Master of Science in Ecclesial Administration and Management (M.E.A.M.)

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10 online courses. Completed in as little as 11 months.

The M.E.A.M. is a very special degree designed for clergy.

Apply the best practices in secular business to your parish life in a way that will enable you to tackle everything from budgeting to strategic planning, managing human resources and fundraising.  

We help priests, deacons, and Church leaders become more effective administrators. Learn from our dedicated and experienced professors about:  

  • The transparent management of financial resources
  • The good organization of human resources
  • Effective communication strategies

The degree program features an online course as well as a one-week intensive study session in Washington, DC. Online course content will be delivered on a user-friendly platform, ensuring all students receive the highest quality instruction.


Courses to help you handle challenges at your parish 

MEAM 501: Governance Structures in the Church and Canon Law of Temporal Goods MEAM 502: Ethics and Social Teaching of the Church on Business MEAM 503: Personnel Management and Administration MEAM 504: Strategic and Operational Leadership MEAM 505: Transparency and the Spirit of Enterprise MEAM 506: Ecclesial Budgeting, Accounting and Asset Maintenance MEAM 507: Financial Reporting, Controlling and Asset Management MEAM 508: Stewardship: Parish Fundraising, Capital Campaigns and Project Management MEAM 509: Communication Strategies in the Digital Age, Information Technology and Outreach MEAM 510: Crisis Management and Accountability to the Faithful