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Academic Catalog - Spring 2015 
Academic Catalog - Spring 2015 [ARCHIVED]

Christian Education, M.A.

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The purpose of the Master of Arts in Christian Education program is to equip persons for service in Christian education and related ministries, usually in a local church or church-related organization. This Seminary program is designed to be completed within two academic years, beginning in a Fall semester. The M.A.C.E. builds upon the requirements of the M.A. in Ministry Leadership giving students an opportunity to do focused study in a particular area of ministry.

Candidates for the M.A.C.E. degree are required to consult with a Christian Education faculty member in planning their program of study in order to accomplish the objectives of the program within a minimum of two years.

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 Christian Education students must complete 30 semester hours of core studies, 18 semester hours of prescribed Christian Education courses, and 15 semester hours of Christian Education electives, for a total of 63 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 M.A.C.E. degree.

Christian Education Electives and Ministry Practicum - 15 Hours

Four Ministry area electives may be taken with the CED prefix. Students must also take a practicum course.

Total Hours - 63

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