Graduate Degrees

Master of Arts in Church Leadership

Hyles-Anderson College Online is pleased to initially offer a Master of Arts in Church Leadership. This course is a graduate course designed to assist Christians in leadership in their service for the Lord. The course covers many topics dealing with the outward business of the church and the inward life of the leader. 32 credits

Course Information

BI 520 Prayer
Prayer, a two-credit course, is a practical look at what the Bible teaches concerning man’s need and methods for communicating with his Creator. The course is centered around the basic and advanced stages of prayer. The course also covers men of the Bible and what their prayers teach us as well as the most powerful prayer promises of the Bible.
Mr. Ken Schaap

MI 501 Biblical Missions
Biblical Missions, a two-credit course, is a master's level class specifically designed to uncover the discipline of missions from the pages of the New Testament, to rediscover the biblical paradigm for accomplishing the Great Commission, and to inspire duplication of that first century pattern in this so-called post modern era in an attempt to reach the entire world with the gospel.
Dr. Mark Bachman

CE 205 Applied Sunday School
Applied Sunday School, a two-credit course, is designed to provide the local church with a systematic methodology for accomplishing the Great Commission. This course will focus on how to effectively use the tool of the adult Sunday school class for outreach, evangelism, and discipleship. The course is laid out to challenge the local church to do its utmost not only to win the lost but also to teach the lost how to grow spiritually and how to become a vital part of the local church. The need today in our churches is exponential growth, not just adding to the church but multiplying in the church and then greatly multiplying the church.
Dr. Bob Marshall

BI 501 Biblical Theology I
Biblical Theology, a three-credit course, covers the following essential doctrines: Scriptures, Salvation, the Church, Heaven, God and Trinity, and Christ. This practical study by a variety of the experienced Bible faculty of Hyles-Anderson College will help you grow in your personal understanding of each of these key doctrines.
Various Instructors

BI 502 Biblical Theology II
Biblical Theology II, a three-credit course, covers the following essential doctrines: Holy Spirit, Last Things, Man, Satan, Sin, Hell, and Angels. This practical study by a variety of the experienced Bible faculty of Hyles-Anderson College will help you grow in your personal understanding of each of these key doctrines.
Various Instructors

BU 519 God’s Plan For Your Money
God’s Plan for Your Money, a two-credit course, covers a variety of financial topics. The course begins with money and human relationships. A brief, basic overview of investing, job security, and preparing and protecting your financial kingdom follows. Debt retirement and debt elimination are also addressed. The balance of the course deals with the tithe, offerings, and alms, specifically their place in Scripture and their applicability in our society today.
Mr. Stuart Mason

BI 507 Concentrated Evangelism
Concentrated Evangelism, a two-credit course, is designed to teach methods used of God in the salvation of sinners. It includes personal soul winning, street preaching, home Bible studies, jail and prison preaching, nursing home preaching, revival meetings, and many other types of soul winning.
Dr. Bob Marshall

Bible Elective
2 credits

LS 501 Teamwork in Leadership
1 credit
Mr. Stuart Mason

PS 501 Marriage Counseling
1 credit
Dr. Bob Marshall

ED 514


School Administration
School Administration, a two-credit course, is a study of curriculum, public relations, discipline, parental conferences, fundraising, and student activities. This course is designed to help one gain an understanding of how to operate more efficiently a Christian school. The experience and insight gained from twenty-five years of school administration by instructor Dr. Dave Douglass will prove invaluable.
Dr. Dave Douglass

CE 508


Principles & Methods of Church Building Programs
This two-credit course brings together the thoughts and experiences of five veteran pastors in regard to the principles and methods you should consider before beginning your next church building project. Dr.Bruce Goddard, Dr. Corey Bane, Dr. Mike Mutchler, Dr. Rick Finley, and Dr. Raymond Wicks provide insight into the ingredients necessary for a successful building program. The wisdom gained from their personal experiences will benefit any pastor seeking to grow his ministry.
Various Instructors

CE 507 Starting a Church
Starting a New Testament Church, a two-credit course, is an in-depth study into restarting an existing church as well as starting a church from scratch. The over twenty-five years’ experience of Pastor Mike Mutchler will be very evident as he presents countless practical ideas including choosing a location, conducting your first service, knocking doors, hiring staff, reviving a church, increasing attendance, planning a budget, and much more.
Dr. Mike Mutchler

BI 509 History of the Bible
History of the Bible, a two-credit course, is a look at the grace of God in allowing every generation to have a copy of God’s pure Words. The written Word of God is traced from its beginning at Mount Sinai to its incredible influence it has today. Translations, ancient texts, and the men who wrote them are discussed and detailed. This course also details the importance of the King James Bible and its continued necessity and success.
Mr. Ken Schaap

