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Summer missions trips help TMC students gain fresh perspective

This summer, students from The Master's College dispersed to four continents as part of the school’s Global Outreach program...

Gen-Ed to get a new look

After months of review, the TMC faculty votes to implement new General Education requirements beginning in the fall of 2015 ...

IT students put their skills to work for prison ministry

Class project designing a database gives students a real-world problem to solve and helps build a ministry at the same time...

College earns top-10 ranking in recent study

TMC makes the list of Best Christian Colleges in California...

Sugarman returns to Mustangs ... as men's basketball coach

Ken Sugarman, who enjoyed tremendous success as TMC's head women's basketball coach from 1995 - 2008, has been named head men's basketball coach...

College View Weekend results in record attendance

Turnout reaches 170 high school juniors and seniors who came to experience what TMC has to offer...

College announces President's Scholarship recipients

Ten high school seniors have been awarded the school's highest scholarship...

Women's basketball conference tournament title game to be televised live on Fox Sports

Tuesday's GSAC Conference championship against Hope International will air on Fox Sports Prime Ticket, beginning at 5 p.m....

Alex Lynch of Kansas claims first prize in TMC's essay contest

Lynch, who has been accepted to attend The Master's College in the fall, won a $4,000 scholarship for his essay on the subject, "Tolerance, Perspective, and Worldview"...

Essay contest winner earns trip to Gettysburg sesquicentennial

TMC history major Orrin Gibson's prize-winning essay on Lincoln nets him a $1,500 scholarship and a rare opportunity to mix with the world's preeminent historians in Pennsylvania...

MacArthur Center dedication highlights school's mission

Dr. John MacArthur marks the occasion by sharing from God's Word the keys to an enduring ministry...

Mustang Stampede about to rumble across campus

Annual event brings prospective students together with current students and alumni for barbecue, rally and a $2,014 scholarship giveaway to mark Saturday's baseball, basketball games versus Biola...

Results place Mustangs as NAIA's seventh best

The final fall Director's Cup standing position TMC athletics in the top 10 out of 269 NAIA member institutions...

Theatre Arts Department finding ways to serve entire TMC community

Its latest production, "Cheaper by the Dozen," plays to delighted audiences of students, alumni, faculty and staff...

Mustang cross country and track set to host annual holiday 5k run

The fourth annual community run and pancake breakfast is scheduled for Dec. 28....

Music Department unveils 30th annual Christmas concert

Come Christmas Sing invites community members to celebrate the birth of Christ...

TMC sophomore publishes her first book

Hannah Lokos persevered through 16 rejections before seeing her novel accepted this year...

The Master's Piece student publication - fall issue

Read articles written by students about the latest happenings on campus...

Head of the class

TMC cross-country star Hannah Kellerman prefers to lead...

Campus launches into annual outreach week

TMC students across all majors are teaming up to serve the community this week...

A city of paradoxes

TMC senior Claire Sloan, who is spending the fall semester as an intern in Washington, D.C., is learning all about a city that wears two faces...

Expanding horizons

Through an array of online courses, The Master's College is reaching students across the spectrum of Christian higher education ...

Back to the future

Nicholas Worrell, who graduated from TMC in 1995, returns to campus to tell current students the lessons he's learned about college and how it is preparing them for the future...

TMC makes another list of nationally ranked colleges and universities

Forbes Magazine recognizes The Master’s College on its latest rankings of the nation’s top institutes of higher education...

Volleyball team enters 2013 ranked No. 9 in the nation

On the heels of their historic 2012 season, the Lady Mustangs crack the NAIA's preseason top 10 for the first time...

TMC students, instructor, sifting through history at archaeological site near Jerusalem

TMC graduate and IBEX instructor Chris McKinny is an area supervisor at a dig site that may have been the biblical city of Libnah, where David slew Goliath....

What summer break?

Summer Intensive Program hosts TMC graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world...

Graduate students helping translate books

For international graduate students, ministry opportunities don't wait for graduation...

A bit of IBEX comes to Santa Clarita

IBEX professor Todd Bolen is going to teach at TMC's campus in Southern California next year...

Mustang baseball team readies for NAIA World Series

Fifth-seeded Mustangs begin quest for a national championship on Friday...

