MA in Church Revitalization

Church Revitalization

In partnership with the Revitalize Network and Church Answers, the Master of Arts in Church Revitalization is a degree program that exists to prepare students to lead and assist in the turnaround of declining churches. Students in this program will develop the skills to apply principles of growth and revitalization, respond to conflict, address critical issues, and lead strategically. In this program, you’ll learn from pastors and professors who have experience in flourishing churches and bringing new life to those churches that have plateaued. Students will be equipped with the training and skills needed to help established churches move from flatlining to flourishing.

Program at a glance

Total hours
This program includes 25 credit hours in the Master of Arts core and 12 hours of specialization courses.

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Additional Admission Requirements

Students desiring to enroll in this program must hold a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) and currently serve on staff at a local church or denominational entity.

What are some courses I will take?

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

  • PMN 6600 - Church Revitalization
  • PMN 6601 - Knowing Your Church and Community Practicum*
  • PMN 6602 - Leadership and Church Revitalization*
  • CED 6500 - Organizational Change and Conflict Resolution
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What can I do with this degree?

  • Work to develop practices that will help revitalize churches
  • Serve as senior/lead/executive/administrative pastor in local church revitalization's
  • Develop methods to train lay leaders within the church

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?