BI 515 Apologetics
Apologetics, a two-credit course, is designed to prepare the believer to defend the faith against objectives and to confirm the claims of Biblical Christianity. Emphasis is placed upon resources and materials Christians can use to answer and to expose the perceived flaws of other world views against Christianity.
Dr. Mark Bachman

BU 501 Marketing
2 credits
Mr. Eddie Wilson

Cost

$225 per credit hour

Master of Education

Hyles-Anderson College Online is pleased to offer a Master of Education degree. 32 credits

Course Information

ED 514 School Administration
School Administration, a two-credit course, is a study of curriculum, public relations, discipline, parental conferences, fundraising, and student activities. This course is designed to help one gain an understanding of how to operate more efficiently a Christian school. The experience and insight gained from twenty-five years of school administration by instructor Dr. Dave Douglass will prove invaluable.
Dr. Dave Douglass

PS 502 Educational Psychology
This two-credit course takes an in-depth look into the use of psychology in the classroom.  Case studies and situations are used to help the student obtain knowledge of the subject.
Miss Vicki Siebenhaar

History of the Bible
History of the Bible, a two-credit course, is a look at the grace of God in allowing every generation to have a copy of God’s pure Words. The written Word of God is traced from its beginning at Mount Sinai to its incredible influence it has today. Translations, ancient texts, and the men who wrote them are discussed and detailed. This course also details the importance of the King James Bible and its continued necessity and success.
Mr. Ken Schaap

ED 526 Principles and Methods of Education
This three-credit course will provide an introduction to the main principles of the teaching experience and the general methods that are used to effectively fulfill them in the Christian school experience.
Mrs. Belinda Gaona

ED 524 Church and School Law
This two-credit course covers the basic legal responsibilities of churches and Christian schools.
Mr. Neil Fruit

LS 502 Principles of Leadership
This advanced one-credit class endeavors to place within the student a second-nature type of reaction for the Christian leader.  Many specifics are addressed by Dr. Wendell Evans.  Dr. Evans has served on the Administration of Hyles-Anderson College since 1972.  His experience in the area of leadership is a valuable component in this class.
Dr. Wendell Evans

ED 509 Teaching Reading and Language Arts
This three-credit course is a study of several methods for the teaching of reading in the elementary school with heavy emphasis on the phonetic approach.  Practical teaching experiences are provided as well.  The teaching of spelling, handwriting, and English in the elementary school is also covered.
Miss Vicki Siebenhaar

PS 503 Essentials of Student Counseling
In this two-credit course, Scriptural principles and practices are presented for helping Christian school students who need physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual counsel and guidance.
Mrs. Belinda Gaona

ED 519 Philosophy of Education
This three-credit course is a study that places Christian education in its proper perspective with an emphasis upon its historical and philosophical developments.  The course also emphasizes the philosophy behind the methods and goals of Christian education.  With over 25 years of experience in Christian education, instructor Dr. Tom Vogel gives valuable insight to this subject.
Dr. Tom Vogel

BI 512 Life of Christ (Men)
This two-credit course gives an overview of the life of Jesus Christ as recorded in the four Gospels. It begins with an up close view of Christ in relation to the Bible and history in general. The student will then be given an in-depth overview of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. The bulk of the course is devoted to the seven main events in the life of Christ which culminate in a series of lessons harmonizing His last week on earth. Whether you are a beginner to Biblical studies or a seasoned student of the Scriptures, you are sure to benefit from this course.
Mr. Jerod Long

HO 501 Women of the Bible (Ladies)
This two-credit course covers the character traits as seen in women of the Bible.  Character traits such as faith, spiritual strength, encouragement, serving others, handling enemies, and much more are covered.
Mrs. Debi Young

BI 501 Biblical Theology I
Biblical Theology, a three-credit course, covers the following essential doctrines: Scriptures, Salvation, the Church, Heaven, God and Trinity, and Christ. This practical study by a variety of the experienced Bible faculty of Hyles-Anderson College will help you grow in your personal understanding of each of these key doctrines.
Various Instructors

BI 502 Biblical Theology II
Biblical Theology II, a three-credit course, covers the following essential doctrines: Holy Spirit, Last Things, Man, Satan, Sin, Hell, and Angels. This practical study by a variety of the experienced Bible faculty of Hyles-Anderson College will help you grow in your personal understanding of each of these key doctrines.
Various Instructors

ED 522 How to Rear Children
This two-credit course is taught by Mrs. Freida Cowling, author of the book Recipes for Rearing Children.   This course covers character training of the child as he develops into adolescence, including the physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, social, moral, and spiritual phases of life.
Mrs. Freida Cowling

ED 523 How to Rear Teenagers
This two-credit course covers the relationship between the parent and the teenager.  This course includes such topics as teaching your child to love the ministry, to respect authority, and how to interact with adults.  The course also covers the characteristics of teenagers, the influence of the home, and the importance of dealing with your child’s problems at school.
Dr. and Mrs. Ray Young

Bible Elective
2 Credits

Cost

$225 per credit hour