Academics

Welcome to Olivet University, where future leaders and scholars are equipped to change the world for Jesus Christ.

Graduation Requirements

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in Bible knowledge with a passing score on the written comprehensive examination in the area of Bible knowledge or required coursework (THEO200 and THEO210) in Bible and theology.
  2. Pass a total of 60 quarter hours: 16 quarter hours of Journalism Core; 20 quarter hours of Journalism Skills; 20 quarter hours of Journalism Electives; 4 quarter hours of Capstone Project.
  3. Maintain a 3.00 (B grade point average) in all Olivet University work.
  4. Complete all degree requirements within the 5-year time limit..
  5. Receive a passing mark for all Christian Service and Chapel requirements.
  6. Satisfy all financial responsibilities to the university.

Students are subject to the Master of Arts in Journalism degree requirements of the Catalog of the year in which they entered.

Time Limits

The Master of Arts in Journalism degree is normally fulfilled in two (2) years of study. Except under extenuating circumstances, all requirements for the degree must be completed within four (4) years of the date of enrollment. Students who have not completed the requirements within the four-year period must petition for extension every term, up to a maximum of five (5) years from the date of enrollment, to remain in the program.