Graduate Programs

Evening MBA

Evening MBA
 

This 24- to 28-month Evening MBA program is ideal for working professionals looking to broaden their sphere of influence through strategic and analytical problem-solving, perpetual innovation, and a sound commitment to personal beliefs and ethical responsibility.

Daytime MBA

Daytime MBA
 

This one-year Daytime MBA program is ideal for students who have recently completed their undergraduate program or have the ability to devote one year to full-time schooling.

Education

Education
 

Earn your master's degree, credential, or certificate to launch or advance your career in education.

Nursing

Nursing
 

If you are a practicing nurse with an A.D.N. or B.S.N., you can earn your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with several options for clinical nurse specialist tracks available in addition to our general track. We also offer Post-MSN CNS certificates.

Leadership

Leadership
 

Earn your Master of Arts in Strategic Organizational Leadership (MASOL) and take the next step in your career. This interdisciplinary graduate degree will prepare you to serve and manage people and processes in dynamic businesses and organizations.

Kinesiology

Kinesiology
 

Earn your Master of Science in kinesiology, specializing in one of the dynamic and growing fields of exercise science, sport performance, or sport management.

Biology

Biology
 

Earn your Master of Arts or Master of Science in biology.  PLNU offers California's only master's degree in general biology designed for educators.

Ministry

Ministry
 

Prepare for a greater ministry impact.

  • Master of Ministry – The M.Min. program at PLNU will prepare you to be a strong leader whose preaching and teaching impacts the congregation or ministry in which you serve. Ideal for both aspiring and practicing pastors and ministry leaders.
  • Master of Divinity – Earn your Master of Divinity through a unique partnership between PLNU and Nazarene Theological Seminary. You will be prepared for pastoral and spiritual leadership in congregations and other settings.

Certificates

Post-MSN Certificate
(Clinical Nurse Specialist)

 

If you are a nurse with an MSN, our certificate program will prepare you to become a clinical nurse specialist. Specialize in adult/gerontology, family/individual health, psychiatric-mental health, or pediatric nursing.


Lean Six Sigma
 

Become a Green Belt, and learn how to streamline operations, improve processes, reduce cost, increase customer service, and maximize profit for your organization. No prerequisites required.


Teacher Leadership
 

If you are a current teacher, the 15-unit Teacher Leadership certificate will prepare you to serve as an instructional mentor, coach, department chair, clinical practice supervisor, or professional developer.


Management of Instructional
Design for Professionals

 

If you are in charge of designing and managing professional development in your workplace, this 15-unit certificate will help prepare you for greater effectiveness.


Instructional Design with Technology
 

In this program, you will learn to use best practices in instructional design and technology to design, implement, and teach effective online courses.


Diverse and Cross-Cultural Environments
 

This 15-unit program will prepare you to be a more effective leader in an education environment, business, or not-for-profit organization.


Reading and Literacy
 

If you are a credentialed teacher, this 12-unit added authorization will give you specialized certification to teach reading in the PreK-12 setting.


Child Welfare and Attendance
 

This stand-alone program requires a completed PPS credential or, concurrent enrollment in the PPS program, or is for non-PPS credential holders who can earn a certificate of completion.


Added Authorizations for Special Education
 

These can serve as a specialization within the Master of Arts in Special Education program or as a stand-alone added authorization.

Degree Completion Programs

Degree Completion Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Management & Relational Development
The Bachelor of Arts in management and relational development is an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree completion program designed to apply general management and relationship development principles to today’s ever-changing marketplace.

RN to BSN
The RN to BSN degree program provides working adults the opportunity to complete a quality Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in a schedule and format particularly designed to meet their unique needs. 

Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development
The Bachelor of Arts degree in child and adolescent development provides a strong understanding of typical and non-typical development for children and adolescents, giving students the tools needed to help meet their needs and those of their families.