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Ministry Studies, MA

What will I study?

In support of the Division of Graduate Studies commitment to equip students with competent understanding and skills in the content, theology, interpretation and application of Scripture, the Master of Arts degree in Ministry Studies provides preparation for a full-time vocational Christian ministry with electives in Cross-Cultural or Pastoral ministries. The graduate can make a significant contribution to a church or parachurch organization in service to Christ in an American or foreign missions context. This program requires 35 credits.

The Pastoral Studies electives are designed for those who wish to enter the ministry as a youth pastor or an assistant pastor. It is also an excellent preparatory program for those wishing to pursue the Master of Divinity degree. This electives may be earned through modular courses available on Mondays only, over six consecutive semesters.

The Cross-Cultural Studies electives focus on the theory and practice of foreign missions ministry.

Program Learning Outcomes
The student will ...
-- Apply biblical principles to the practical issues of local church ministry or cross-cultural ministry.
-- Create a theological outline of his beliefs.
-- Critique critical theories concerning biblical introduction.

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