2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Accreditation and Undergraduate Programs

Academic Accreditations

• Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

• American Council on the Teaching of a Foreign Language (ACTFL)

• Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

• Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP, formerly NCATE)

• Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)

• Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

• Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

• National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

• National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

• National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)

• National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

• National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

• National Educational Leadership Preparation (NELP)

• Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE)

• Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)

• State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) - Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE)

• Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Academic Affiliates & Associations

• Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)

• American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)

• American Council on Education (ACE)

• Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI)

• Associated Colleges of the Chicago Area (ACCA)

• Association of Illinois Music Schools (AIMS)

• Association of Lutheran College Faculties (ALCF)

• Coalition of Oregon School Administrators (COSA)

• Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU)

• Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) - Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE)

• Council of Graduate Schools (CGS)

• Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities (FIICU)

• Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

• Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

• National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC)

• National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

• Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA)


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing 

Undergraduate Colleges

  • College of  Theology, Arts & Humanities
  • College of Health, Science & Technology 
  • College of Business
  • College of Education

Undergraduate Programs 

College of Theology, Arts and Humanities

  • BA  Art                                                            
  • BA Christian Ministry
  • BA Classical Liberal Studies
  • BA Communication
  • BA Deaconess
  • BA English
  • BA History
  • BA Interdisciplinary Studies
  • BA Journalism
  • BA Mathematics
  • BA Music
  • BA Music: Director of Parish Music
  • BA Philosophy
  • BA Pre-Art Therapy
  • BA Spanish
  • BA Theological Languages
  • BA Theology – Christian Studies
  • BA Theology – Professional Studies

College of  Health, Science and Technology 

  • BA Biology
  • BA Computer Information Systems
  • BA Computer Science
  • BA Criminal Justice
  • BA Exercise Science
  • BA Natural Science
  • BA Political Science
  • BA Psychology
  • BA Social Work
  • BA Sociology
  • BS Biology
  • BS Computer Science
  • BS Health Science
  • BS Kinesiology
  • BS Mathematics – Actuarial Science Specialization
  • BS Mathematics – Computer Science Specialization
  • BS Mathematics – Natural Science Specialization
  • BS Mathematics – Pure Math Specialization
  • BS Microscopy
  • BSN Health Sciences: Nursing – Joint Degree with Oak Point (
  •  Formerly Resurrection) University

Early Acceptance Programs (With Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine)

  • Health Sciences: LECOM Dentistry
  • Health Sciences: LECOM Medicine
  • Health Sciences: LECOM Pharmacy

Pre-Professional Programs

  • Health Services: Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Art Therapy
  • Pre-Seminary

Professional Programs

  • Deaconess
  • Health Sciences: Nursing
  • Social Work

Undergraduate Programs – College of Business

Accelerated Degree Programs

  • BA Healthcare Management
  • BS Human Resource Management
  • BA Organizational Management
  • BA Sports Management

Business Programs 

  • BA  Accounting
  • BA Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • BA Management
  • BA Marketing
  • BA Sports Management & Business
  • BS Accounting
  • BS Business Intelligence & Analytics
  • BS Management
  • BS Marketing
  • BS Sports Management & Business

Undergraduate Programs – College of Education

  • BA Director of Christian Education (DCE)
  • BA Director of Christian Education Certification with Elementary Education Licensure
  • BME Music Education grades PK-12
  • BS Early Childhood Education
  • BS Elementary Education
  • BS Physical Education grades PK-12
  • BS Secondary Education – English/Language Arts
  • BS Secondary Education – Mathematics
  • BS Secondary Education – Physical Education
  • BS Secondary Education – Science: Biology
  • BS Secondary Education – Social Science: History
  • BS Spanish Education grades PK-12
  • BS Special Education ages PK-12

Church Professional Programs

  • Deaconess
  • Director of Christian Education
  • Director of Parish Music
  • Lutheran Teacher Education
  • Pre-Seminary

Undergraduate Credit-Based Certificate Programs

  • Coaching
  • Gerontology
  • Piano Pedagogy
  • Writing (Certificate)
  • Criminal Justice: Certificate in Policing (Certificate)
  • Deaconess Certificate, Undergrad Level (after completion of BA –Theology)
  • Piano Pedagogy (Certificate)
  • Spoken Word Pedagogy (Certificate)