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Jamie Myrtle, CPA, Dean, School of Busines, MidAmerica Nazarene University

Meet the Dean

Jamie Myrtle, CPA

Ms. Myrtle oversees MNU's School of Business. Learn more about Ms. Myrtle.

 

The Undergraduate Department of Business Administration focuses on general management and business principles as well as problem solving, working with people, assembling a team, creating and delivering presentations and communication skills. Watch this video.

Working professionals can earn a bachelor's or master's degree at MNU. Hear how Lewis did just that. Watch this video.

Working professionals can earn a bachelor's or master's degree at MNU. Hear how Lewis did just that. Watch this video.

The Undergraduate Department of Business Administration focuses on general management and business principles as well as problem solving, working with people, assembling a team, creating and delivering presentations and communication skills. Watch this video.

Business Programs at MidAmerica Nazarene University | Traditional Business including Accounting, Business Administration, Sports Management, Marketing and Organizational Leadership; Accelerated Associate of Arts, Applied Organizational Leadership, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Management (MSM), Kauffman FastTrac Entrepreneurial Courses, and Post-Graduate Healthcare Certificates.

The School of Business at MidAmerica Nazarene University prepares students to become strong, Christian leaders in a variety of industries. We offer degree programs for undergraduate, professional or graduate students as well as a variety of certificate options. Explore degree and certificate options within MNU’s School of Business. This list of programs is explained in order of the lowest to highest academic level.

Traditional Undergraduate Business Programs

For traditional undergraduate students, typically 18-22

Traditional business programs are designed for undergraduate students— typically 18 years to 22 years—and for community college transfer students who want a traditional bachelor’s degree. The undergraduate Department of Business Administration consists of five degree programs: Accounting, Business Administration, Sports Management, Marketing and Organizational Leadership. Request information about any of these traditional business administration programs.

Traditional Business programs at a glance:

  • Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Olathe campus only
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Accelerated Associate of Arts Program

For adults quickly wanting an associates degree

This non-traditional program is designed for a high achieving adult student who wants to earn an associate’s degree. This accelerated program can be completed in 18 months or less, depending on previous college credits, and is offered in convenient evening, online and weekend seminar-style formats. Explore our Accelerated Associate of Arts program page for complete details on this program or to request information about the Accelerated Associate of Arts program.

Accelerated Associate of Arts at a glance:

  • Complete an associate’s degree in 18 months or less
  • Take classes in Olathe, Liberty or online
  • Schedule classes at your own pace
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BA in Applied Organizational Leadership

For adults ready for the next professional level

This accelerated one-year program is for high achieving adults seeking to earn a bachelor's degree in management. Explore our accelerated Applied Organizational Leadership program page for complete details on this program or to request information about the Applied Organizational Leadership program.

Organizational Leadership at a glance:

  • Can be completed in one year
  • Evening classes meet from 6-10 p.m., 1 night a week, for 50 weeks
  • Olathe or Liberty options
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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

For professionals wanting to earn their MBA

This graduate-level business program is for professionals wanting to further their career through high-level business skills. Students complete 36 credit hours in 24 months and broaden their knowledge of leadership, management and business strategy. We use a cohort model that allows you to network, collaborate and get the classes you need with zero hassle. Explore our Master of Business Administration program page for complete details on this program or to request information about the MBA program.

MBA at a glance:

  • Can be completed in 24 months
  • Classes meet just 1 night a week
  • Olathe or Liberty options
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Master of Science in Management (MSM)

For professionals wanting to earn a business masters

This graduate-level business program is for professionals wanting to become effective leaders. Students complete 30 credit hours in 20 months and learn about the human side of business. Increase project management skills through Kauffman FastTrac® courses and learn how to organize successful teams. Explore our Master of Science in Management program page for complete details on this program or to request information about the MSM program.

MSM at a glance:

  • Can be completed in 20 months
  • Classes meet just 1 night a week
  • Olathe or Liberty options
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Kauffman FastTrac® Entrepreneurial Courses

For aspiring entrepreneurs

In partnership with the Kauffman Center FastTrac® program, MidAmerica Nazarene University is proud to offer two unique 10-week courses geared toward aspiring entrepreneurs or those who want to explore the next stage of business growth. Classes meet 1 night a week at our Olathe campus. Explore our Entrepreneurial classes page for complete details.

Kauffman FastTrac® at a glance:

  • Two 10-week courses
  • Classes meet 1 night a week
  • Olathe campus
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Post-Graduate Healthcare Certificates

For graduate-level executives and professionals

Designed for executives in the healthcare industry, these post-graduate healthcare certificates are designed to educate you in Healthcare Administration or Healthcare Quality. Housed in our Nursing Department, these two certificate options will help professionals in the medical industry better serve their organization. Explore our Healthcare Management Certificates program page for complete details on this program or to request information about the Healthcare Management Certificates program.

Healthcare Certificates at a glance:

  • 18 Credit hours
  • Must already have a graduate degree
  • Olathe campus and online options
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