TMC alumnus named president of Sterling College

Scott Rich has been serving as the school's interim president since May 2012...

The Master's College professors rank No. 8 nationally in student ratings

Student-based survey rates TMC professors near the top of U.S. colleges. ...

Master's Chorale set to perform in Israel, Europe

Sixty student performers will be joined by 25 alumni and faculty/staff for a musical tour of Israel, Switzerland and France...

Gym renovation project underway along Placerita

TMC launches the next project in its growth plan ... a renovation to transform the look and usability of Bross Gymnasium...

The end of an English Department era

Longtime English Department chairman and professor Dr. John Hotchkiss will retire next month...

TMC's Gilbertson records world's fastest 10k time of the year

Senior John Gilbertson's 10k time at the Stanford Invitational wasn't just better than the field of top NCAA Division I runners. It was also the fastest in the world so far this year...

TMC prof climbs to Mt. Everest base camp for a good cause

Dr. Lisa LaGeorge trained for months to raise funds for families affected by disabilities....

Press Release: Nursing program update

New feasibility report taken into consideration...

The 2013 Creation Science Symposium - a special invitation from John MacArthur

Annual conference to include a debate about Creation with a panel of atheists....

President's Scholarship recipients to be named this weekend

Twenty-one hopefuls are on campus for tours and interviews -- 10 of them will receive the school's largest academic scholarship...

TMC to give away $2,000 in scholarships during Feb. 9 basketball game

College admissions department will give away an array of prizes - including a big scholarship - to prospective and current students during its first-annual Mustang Stampede rally...

Press Release: Fox College Sports to televise GSAC title games

Southern California's Fox College Sports will air both the men's and women's championship basketball games live on March 5. The men's contest will also air on Prime Ticket...

College faculty, alumni to publish new book on biblical counseling

The new title, Men Counseling Men, is slated for a March debut...

From Dec. 11 Washington Times: John MacArthur on Christmas

TMC president writes on the true meaning of Christmas...

TMC Music Department to cap semester with a pair of Christmas concerts at COC

After 28 years in Placerita Canyon, TMC's annual Christmas concert will be performed off site -- at the College of the Canyons Performing Arts Center at 4 p.m and 8 p.m....

TMC's John Gilbertson captures NAIA National Championship

Mustang cross country standout caps his undefeated senior season with a victory at the National Championship in Vancouver, Wash....

Faculty talks politics, makes predictions in forum on presidential election

TMC's History & Political Sciences professors shared their insight into the upcoming election -- and the critical issues at hand -- in an evening community forum....

A Dramatic Gift

TMC's theater arts program has something special to offer… and not just to the audience...

Congressman Buck McKeon engages TMC students in hour-long question-and-answer forum

Longtime United States Representative talks politics, economics and foreign policy with students at The Master's College...

Healthcare professionals spend an evening on campus

The Master's College launches its Nursing Program Support Association...

History professor Frazer discusses book in interview with Al Mohler

TMC professor Dr. Gregg Frazer answers questions about his new book on the religious beliefs of our country's founding fathers...

Volleyball team makes debut in national poll

The Lady Mustangs volleyball team cracks the Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches' Top 25 poll for the first time....

The Life of a Resident Director

TMC resident director Jake Ebner gives insight into how he came to his role and its impact on him, his family and the men of his dorm...

Enrollment Spikes Within Degree Completion Program

Adults looking to complete their bachelor's degree are coming to The Master's College at an increasing rate. Program director Wayne Dell believes he knows why....

An Alumnus Looks Back

Derek Tong, a 1993 graduate, reflects on his time at The Master's College, and shares how it has helped equip him for life....

Summer Graduate Programs Off and Running

TMC's Summer Intensive Program offers students the opportunity to pursue one of three Master of Arts degrees...

Happy Independence Day: America's Founders...Christians or Deists?

Dr. Gregg Frazer, a history and political science professor at The Master’s College, has just published his book, The Religious Beliefs of America’s Founders: Reason, Revelation, Revolution through the prestigious University Press of Kansas....

TMC Graduates its First ROTC Student

“Here I raise my Ebenezer.” With those words, 2012 TMC graduate and now Second Lieutenant Blaise Selby—the school’s first-ever ROTC program graduate—addressed the crowd of friends and family...

