We really saw the need for leadership
positions within ministries and non-profits to help
them further their message and what they were doing.
I think the great thing about this Masters of Fine Arts program
is that you're able to build on any kind of incoming skill.
What we're mostly interested in is somebody who is creative,
who is a problem solver, who has a desire and a passion to create change.
So we're interested in students that are going to come in
not necessarily with already having had a Bachelor's degree
in Graphic Design, but students that have a background in
Anthropology, background in Law, background in Sociology.
The building blocks for it are very wide and varied.
Businesses and organizations are looking for more creative thinkers.
Students are really going to have that advantage.
They're going to be able to jump into leadership roles
within non-profits or corporations and help those organizations
stay on the cutting edge.
JBU's worked in ministry, in service relations since 1919.
And I think that as a University that can draw upon all of
that history, it's a great place to do this type of degree.