SCU Expands to Tulsa

REVERED EDUCATORS: Rev. Kenneth W. Hagin, left, president of Rhema Bible Training Center, with Ed Huckeby, Ph.D., president of Southwestern Christian University.

Southwestern Christian Univ-ersity of Bethany, Okla. has recently announced its planned entry into the Tulsa educational market for the fall of 2010. Accredited by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, continues to transition from its historical role as a bible college to that of a Christian liberal arts university.

Although a primary mission of the institution continues to be that of educating students in a Christian environment, its curriculum is expanding to include an array of business, education, social sciences and arts offerings.

Through a cooperative agreement with Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, will be offering four undergraduate degree completion options and two graduate degree concentrations at the campus. Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administra-tion, Business Leadership, Human and Family Services and Biblical Leadership will be offered in a one-night-per-week format. The Master of Ministry degree with emphasis in either Life Coaching or Leadership will also be available. Depending on previous educational and life experience, students may be able to complete degrees in as few as 16 to 18 months.

Dr. Ed Huckeby, former chief administrator at Northeastern State University-Broken Arrow, became President of in January. According to Huckeby, familiarity with the academic needs in the Tulsa area sparked an interest in providing Christian higher education opportunities to Rhema graduates, as well as other individuals in the Tulsa metropolitan area who have an interest in faith-based higher education.

is a Christian liberal arts institution currently offering an Associate of Arts degree, 18 Bachelors degree options, and a Master of Ministry degree with five areas of concentration.

For more information, visit, or call (888) 418-9272.

Updated 05-17-2010

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