Mustang Athletic Honor Roll

TMC's Athletic Department is proud to announce the 2011-2012 Mustang Athletic Honor Roll...

Student News Publication - April

Get an inside look at the life, culture and community of The Master’s College from our students' perspective through a special publication of The Master’s College Communications Department...

Use Your Tax Return To Make An Estate Gift

Expecting a tax refund this year? Consider committing part of it to invest in a will or trust, or update your existing estate plan....

Dinner Theatre for Alumni and Friends

On Thursday, March 29th, you and a guest are invited to attend an evening of Dinner Theatre, exclusively for alumni and friends of The Master’s College, featuring TMC’s Theatre Arts Production of, The Curious Savage...

Get the Student View

Get an inside look at the life, culture and community of The Master’s College from our students' perspective through a special publication of The Master’s College Communications Department. ...

What One Word?

What's your answer to the question 'what one word best describes The Master's College?'...

Student Center & Gym Slated for Major Improvements

The Master’s College Board of Directors has announced a pair of major campus improvement projects and construction is set to begin next month on the first project, an expansion of the John R. Dunkin Student Center and Canyon Café facilities....

Students Say Thanks!

Thousands of people give generously to support The Master's College. See a student-produced video that simply says "thank you."...

Hoops Teams Are Playing Up

Battling nationally ranked teams, The Master's College's basketball teams are playing strong - beating Biola and fighting hard in an exciting 2-point loss to Cal Poly Pomona. The women had a decisive win over CSU San Marcos....

All-American Honors for Cross Country

Following strong performances at the national championships this past Saturday, three members of The Master’s College cross country teams have been named NAIA All-Americans....

Legacy Center Completed

The Master's College's Welcome Center and Legacy Room have been completed. Learn more about what this means for the college. ...

Legacy Multimedia

Not able to attend the events surrounding the opening of The Master's College's new Legacy Room? Here's a special multimedia presentation that captures the excitement....

The Master's College garners U.S. News & World Report #2 ranking

The Master's College garners #2 ranking in latest U.S. News & World Report's review of regional colleges in the Western U.S....

Record Enrollment at The Master's College

Enrollment at The Master’s College, which jumped nearly 15 percent in two years, has reached a record high. ...

Nearly $5 Million Donated to The Master's College This Year

The Master’s College, a Christian liberal arts college in Santa Clarita, California, has recorded one of its best fundraising years in its history, recording over $4.8 million in gifts....

Master's Students Shine at National Conference in D.C.

A pair of Master’s College students were honored at the American Enterprise Institute’s Purpose and Prosperity Conference last month in Washington, D.C....

TMC Honored With NCCAA Sports Ministries Award

The Master's College Athletics Program honored for ministry and service efforts. ...

Your New Alumni House

The Master's College is creating a new alumni house and a home for our advancement offices on campus. We're scrubbing and painting, moving and hauling, as we move several offices that were once scattered across the campus into a new home....

Grads See Real Hope In The Future

Ten seconds. That’s about how long it will take for members of the 2011 graduating class from The Master’s College to walk across the stage and receive their diplomas from college President, Dr. John MacArthur....

The Year In Video

Celebrate the year at The Master's College in a collection of videos that capture campus life during the 2010-11 academic year!...

The Master's College News

Read the latest news at The Master's College, written and produced by our students. ...

400!

With a 6-5 win over Concordia in the nightcap of a doubleheader on March 19, The Master’s College baseball coach Monte Brooks earned his 400th career win. All of those wins have come during his 15-year tenure at the helm of the Mustangs. ...

Mustang Men in the Top Ten

The first Golf World/NIKE Golf Coaches poll has been released and the Mustang Men find themselves among the country's best. TMC has been ranked #10 in the country at the start of Spring play. ...

Dr. Paul Plew Invited to Conduct in New York City's Lincoln Center

Distinguished Concerts International in New York City announced today that Dr. Paul Plew and The Master's College Chorale & Alumni have been invited to participate in a matinee performance of John Rutter's "Requiem" on Sunday, May 29, 2011, in Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall....

