Sep 19, 2021  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Student Ministry, MA


The purpose of the Master of Arts in Students Ministry is to prepare students for effective leadership through courses that focus on leadership development, discipleship, Bible exposition for students, and pastoral wisdom and care for middle school and high school students.

For informational purposes only: The MA Student Ministry degree is awaiting final approval from ATS accreditation. The courses are available and students applying for this degree are able to follow the course sequence.

Admissions Requirements

Admission to this program is limited to persons holding a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent who also meet all other admission requirements for the Seminary.

Degree Requirements

Master of Arts in Student Ministry students must complete 37 semester hours of core studies and 12 semester hours of prescribed Student Ministry courses for a total of 49 semester hours of credit with an overall GPA of 2.0 or better. Not more than 10 additional semester hours may be taken to make up a deficiency in quality points that are required for the MA in Student Ministry degree.

Master of Arts Core - 37 Hours


Intro to Seminary (1)


Theological Studies (6)


Theological Studies Selective (3)


Choose one of the following courses:

Christian History (3)


Bible Exposition (3)


Choose one of the following courses:

Practicum Selective (3)


Choose one of the following courses:

Student Ministry - 12 Hours


Leadership & Methodology (3)


Choose one of the following courses:

Total Hours - 49