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Dr. Bonnie G. Metcalf School of Education


Frequently Asked Questions

Who should enroll?

This program is designed for persons who serve (or will serve) in various administrative or leadership roles in faith-based educational institutions.

Is the program accredited?

The program is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is offered by CBU’s prestigious Metcalf School of Education. Students completing this graduate-level degree will meet the education requirements for the Association of Christian Schools International’s (ACSI) Lifetime Professional Administrator’s Credential. The program is now in the process of obtaining ACSI accreditation.

How long has this program been offered at CBU?

The program is in its 13th year with more than 120 students enrolled in or graduated from the first eleven cohorts representing a full spectrum of Christian schools in Alabama, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Texas and Utah, as well as Malawi, Africa; Sierra Leone, Africa; Xiamen, China; and Subic Bay, Philippines. 

Does CBU provide living accommodations for the summer courses?

Yes - inexpensive on-campus apartment accommodations are available for the summer, two-week session at $20/night on a per diem basis.

When is the best time to start?

New cohorts start each summer. Classes for the summer 2015 cohort will be June 20th to July 2nd with classes meeting Saturday, Monday through Friday, and Monday through Thursday. Space is limited so qualified, prospective students are encouraged to begin the application process immediately.

Are scholarships available?

Applicants working in Christian schools automatically qualify for a total program, 30% tuition scholarship. That is a five thousand dollar savings! It also makes our cost competitive with secular, state university costs, which means you do not have to go there just to save money.