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MA in Christian Education

Christian Education

The purpose of the Master of Arts in Christian Education program is to equip students for service in Christian education and related ministries, usually in a local church or church-related organization.

This program is designed to be completed within two academic years, beginning in the fall semester. The Master of Arts in Christian Education builds upon the requirements of the M.A. in Ministry Leadership giving students an opportunity to do focused study in a particular area of ministry. Admission to this program is limited to persons holding a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent who also meet all other admission requirements for the Seminary.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

This program includes 37 hours in the Master of Arts core, 12 hours in the Christian education core and 12 hours of electives in Christian education.

TOTAL HOURS

61 hours

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

2 years

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What are some courses I will take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • CED 6500 - Organizational Change and Conflict Resolution 
  • CED 6610 - Ministry of Teaching & Discipleship 
  • CED 6640 - Team Ministry Leadership 
  • CED 6800 - Spiritual Formation and Discipleship 
  • PMN 6720 - Administration and Education in the Local Church

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Teach in a Christian educational setting
  • Develop curriculum geared at teaching the Christian worldview
  • Become an educational pastor or minister of a local congregation
  • Develop methods to ensure biblical literacy within the local body


Who Will Teach Me?

KENNETH S. COLEY


Senior Professor of Christian Education

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CHARLES HARVEY


Professor of Christian Education

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J. GREGORY LAWSON


Professor of Christian Education

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JAMES P. POROWSKI


Professor of Child and Family Development

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