Master of Ministry

Master of Ministry

The Master of Ministry degree is a 36 credit hour degree designed for pastors, ministers, lay leaders and other ministry leaders who desire to strengthen their skills in biblical interpretation, missional leadership, innovation, spiritual formation conflict resolution and community building.

  • Can be completed in 24 months
  • Entirely online
  • One course at a time to accommodate busy schedules
  • Focused on spirituality, vision, leadership, connectedness and knowledge
  • Allows students to concentrate three courses on a chosen area of interest
  • Includes development of a leadership project

Master of Ministry Courses

Prefix Course HRS.
MIN 5005 Intro to Graduate Studies 0
MIN 5010 Spiritual Formation of the Leader .5
MIN 5011 Spiritual Formation of the Leader .5
MIN 5012 Spiritual Formation of the Leader .5
MIN 5013 Spiritual Formation of the Leader .5
MIN 5014 Spiritual Formation of the Leader .5
MIN 5015 Spiritual Formation of the Leader .5
MIN 5020 Thinking Theologically about the Beloved Community 3
MIN 5025 Methods and Principles of Biblical Interpretation 3
MIN 5030 Communicating the Gospel in a Post-Christian Context 3
MIN 5035 Christian Ethics and the Christian Leader 3
MIN 5040 The Story of Christian Spirituality and Spiritual Formation 3
MIN 5045 Change, Conflict and Peacemaking 3
MIN 5050 Contemporary Models for Missional Community 3
MIN 5055 Finding and Shaping the Story: Project Proposal and Framing 3
MIN 5060 Non-profit Administration: Resources, People, Finance 3
MIN 5090 Living the Story: Leadership in Action 3
MIN 5095 Telling and Celebrating the Story 3

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Undergraduate GPA (last 60 hours)
    • 3.0 or higher – regular admission
    • 2.0 to 2.99 – Approval needed

Admission Procedures

  • Complete an Admissions Application.
  • Pay the $50 application fee.
  • Request and submit official transcripts from each college or university attended. One transcript must indicate the awarding of a bachelor degree.
  • Supply two letters of recommendation (one academic and one work-related).
  • Submit required essays, lifestyle commitment form, computer availability, and Internet access guarantee.