Bachelor of Science in Psychology program prepares students to analyze and resolve human service needs for a diverse and global population. By integrating faith, core knowledge and practical experience, the program emphasizes the universal applicability of the discipline of psychology.
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership and Development is focused on supporting your growth as an effective leader. Whether your career is in business, ministry, non-profit leadership, higher education, or K-12 education, this program will enhance your ability to effectively lead organizations through evidence-based decision making.
The ESL Endorsement program is a 22 credit-hour program designed for certified K-12 teachers who wish to earn an endorsement to teach ESL in a public school.
Advance as an influencer in your organization. Learn to implement practical, research-based solutions for workplace problems. And graduate prepared to lead people in diverse organizational environments and manage additional supervisory responsibilities.
This program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to teach English in local and international cross-cultural settings. Course work emphasizes the practical aspects of teaching and ministry from both local and global perspectives.
An advanced degree in education prepares you as an educator to make a difference in your school. Be equipped to serve your students and help them thrive with a Master of Arts in Education degree program.
An advanced degree in business positions you to lead as an influencer in the global marketplace. Whether you aim to excel as an entrepreneur or manage a team of professionals, our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program equips you with a broader view of the world.
The TESOL Graduate Diploma is a 24 credit-hour program for those with a bachelor's degree who wish to teach English to speakers of other languages.