Overview

For those in the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry who would like to complete a Master of Arts in Ministry, the following accelerated five-year sequence is  available. Students who are academically qualified may follow this plan to complete both a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree in five years.  

 

 


 

 

 
 

Admissions Requirements

The student must have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with a GED
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Minimum ACT composite score of 17 or minimum SAT combined score of 1230
  • An application with Piedmont International University
  • Follow all steps of admissions
  • Application to graduate school should be made during the last semester of under graduate studies
 

Objectives

 Upon completion of the program, the student should be equipped to do the following:

  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of the Bible as a foundation for all Christian service.
  • Serve effectively in a local church ministry.
  • Develop a biblical philosophy of ministry.
  • Develop an expertise and knowledge of two areas of ministry.
  • Complete successfully internships in appropriate areas of ministry.
 

 

Summary of Required Hours

Bachelor of Arts

Biblical Studies 44
General Education 36
Professional/Ministry   50
Total 130


Master of Arts

Biblical Studies and Languages 9
Professional Ministry 12
Theology 6
Reasearch 3
Total
30


Total Required Hours    160

Degree Completion Plan

Fall Semester

BO101     Old Testament Survey     3
GC100
GC103    Introduction to Computers or Introduction to Computers (Tech. in Ministry)     1
GE101     English Composition I     3
GH101     Survey of World History I     3
GT100     Student Life Seminar      1
MI101     Introduction to Missions     3
PT101     Evangelism     2
PA100     Health Education or PE Activity     1

Total Hours  17

 

Spring Semester

BH104      Biblical Interpretation I: Principles of Biblical Interpretation     2
BN102      New Testament Survey     3
BP102     Christian Ethics     2
GC111     Mathematics Survey     3
GE102      English Composition II     3
GP202     General Psychology      3

Total Hours  16

Fall Semester

BH201     Biblical Interpretation II: Dispensationalism     2
BN104     Life of Christ     3
BN201     Pauline Epistles I     3
GS201     Principles of Speech     3
Minor Elective*    3
Science Survey     3

Total Hours  17

 

Spring Semester

BH202     Biblical Interpretation III: Issues in Eschatology     2
BO202     Pentateuch      3
PT202     Church Education     3
GF___     Fine Arts Elective     3
EN___     Literature Elective     3
Minor Course*     3

Total Hours  17

 * Must make a C or better

Fall Semester

BT301     Bible Doctrine I     3
Bible Elective     3
Humanities Elective     3
Minor Course*     3
Minor Course*     3

Total Hours  15

 

Spring Semester

BC302     Baptist History     3
BT302     Bible Doctrine II     3
Bible Elective     3
General Education Elective     3
Minor Course*     3
Minor Course*     3

Total Hours  18

 

Summer

RES511     Research Writing and Communication     3

Total Hours     3

*Must make a C or better

 

Fall Semester

BSO501     Old Testament Studies     3
GY411     History of Christian Thought     3
Bible Elective     3
Minor Course*     3
Minor Course*     3
Minor Course*     3

Total Hours  18

 

Spring Semester

BN402     Acts     2
BP412     Senior Seminar     1
Bible Elective     3
Minor Course*     3
Minor Course*     3
Minor Course*     3

Total Hours  15

 

Summer

BIN500     Introduction to Hermeneutics     3
Ministry Elective     3

Total  hours 6

 

*Must make a C or better

 

Fall Semester

MIN     Ministry Elective     3
MIN     Ministry Elective     3
THE504     Survey of Theology     3

Total Hours  9

 

Spring Semester

BSN501     New Testament Studies     3
MIN     Ministry Elective     3
THE517     Apologetics     3

Total Hours  9