Become a Bold Leader With a Servant's Heart.
Excel in the workplace as a manager or organizational leader. Stretch yourself to develop an entrepreneurial mindset, thinking deeply to discover creative solutions to new problems. Learn to communicate effectively and make strategic decisions with biblical wisdom. You will be prepared to serve others in the business world with the humility of Christ.
Pursue your vocational calling in business and communication.
Explore 13 Outstanding degree Programs
Choose Your Area of Study in Business and Communication
Business – Undergraduate
Develop the skills you need to become an excellent leader with a Kingdom impact in the business world. Learn through a biblical lens what it means to be a faithful steward and how you can serve those around you with a career in business.
Communication – Undergraduate
Cultivate your ability to communicate effectively in a world of cluttered messages. At Cedarville, you will be surrounded by peers and professors who will challenge you and push you towards Christ as you prepare for a profession in communication.
Business – Graduate
Open the door to new opportunities with a graduate business degree from Cedarville. Your courses will be relevant to the real world, equipping you to become a servant leader that engages with excellence the paramount business needs of our day.
Plaster School of Business Quick Facts
99.5% Job/Grad School Placement
30 Faculty Members
736 Undergraduate Students
13 Degree Programs
All new students are assigned a faculty advisor to help you make the most of your 1,000 days.
Studying Business and Communication From a Distinctly Biblical Worldview
At Cedarville, you will be challenged to make business and communication your ministry for Christ. In a field where selfishness and greed can so easily take root, Cedarville emphasizes stewardship of God's good gifts to us. Throughout your studies, you will be encouraged by caring faculty to lead humbly and to weigh every decision against the truth given to us in God's Word.
Your classmates will push you to be intentional about your faith, and your classes will challenge you to develop a biblical ethic for communicating and making decisions in the workplace. Learn to lead in an environment that truly embodies the call to reflect Christ in servant leadership.
“He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?”
Business – Undergraduate
Become a force for good in the workplace.
Cedarville's undergraduate business programs offer a world of opportunity for developing your professional skills and preparing yourself for the workplace. Whether you love crunching numbers or creatively communicating messaging for a brand, you will find yourself challenged to excel in your field. Study business through a biblical lens and immerse yourself in an environment focused on reaching the world for Christ.
“Temptations which accompany the working day will be conquered on the basis of the morning breakthrough to God. Decisions, demanded by work, become easier and simpler where they are made not in the fear of men, but only in the sight of God. He wants to give us today the power which we need for our work.”
Communication – Undergraduate
Learn to collaborate and lead with integrity.
A commitment to truth and excellence will define your experience in communication at Cedarville. As you relate through spoken, written, visual, nonverbal, and digital communication, you will be developed into a professional with the knowledge of what it takes to reach others effectively. Be bold in your pursuit of servant leadership, and choose an education that will prepare you to reflect Christ to the world.
“If you want a successful business, your people must feel that you are working for them—not that they are working for you.”
Business – Graduate
Further your Kingdom impact on the business world.
Take the next step toward professional excellence and mission-focused leadership. A graduate business degree from Cedarville will equip you to make decisions with competence and conviction and to become a faithful steward in your field.
- Business Certificate – Cybersecurity Management
- Business Certificate – Healthcare Administration
- Business Certificate – Operations Management
- MA in Innovation – Business Analytics and Visualization
- MA in Innovation – Business Innovation
- MBA – Accounting
- MBA – Business Analytics
- MBA – Cybersecurity Management
- MBA – Healthcare Administration
- MBA – Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- MBA – Operations Management
- MSN + MBA
- PharmD + MBA
"The material creation was made by God to be developed, cultivated, and cared for in an endless number of ways through human labor. But even the simplest of these ways is important. Without them all, human life cannot flourish."
The following programs within the Robert W. Plaster School of Business are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP):
Undergraduate Business Programs
"It is by God's grace and provision that Hobby Lobby has endured. Therefore, we seek to honor God by operating the company in a manner consistent with biblical principles."
Go Deeper in Business and Communication
Integrated Business Core
Put your learning into action with real-world experience.
The IBC is a year-long practicum run completely by Cedarville business students and advised by business faculty. Students form a team, pursue an entrepreneurial venture of their choosing, and occupy unique roles in the operations of the business. In the 20+ years since the IBC was founded, these student businesses have made over $60,000 in profit, which has been donated to ministries of the teams' choosing. Learn more about this exceptional opportunity for putting your skills into practice.
Co-Curricular Communication Opportunities
Take advantage of the potential to stretch your skills.
- Cedarville's forensic team travels around the country to university campuses to engage in competitive speech and debate.
- Get involved with Resound Radio, Cedarville's radio network that is run by the communication program and focuses on reaching the student body.
- Cedars is a student-run newspaper publication, issued several times each academic year.
See your world from a new perspective.
Choosing to complete a portion of your credits in another country can be truly life-changing. Your skills will be strengthened in a fresh way as you are stretched to live and learn in a different culture. Studying business and communication at Cedarville affords you unique opportunities to experience a new country, taking lessons with you that will last a lifetime.
Dean – Plaster School of Business
Jeffrey Haymond, PhD
Dean, Robert W. Plaster School of Business; Professor of Economics
“At the Robert W. Plaster School of Business, we disciple students spiritually and professionally. We guide our business and communication students to be the people God has called them to be, with a view of their vocation as a mission field. Our world needs graduates of integrity with hearts of service, and our graduates are fully ready to answer this call when they leave Cedarville. God continues to do amazing things both in our school and with our students and alumni, and it is a joy to see His hand at work.”
— Jeffrey Haymond, PhD