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.

This degree is comprised of the vocational MA Core plus 12 hours of electives. 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.

  • Fully Online

  • On-Campus

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At a Glance

  • 37

    Master of Arts hours

  • 12

    Christian ministry hours

  • 49

    Total Credit hours

Program Courses

Southeastern prepared me to fulfill the mission by challenging me to risk everything for the sake of the gospel and equipping me with the resources to help plant a healthy life-giving, gospel centered, and multiplying church.

Jon Chasteen Alum

MA in Context

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

Additional Information

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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