TMC Rated Second in America's Best Colleges

This year TMC tied for second place among the thirty-six Western Region colleges in the "Regional College" Category....

Long road to new athletic logo worth every step

New-look Mustang presents a fresh, more distinct appearance ...

Student combines hobby, technology to create a market

TMC's Cari Logston, partnering with a company in Pennsylvania, has created artwork for a phone case that is garnering interest across social media ...

Spurgeon Fest gives students a platform to preach

The annual event allows Bible majors to deliver chapel messages to the student body...

TMC bark beetle study funded for year two

The science department's study of the bark beetle, after a year of data gathering, takes aim at finding answers to crucial questions...

Music Department honors Dr. Plew for 35 years of leadership

The event is highlighted by a special piece composed for Dr. Plew by celebrated composer Dan Forrest...

Arnone recital raises support for Chorale tour

Senior Taylor Arnone blends his music major, his communication minor and his senior recital into a successful benefit concert...

Women's basketball to face Bethel in national tournament

Lady Mustangs receive an at-large bid to the NAIA National Championships, which begin on March 19 in Frankfort, Ky....

Dr. Al Mohler speaks at TMC chapel

Southern Seminary President addresses students from the Book of Ecclesiastes...

TMC's Fuller experiences study abroad in Israel and Germany

Lydia Fuller, who has participated in the IBEX and AMBEX programs through The Master's College, is one of the few who can offer perspective on both opportunities...

College initiatives help commuter students plug in

TMC's Student Life Department is coming up with new ways to help students who live off campus stay connected...

Global outreach is a year-long endeavor

Students planning to spend weeks overseas in the summer begin the journey as early as the fall semester...

Truth and Life Conference jump starts TMC's 2014

Students, faculty and alumni launch the spring semester with a conference on sanctification featuring keynote speakers Dr. David Platt, Dr. Art Azurdia and TMC President Dr. John MacArthur...

Picture perfect

College photo contest produces an array of excellence and captures history in the making...

Ready to Record

The TMC Music Department's recording studio, now completed, will create career and ministry opportunities for students...

Press Release: TMC announces Dr. Lee Duncan as new Executive Vice-President

Dr. Duncan, who has served as the Associate Executive Director of WASC for three-and-a-half years, is scheduled to start at Master’s on Jan. 1...

Perfect play propels Mustangs into national quarterfinals

TMC women's volleyball rides a 3-0 performance in pool play into the elite eight at the NAIA Volleyball National tournament...

TMC communications major wins Denny's video contest

Abigail Beck's short film captures "The Search for Middle Earth's Greatest Fan" contest....

Women's soccer takes TMC mission to Haiti

The Lady Mustangs' summer trip to Haiti lets players export a piece of the college...

TMC student spearheads “Pink Coffee”

Alice Nyquist's cancer awareness event draws many to local coffee house...

All according to plan

Dr. Daniel Wong, a longtime biblical studies professor at TMC, sees the trials of his past--and the opportunities in his future--as gifts from the Lord...

TMC runners shine against Division I at Mustang Challenge

The Master's College men's and women's cross country teams placed well against a field that included UCLA, UC Irvine, Loyola Maymount and Cal-State Fullerton...

The Master's College ranked No. 4 among "Western Regional Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report

For the 15th year in a row, TMC appears in the First Tier ranking in the annual U.S. News report of America's Best Colleges...

Men's and women's cross country teams nab pre-season spotlight

TMC's men's and women's cross country teams start the season ranked in the top ten in the NAIA's national poll...

Annual retreat prepares students to lead students

Leaders of TMC's Student Life Department take approximately 150 students on a four-day retreat to prepare them to serve as campus leaders in 2013-2014...

TMC graduate selected to attend Nobel laureate conference

Aimee Bryan, who earned a B.S. in biological sciences from The Master's College in 2006, was one of 625 students selected from a pool of more than 20,000 applicants to attend the prestigious event...

College awarded grant to study beetle infestation

The research grant awarded to the TMC Department of Biological and Physical Sciences allows for a creationist perspective (and possible solution) to an outbreak that's attacking the nation's forests...

Horner's Bible-reading system goes global

TMC literature professor's Bible-reading system has changed hundreds of thousands of lives ... starting with his own...

