2018-19 Graduate Academic Catalog

Introduction 1
A Word From Our President 2
History 2
About Cedarville 2
Profile 2
Mission and Objectives 2
Accreditation 2
Distinctives 3
Diversity Statement 3
Campus Setting 3
Facilities 4
Athletic and Recreation Center 4
Callan Athletic Center 4
Doden Field House 4
Fitness Center 4
University Medical Services 4
Centennial Library 4
Center for Biblical and Theological Studies 4
Dixon Ministry Center 4
Engineering and Science Center 4
Founders Hall 4
Gathany Media Center/Center for Teaching and Learning 5
Hartman Hall 5
Health Sciences Center 5
Milner Business Administration Building 5
Stevens Student Center 5
Tyler Digital Communication Center 5
Admissions 6
Admissions 7
Admission Criteria 7
Degree Program Admission 7
Nondegree and Certificate Program Admission 7
Readmission 7
Admission Decisions 7
Unconditional Admission 7
Conditional Admission 7
Denied Admission 7
Deadlines and Notifications 8
Reservation Deposit 8
International Applicants (non-U.S. citizens) 8
Transcript and Standardized Test Policy 8
Academic Information 9
Academic Information 10
Graduate and Professional Education 10
Classification of Students 10
Student Responsibility 10
Academic Integrity 10
Controlling Catalog 11
Seeking Shalom: Petitions and Student Complaints 11
Academic Advising 11
Registration Process 11
Course Load 11
Attendance 11
Undergraduates in Graduate Courses 11
Drop/Add Policy 12
Continuation As an Active Student 12
Withdrawal Policy 12
Grading System 13
Grade Points and Point Averages 13
Grade Appeal Process 13
Repeating Courses 13
Probation and Suspension Policies 14
Credit for Prior Learning 14
Transfer Credits 14
Institutional Test-Out 14
Non-traditional Learning 14
Transient Study 14
Graduation Requirements 15
Intent to Graduate 15
Graduation with Distinction 15
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 15
Financial Information 15
University Financial Operating Policy 15
Financial Registration Policy 15
Making Payment 15
Invoices and Statements Online 15
Payment Penalties 15
Interest Rates 15
Veterans Training Benefits and Dependents Educational Assistance 16
Withdrawal Refunds 16
Tuition Refund Schedule 16
Federal Refund 16
Federal Refund Policy for Financial Aid 16
Standards of Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) for Recipients of Financial Aid 17
Policy 17
Student Rights 17
Student Responsibilities 17
Student Services 18
Support Services 19
Career Services 19
Counseling Services 19
Food Services 19
Healthcare and Medical Services 19
Information Technology 19
Library 20
Recreation Center 20
Campus Safety 20
Parking Registration 20
Graduate ID Cards 20
Security and Safety 20
Ministry Opportunities 20
Church Participation 20
Chapel 20
Personal Bible Study 20
The Lord’s Day 21
Marriage and Family 21
Global Outreach — International 21
Student Life 21
Spiritual Emphasis 21
Community Covenant 21
Intercollegiate Athletics 21
Campus Recreation 21
School of Biblical and Theological Studies 22
Master of Divinity 23
Mission 23
Areas of Focus 23
Program Objectives 23
Program Delivery 23
Program Prerequisites 23
Language Proficiency 23
Course Requirements 23
Character Colloquium 24
Admission Standards 24
Admission Process and Timeframe 24
Tuition and Fees 24
Financial Aid and Scholarships 24
Academic Advising 25
Course Sequencing 25
Course Load 25
Repeating Courses 25
Transfer Credits 25
Ministry Internship 25
Graduation Requirements 25
Walking in Commencement 25
Center for Apologetics and Public Christianity 25
Center for Biblical Integration 25
Master of Ministry 26
Mission 26
Areas of Focus 26
Program Objectives 26
Program Delivery 26
Course Requirements 26
Character Colloquium 27
Admission Standards 27
Admission Process and Timeframe 27
Tuition and Fees 27
Financial Aid and Scholarships 27
Academic Advising 27
Course Sequencing 27
Course Load 27
Repeating Courses 27
Transfer Credits 27
Ministry Internship 27
Capstone Internship Requirements 28
Graduation Requirements 28
Walking in Commencement 28
Center for Apologetics and Public Christianity 28
Center for Biblical Integration 28
Faculty 28
School of Business Administration 29
Master of Business Administration 30
Purpose Statement 30
Values 30
