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MA in Christian Ministry

Christian Ministry

This degree is designed to equip students to serve on the staff of a local church or another ministry organization in non-senior pastoral roles. It is comprised of the vocational MA Core plus 12 hours of selectives. At least 12 hours of the degree MUST be completed as EQUIP courses taken in an approved EQUIP church or ministry organization. All remaining hours may be taken in the format of the student’s choosing, including online. 

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Vocational MA Core - 37 hours
EQUIP Selectives - 12 hours

TOTAL HOURS

49 hours

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3 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.

  • PRS 6501 - Bible Exposition II: Communication and Delivery 
  • PMN 6721 - Practicum in Administration and Education in the Local Church 
  • MIS 6551 - Developing a Church Planting Methodology Practicum 
  • MIS 6561 - Church Planting in Global Contexts Practicum 
  • PMN 6501 - Pastoral Ministry and Leadership Practicum

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Serve in the local church as Executive/Administrative Pastor
  • Serve as executive in a Non-Profit
  • Lead community organization
  • Develop methods at reaching the lost beyond the walls of the church


Who will teach me?

WALTER R. STRICKLAND II


Assistant Professor of Systematic and Contextual Theology

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MIKE DODSON


Assistant Professor of Church Planting and Evangelism

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DANIEL R. HEIMBACH


Senior Professor of Christian Ethics

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