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MA in Ministry Leadership

Ministry Leadership

The Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership degree is designed to equip students with the competencies necessary to serve as effective servant leaders in churches, Christian organizations and other contexts.

This program requires students to complete 37 credit hours in the Master of Arts core including courses in Old Testament, New Testament, theology, Christian ethics and more. These courses provide the biblical and thelogical foundation for the other, more narrowly-focused courses. Students are also required to complete 12 credit hours of ministry leadership requirements and 3 hours of electives within the ministry leadership track.

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 credit hours in the Master of Arts core, 12 hours of ministry leadership requirements and 3 hours of electives in the ministry leadership track.

TOTAL HOURS

52 hours

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

2 Years

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What courses will I 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 6800 - Spiritual Formation and Discipleship 
  • PMN 6720 - Administration and Education in the Local Church 
  • PMN 6730 - Christian Leadership 

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Serve as an executive or administrative pastor in a local church
  • Develop methods to train lay leaders within the church
  • Write for Christian literary publications
  • Equip the body of Christ to lead in secular contexts

Who Will Teach Me?

CHARLES EDWARD LAWLESS, JR.


Professor of Evangelism and Missions

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J. GREGORY LAWSON


Professor of Christian Education

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SCOTT HILDRETH


Assistant Professor of Global Studies

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DAVID R. BECK


Professor of New Testament and Greek

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