Feature: John Gilbertson, TMC's double national champion

The Mustang track and cross country All American has reached the pinnacle in both sports, but he runs for much more than titles...

Gilbertson captures NAIA national championship

The senior caps his historic season by becoming a national champion in track and field. He and three other Mustangs earn All-American honors...

Graduation caps TMC journey, starts another

The Master's College graduated close to 300 students this spring...

Follow TMC Chorale across Israel, Europe

The Master's Chorale is posting pictures from its current tour, along with regular updates on Facebook...

Mustangs capture GSAC tournament, prepare for NAIA opening round

The Mustangs earn the No. 7 ranking in the NAIA's final national baseball poll; NAIA regionals come next...

Boyd's new book takes a fresh look at the Flood

TMC professor Dr. Steven Boyd is publishing the first of three books that will re-examine ... and challenge ... established thinking about the chronology of the Genesis Flood...

Dr. Frazer, Dr. Hall debate motives of America's Founding Fathers

Two of higher education's eminent political scholars peel back centuries of history in search of what the writers intended when they framed America's foundational documents...

TMC selected to host NAIA national baseball tournament's opening round

For the first time in school history, the college will serve as one of nine regional sites for the 45-team national tournament...

Taking a closer look at the IBEX draw

For almost two decades, the college's flagship semester abroad program has drawn students to Israel. TMC student and former IBEX traveler Rachel Phillips set out to discover why....

Dr. Granados' road to new position began 20 years ago

The college's new Vice-President of Academic Affairs was uniquely and divinely prepared for the job...

Question and Answer: TMC professor Dr. Abner Chou

Dr. Chou, a TMC graduate, answers a student's questions about his passion for teaching young people to love God's Word ...

A grand opening

Celebration marks the completion of TMC’s student center remodel...

The Master's Seminary opens the vault

Through the seminary's new Theological Resource Center, online visitors can watch lectures at no cost. ...

Internationally acclaimed pianist to teach, perform on campus this month

Guest faculty member Sam Rotman, who has performed more than 2,400 concerts, will visit TMC Jan. 29-30...

Truth & Life Conference aims at pointing believers back to the Bible

This year's conference features keynote speakers Dr. Mark Dever, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson and TMC President Dr. John MacArthur...

Newtown pastor, a TMC graduate, ministers to a community in mourning

TMC graduate Joey Newton, co-pastor of Newtown Bible Church, is uniquely positioned to minster in the wake of terrible tragedy...

Come Christmas Sing dazzles at Performing Arts Center

TMC’s Christmas concert brings performers and audiences together to celebrate something much more than music...

From Nov. 22 Washington Times: John MacArthur on Thanksgiving

TMC president on the atheist's Thanksgiving dilemma: "Whom to thank when there's no recipient" ...

Pulpit Magazine to provide platform for college faculty, president

TMC’s president, Dr. John MacArthur, and political science professor Mathias Kern will be regular contributors to Grace Community Church's new digital magazine...

Attack Lines

Under head coach Bobby Blanken, the TMC volleyball team has risen to national prominence...

Outreach Week: TMC athletes step into the community

Mustangs find unique ways to demonstrate Christlike service in the Santa Clarita Valley...

College library resources find new home inside Texas prison

The Master's College library is helping an inmate in Texas build a prison library of Christian books...

College ranks in “First Tier” in latest U.S. News and World Report rankings

U.S. News and World Report has ranked The Master's College No. 4 among all regional colleges in the West...

Teaching the truth at all costs

For TMC science professor Dr. Ross Anderson, teaching creation was costly, but rewarding....

Award-Winning Composer, Pianist Dan Forrest to Visit TMC this Fall

Students will be able to meet with the renowned choral composer for several days in September...

Mustang Golfers Earn All-Academic Honors

Team's excellence in the classroom is honored...

Gilbertson Races to Top Finish Amid Record-Setting Field

Mustang senior to be John Gilbertson tops a field of almost 700 runners....

Helping Students Land a Career

TMC student Allie Hill conducts a Q&A with TMC's director of career services to uncover the keys to finding that first job....

TMC senior Sheaffer featured in hometown paper

Sheaffer shares his thoughts on growing up the son of a major leaguer, life as a Mustang and where the Lord is leading him...

