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.

Program at a glance

Total hours
61 hours
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.

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Additional Admission Requirements

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.

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

Learn from over 60 professors who know what it's like to be in ministry. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to think critically about the Bible so you can minister faithfully throughout the world.

Who will teach me?