Master of Arts in Christian Ministry - Missouri Baptist University
Program Level
  • Master's
Degrees Offered

MA in Christian Ministry

Format
  • Traditional
Department
  • College of Arts & Humanities
  • School of Humanities & Theology
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry Program Overview

The Christian studies faculty of Missouri Baptist University desires to assist churches in developing leaders with Christ-like characteristics so that they can extend Christ-like influence, by providing a master’s degree which is foundational and practical. This course of study has been designed in an effort to emphasize applicability to life, orientation toward the church, and fidelity to biblical revelation.

FAITHFUL TO CHRISTIAN FOUNDATIONS
At Missouri Baptist University the core of a common Christian theology is taught as the expression of divinely-revealed truth, valid for all people, and having life impact upon all people.

The Master of Christian Ministries at MBU provides individualized degree options with eight core areas of emphasis:
Apologetic Studies
Biblical Counseling
Biblical Languages
Church Planting
Church Revitalization
Family Ministry
Intercultural Studies
Pastoral Ministries
Worship Leadership

ORIENTED TO THE LOCAL CHURCH
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry focuses on theological studies on the life of the church with the goal of preparing students for service in local churches and throughout the world.

GREAT PROGRAM + FACULTY
In 24 months, earn a theological degree that is both practical and foundational. Our qualified professors desire to develop Christ-like leaders that seek to impact contemporary society. The degree program is built for both lay leaders and ministers alike. From class times to flexible subject programs, the degree allows you to focus on your current role or your next position. The program may also serve as a “bridge” program for future seminary study.

ATTEND FULL OR PART-TIME
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree program is designed for ministry and lay leaders, church staff workers, professional Christian educators serving in both secondary and higher education, ministers seeking continuing education and individuals that desire a more informed perspective on faith and life. The flexible schedule at MBU allows you to take classes when your time permits. Courses are offered year-round and typically meet once a week for eight sessions. Many students also take online courses to fit their particular schedules.

Program Details

The Online Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program consists of 39 credit hours, including a 24-hour required core, a 12-hour emphasis and a 3-hour capstone.

Program Features

  • In 24 months, earn a theological degree that is both practical and foundational.
  • The MACM Program may serve as a “bridge” for future seminary study.
  • The degree program is built for lay leaders and ministers alike.

Concentrations

    • Apologetics
    • Biblical Counseling
    • Biblical Languages
    • Church Planting
    • Church Revitalization
    • Family Ministry
    • Intercultural Studies
    • Pastoral Ministries

    Career Opportunities

    • Pastor
    • Missionary
    • Bible teacher
    • Ministry worker
    • Church planter

    Let’s Connect

    For more details on this online graduate degree at Missouri Baptist University, please contact the Office of Online & Graduate Enrollment Services at 314.392.2327 or graduateadmissions@mobap.edu.