Gillies Makes Pro Debut

Former TMC pitcher Charlie Gillies makes his professional debut...

Summer 2012 Sport Camps

Looking to keep your kids active and fit this summer? Check out the variety of summer sport camps TMC's Athletic Department has to offer...

Plans to Add a Nursing Major Program

A chairperson, Dr. Constance Milton, has been hired to lead our newly formed Nursing department, and work is in progress to develop the facilities and curriculum necessary to be able to begin offering pre-nursing coursework beginning in Fall 2013 and the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program beginning in Fall 2014...

2012-13 Turkey & Greece Study Trip

December 27, 2012 - January 12, 2013. This will be the fifth time that this tour has been offered by TMC...

National Recognition of TMC's Science and Math Programs

The Master’s College Science and Math programs received national recognition this week as students and programs were inducted into the Sigma Zeta Honor Society...

A Clear And Certain Sound...

New effort to provide a Bachelor of Arts degree program in Music and Audio Technology at The Master's College....

Show Your Support in the President's Circle

What's the BEST way to get involved as a supporter of The Master's College? Well, many of our best friends and donors have found that joining the President's Circle gives them a great chance to be involved in events and activities on campus and get to know our President John MacArthur....

The Master's Big Band Featured at Disneyland

The Master's College Big Band Helps Close a Disneyland landmark....

Take Me Out to the Arizona Ballgame

Arizona alumni...join us at The Peoria Sports Complex to watch the San Diego Padres play the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, March 24....

TMC 2011 Year In Review

Here's a quick look back at the major events and accomplishments of 2011 by our students, faculty and friends....

Truth & Life Conference

Could it be that we have focused so much on us, that we have missed the greater portrait of what God has been accomplishing throughout history? Truth & Life begins Jan. 18....

Top Ten Moments for Mustang Athletics in 2011

Top 10 Mustang Moments of 2011 Remembering...Celebrating...and Honoring is a vital component of any community......

The Season of Joy

Click for a special Christmas greeting and links to inspiring stories about student Bora Chheang, our audio technology studio, and more......

The Art of the Master

The steady crowd of Santa Clarita Valley residents who stepped into the storefront used by The Master’s College during the recent Farmer’s Market in downtown Newhall experienced a unique view of the world....

We're an app!

The Master's College new mobile app goes online in iTunes....

Annual Fund Reconnects Alumni

Reconnecting alumni to the campus...more than 1500 at a time....

True Global Impact

The Master's College global outreach teams have started returning to Southern California after five weeks to two months serving churches and various ministries in Taiwan, Ireland, The Philippines and Malawi....

Christianity, Values, & American Public Policy

More than 150 participants gathered on November 11 for a forum sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. and The Master's College to discuss the relationship of Christian values and the future of American public policy....

Make a Planned Gift

A planned gift is a great way to provide the margin of excellence to continue and expand the work on campus for the Kingdom of God. ...

Commencement Photo Gallery

Special photo gallery from the May 13 Graduation Ceremonies. ...

You Can Shape The Future Of The Master's College

These days financial planning takes on new urgency considering all of the changes in tax rules and financial markets. Good news! The development team at The Master's College has just completed a new set of excellent online resources that offer practical help as you set your plans for the future....

Honor Band Joined by Musicians from The Master's College

The College Band Directors National Association is honoring two Master's College music majors by inviting them to play in the Inter-Collegiate Honor Band March 24 in Seattle....

Biblical Equipping Collection Offered at a Discounted Rate

The Biblical Equipping Collection is a library of college level courses developed by our full-time Bible faculty. These courses provide an educational resource for pastors, missionaries, and local churches to use in equipping their congregations with sound biblical doctrine. ...

Master's College Freshman Earns State & National Awards

A freshman at The Master's College has received three prestigious awards for his continued service in the public policy arena. ...

LA Lakers Champion & Alumnus of The Master's College Honored

The #33 jersey worn by Mustang basketball great and former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard and 2001 national championship player Mike Penberthy (’97) was retired at halftime at the Feb. 22 TMC-Azusa Pacific men’s basketball game....

2011 Turkey & Greece Study Trip

This will be the fourth time that this tour has been offered by TMC....