Program Objectives 30
Program Delivery 30
Program Prerequisites 30
Course Requirements 30
Master of Business Administration from Accelerated Pathway 32
Prerequisites: 32
Accreditation 32
Admission Standards 32
Admission Process and Timeframe 32
Tuition and Fees 32
Financial Aid and Scholarships 32
Academic Advising 32
Course Sequencing 32
Course Load 33
Transfer Credits 33
Graduation Requirements 33
Walking in Commencement 33
Faculty 33
School of Education 34
Reading Endorsement 35
Program Objectives 35
Program Delivery 35
Program Prerequisites 35
Course Requirements 35
Accreditation 35
Licensure and Certification 35
Admission Standards 35
Admission Process and Timeframe 35
Financial Aid and Scholarships 35
Course Sequencing 36
Clinical Requirements 36
Transfer Credits 36
Tuition and Fees 36
Program Completion Requirements 36
Faculty 36
Emeritus 36
School of Nursing 37
Master of Science in Nursing 38
Purpose Statement 38
Areas of Focus 38
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) 38
Global Public Health Nursing (GPHN) 38
Nurse Educator (NE) 38
Program Objectives 38
Program Delivery 38
Accreditation 38
Course Requirements 38
Areas of Focus Course Requirements 39
Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Course Requirements 39
Global Public Health Nursing (GPHN) Course Requirements 39
Nurse Educator (NE) Course Requirements 39
Licensure and Certification 42
Admission Standards 42
Admissions Process and Timeframe 42
Tuition and Fees 42
Financial Aid and Scholarships 43
Academic Advising 43
Course Sequencing 43
Course Load 43
Clinical Requirements 43
Transfer Credits 43
Graduation Requirements 43
Walking in Commencement 43
Graduate Certificate in Global Public Health Nursing 44
Purpose Statement 44
Program Objectives 44
Program Delivery 44
Course Requirements 44
Accreditation 44
Admission Standards 44
Admission Process and Timeframe 44
Tuition and Fees 44
Financial Aid 44
Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education 45
Purpose Statement 45
Program Objectives 45
Program Delivery 45
Course Requirements 45
Accreditation 45
Admission Standards 45
Admission Process and Timeframe 45
Tuition and Fees 45
Financial Aid 45
Faculty 46
School of Pharmacy 47
Doctor of Pharmacy 48
Purpose Statement/Mission 48
Values 48
Program Objectives 48
Program Prerequisites 48
Professional Pharmacy Curriculum 49
Accreditation 50
Regional Accreditation 50
Admission Criteria 50
Admission Process 51
Tuition and Fees 51
P4 (Fourth Professional Year Tuition and Program Costs) 51
Financial Aid and Scholarships 51
Academic Advising 51
Graduation Requirements 51
Walking in Commencement 51
Pharm.D./M.B.A Dual Degree 52
Purpose Statement 52
Course Requirements 52
Program Prerequisites 52
Program Delivery 52
Admission Standards 52
Faculty 52
Graduate-Level Course Descriptions 54
A 55
Accounting (ACCT) 55
Analytics (ANLT) 55
B 55
Bible and Theology — Applied Theology (BTAT) 55
Bible and Theology — Biblical Languages (BTBL) 56
Bible and Theology — Biblical Studies (BTBS) 57
Blble and Theology — Christian Ministry (BTCM) 57
Bible and Theology — Biblical Studies (BTGS) 57
Bible and Theology — History and Theology (BTHT) 57
Bible and Theology — New Testament (BTNT) 58
Bible and Theology — Old Testament (BTOT) 58
Bible and Theology — Philosophy and Apologetics (BTPA) 59
Business Administration (BUS) 59
C 59
Cybersecurity (CYBS) 59
E 60
Economics (ECON) 60
Education Curriculum Studies (ECS) 60
Education Administration (EDA) 60
Education Reading Endorsement (EDR) 61
Education General (EDU) 62
F 63
Finance (FIN) 63
H 63
Healthcare (HLCA) 63
I 63
Innovation and Entrepreneurship (INNV) 63
Information Technology Management (ITM) 64
M 64
Management (MGMT) 64
Marketing (MRKT) 64
N 64
Nursing (NSG) 64
P 67
Pharmacy (PHAR) 67
Appendix 76
Board of Trustees 77
Officers 77
Term of Office Ending June 2019 77
Term of Office Ending June 2020 77
Term of Office Ending June 2021 77
Emeriti 77
Administration 77
Cabinet 77
Chancellor 77
Other Faculty 78
Library 78
Administrative Staff 78
Graduate Admissions and Student Success 78
Student Life and Christian Ministries 78
University Registrar 78
Correspondence 78
Doctrinal Statement 79

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