Master of Arts in Ministry

Objectives: Upon completion of the requirements, the graduate will be able to

  • Demonstrate through tests, papers, and interviews a basic knowledge of each book of the Bible
  • Preach/teach hermeneutically sound messages and Bible lessons
  • Use modern technology to enhance ministry effectiveness
  • Explain the basic tenets of Christian theology
  • Communicate the message of the Gospel to our culture and cross culturally

Academics Requirements: A bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.00

Course Requirements:

Bible (9 hours)
BIN500 - Introduction to Hermeneutics
BSO501 - Old Testament Studies
BSN501 - New Testament Studies

Theology (6 hours)
THE504 - Survey of Theology
THE517 - Apologetics

Research (3 hours)
RES511 - Research: Writing and Communication

Ministry Studies (12 hours)
MIN524 - Teaching the Bible
Ministry Electives - Select Three Courses:

  • MIN500 - Leadership & Vision Casting
  • MIN502 - Issues in Contemporary Missiology
  • MIN503 - Bridging Cultural Gaps
  • MIN507 - Evangelism
  • MIN509 - Origins
  • MIN511 - Church Planting
  • MIN512 - Biblical Church Growth
  • MIN520 - Homiletics
  • MIN552 - Problems in Ethics
  • MIN563 - Children and Youth Ministry
  • MIN564 - Women's Ministry
  • MIN621 - Marriage and Family Counseling

Total Hours = 30 hours