Learn in West Palm Beach

Earn your degree in a city full of palm trees.

West Palm Beach combines life in the big city with a laid-back beach lifestyle. Learn within walking distance of Palm Beach, where a growing job market includes opportunities in the tech industry, banking and Fortune 500 companies.

Enjoy wonderful weather all year long, surround yourself with palm trees and learn how earning your degree at Palm Beach Atlantic University has never been more fulfilling. From fishing and diving to museums and festivals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in one of South Florida’s biggest cities.

Explore West Palm Beach Programs:

Bachelor's Programs

BS in Psychology

Follow your calling to help others experience the life God intends for them. Our BS in Psychology prepares students for a career in mental health or provides the essential credentials for pursuing a master’s degree in counseling or leadership. Online or evening classes are offered in West Palm Beach or Orlando.

BS in Organizational Management

Apply your degree to a variety of work settings and gain a competitive edge with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management. Complete your degree online or in small night classes offered on our West Palm Beach or Orlando campuses.

BS in Business Administration

Excel in today’s global environment and conduct business in an ethical manner with a flexible, fast program built on a solid faith foundation. The BS in Business Administration is designed for students with post-high school work experience, providing a convenient pathway to an accredited business degree.

BA in Ministry

Answer God’s call and prepare to jump right into a broad variety of ministries upon graduation or to continue your faith journey in our Master of Divinity program. BA in Ministry students develop skills to improve the lives of others through church-based or secular work. Complete your degree online or with evening classes on our West Palm Beach or Orlando campuses.

Master's Programs

MS in Counselor Education

Prepare for a career in counseling with an MS in Counselor Education. Internships and high-quality evening classes prepare students for state licensure with choice of specialization in Marriage, Couple and Family Therapy; Mental Health Counseling; Addictions/Mental Health Counseling; and School Counseling. A non-specialized General Counseling Studies track is available for students not seeking licensure.

MSN, Health Systems Leadership

Prepare yourself for a role in healthcare leadership with an emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and practical experience. Courses are offered in a hybrid model, delivered online and with monthly, in-person classes on our West Palm Beach campus. Graduates of of PBA’s BSN or RN to BSN programs are eligible for seamless admission.

MS in Leadership

Do more for your career and prepare to take on a leadership position. Earn your accredited MS in Leadership in as little as two years, choosing from Corporate, Non-profit or Organizational Leadership tracks. Our accelerated program is offered online or in evening classes on our West Palm Beach or Orlando campuses.

MS in Global Development

Help create a better world and let your voice be heard with a degree in global development. Our accelerated program combines classroom studies with an international fieldwork placement and can be completed in two years. For a customized degree, students may choose a concentration in Applied Cultural Studies, Development Economics, or Finance Policy.


Gain the business skills you need to advance your career in a variety of settings from International business to fundraising for nonprofits. Earn your fast, affordable and accredited MBA in about two years with evening classes that help you balance home and work commitments.

Master of Accountancy

Fulfill the graduate credit hours required for the CPA exam and receive the education you need for excellent exam results and career preparation. Evening classes allow you to balance work and home commitments, and our accelerated program means you can earn your degree in 12 to 18 months.

Master of Divinity (w/MBA option)

Follow your calling and advance your vocational opportunities with the “gold standard” for ministry, a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Palm Beach Atlantic University. Our integrated curriculum builds on the foundation of undergraduate theological and ministry studies. Students gain hands-on experience through apprenticeship under a practicing minister. The M.Div./MBA joint degree combines theological education with the business acumen needed by church leadership.

MA in Christian Studies

Expand your faith knowledge and further your personal or vocational goals with an advanced seminary education. Learn alongside seminary students, and build on undergraduate theological preparation with a strong core curriculum in biblical, theological, and practical studies.

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Take your nursing skills to a higher level with a Doctor of Nursing Practice. Choose an Executive Leadership or Family Nurse Practitioner concentration, and earn your degree through hybrid courses delivered online and with monthly in-person classes at our West Palm Beach campus.

Doctor of Pharmacy (w/MBA Option)

Gain the knowledge you need to become a licensed pharmacist. Our accredited Doctor of Pharmacy or dual PharmD/MBA provides a solid foundation for ethical conduct in the healthcare industry. Medical mission trips give students a unique opportunity for sharing their faith while receiving invaluable on-the-job training. Classes are limited to just 75 students per year, the smallest program in the state, for enhanced learning and interaction with faculty.

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Why Choose Palm Beach Atlantic University

Quality Christian Education

Through curriculum, service and student organizations, PBA allows you to express your faith every day as you earn or complete your degree.

Affordability & Scholarships

Earn a high-quality private education at an affordable price – scholarships are available to make your PBA education even more attainable.

Convenient Location

Jump right into your coursework with daytime or evening classes at convenient campuses in West Palm Beach and Orlando, or pursue your online degree in the comfort of your own home.

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