Graduate Studies

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Graduate degrees

Business

Business

A graduate degree in business is preparation for moving ahead. Adventist Christian principles give our graduate business and management degrees their unique advantage. We’ve built flexibility into the program with online and on-campus classes, plus part-time and full-time options.

Computing

Computing

A master’s degree in computer science qualifies you for new career areas and gives you a competitive edge in the job market. At Southern, you’ll learn software architecture, engineering, and development as well as network security, cloud computing, embedded systems, and algorithms.

Counseling

Counseling

Our program is Christian based, so you’re prepared for any setting. You’ll receive extensive support, evaluation, and experience, so you graduate with skills and confidence. Diverse faculty and students and small class sizes provide for an abundance of rich interpersonal growth and interaction.

Master of Science in Counseling

Education

Education

Designed for convenience! Everything you need for your graduate degree in education is offered in summer intensives. We’re up to date with current trends in learning, so you have the best tools for your students and are equipped for administration.

Master of Science in Education
MSEd Outdoor Education

Global Community Development

Global Community Development

With Global Community Development, you can dramatically improve lives in villages around the world. You’ll work alongside indigenous people to implement sustainable community-building projects. You’ll be trained to work with non-governmental organizations. And you'll be equipped to answer the call to mission service.

Master of Science in Global Community Development

Nursing

Nursing

Southern’s nursing graduates have an excellent reputation, with 100-percent job placement in their chosen fields. You’re setting yourself up to be professionally respected and highly sought after. Graduate nursing classes meet on Tuesdays so that you can combine work, home, and school.

Doctor of Nursing Practice
Master of Science in Nursing
Dual Degree—MSN and MBA
RN to Master of Science in Nursing
Post-Master’s Certificate

Religion

Religion

Short summer intensives make it practical for working pastors to earn a graduate degree. You’ll strengthen your ability to serve a diverse church and society. Enhance your practical skills for pastoring with a professional degree. Or prepare for a PhD program on the academic track.

Master of Ministry
Master of Arts

Social Work

Social Work

With an MSW from Southern, the answer is Yes, you can do that! You’ll be prepared for clinical practice, administration, and research. The program is convenient, manageable, and practical—with classes every other Sunday. And you can choose full- or part-time enrollment options.

Master of Social Work

Let's talk about you

Laurie Gauthier

Welcome! My number-one goal is to help you reach yours, so give me a call, send me an email, or just stop by my office in Wright Hall. Whether you’d like to explore program options, schedule a campus visit, or just need to ask about application deadlines, no question is too big or too small. Let’s work together to help you accomplish your dreams!

Laurie Gauthier

Director of Graduate Marketing and
Enrollment Management 
lgauthier@southern.edu
423.236.2585

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