The state of Florida offers several 4-year, Christian institutions that have various bachelor's degree programs in the field of business. These colleges are also unique in their size, location, tuition rates and other factors. Here we discuss a handful of these schools more in depth to help students make an informed decision.
There are a few interdenominational schools in Florida that offer business majors, as well as several colleges from other denominations. Compare some of these schools in the table below, including their tuition rates.
|School Name||Institution Type||Denomination||Location||Tuition (2017-2018)*|
|Palm Beach Atlantic University||4-year, private not-for-profit||Interdenominational||West Palm Beach, FL||$29,950|
|Trinity College of Florida||4-year, private not-for-profit||Interdenominational||Trinity, FL||$16,340|
|Johnson University Florida||4-year, private not-for-profit||Christian Churches and Churches of Christ||Kissimmee, FL||$14,920|
|The Baptist College of Florida||4-year, private not-for-profit||Southern Baptist||Graceville, FL||$11,100|
|Warner University||4-year, private not-for-profit||Church of God||Lake Wales, FL||$21,216|
Source: *National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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Description of the Christian Colleges in Florida with Business Majors
Students interested in studying business in Florida may want to find out what specific degree programs a school offers and consider what additional resources are available. For those wishing to attend a Christian college, these additional resources may also include what spiritual growth opportunities are available. Find out about some of these characteristics for a few of the Christian schools in Florida.
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Palm Beach Atlantic University had close to 2,930 undergraduate students in 2016, per the NCES. The university's Rinker School of Business offers bachelor's degree programs in marketing, finance, accounting, business administration, management and international business. Students in the program benefit from smaller class sizes (average of 18 students, per the school's website), study abroad opportunities and the opportunity to gain global business skills. The school has chapel services four times a week to help students reach their chapel requirement, and students can also expand their faith through mission trips, Bible studies and Workship, the school's community service program.
Trinity College of Florida
Trinity College of Florida offers a bachelor's degree program in business organizational leadership or business organizational leadership with a sports leadership concentration. Students in the traditional business organizational leadership program study current leadership theories, how to conduct business ethically and how to effectively influence and lead others. For their spiritual lives, students can attend chapel services that are offered twice each week and/or participate in Prayer Group, the Great Commission Missionary Fellowship (mission trips) or a Christian Service Ministry, like Young Life or Child Evangelism Fellowship. In 2016, the NCES reported that this undergraduate school had a little over 200 students.
Johnson University Florida
Students at Johnson University Florida are required to participate in a minimum of 15 hours of Christian service each term, as well as participating in a Discipleship Group (D-Group) and attending chapel services each week. The university is an undergraduate institution that had 185 students in 2016, according to the NCES. Students interested in studying business can pursue a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in management, sport management or marketing, as well as unique programs in nonprofit administration or leadership studies. Students in the business program take a variety of business courses, like business law, marketing and business finance, and Bible and theology coursework in topics like the fundamentals of Christian faith.
The Baptist College of Florida
The Baptist College of Florida had 440 undergraduates in 2016, according to the NCES. The college has a business leadership major that requires an internship experience. Students can choose from a semester-long internship for 9 credits or a shorter, 3-credit internship and 6 additional credits of elective coursework. Spiritual life on campus is composed of chapel services that include a variety of chapel speakers and Baptist Campus Ministries (BCM), which hosts a range of spiritual events and activities. The college also posts chapel podcasts and videos on its websites for easy access.
Students at Warner University can pursue a bachelor's degree in business administration and choose from concentrations in finance, accounting, marketing, human resource management, management or international business. No matter their concentration, students in the program complete core coursework in business administration that includes topics in economics, managerial communication and business statistics, as well as a seminar in organizational strategy and policy. The university had close to 950 undergraduates in 2016, per the NCES. Students wishing to grow in their faith can attend chapel, prayer groups and Bible studies and/or participate in Spiritual Life Week and additional spiritual life growth opportunities offered by the Spiritual Life Committee of the Student Government Association.