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Master of Arts in Discipleship and Master of Arts in Global Leadership
Dual Degree Program
Shelly Melia, Ph.D., M.A. in Discipleship Program Director
Brent Thomason, Ph.D., M.A. in Global Leadership Program Director
The purpose of the Master of Arts in Discipleship and Master of
Arts in Global Leadership dual degree program is to provide
Christ-centered graduate level education that will prepare servant
leaders for the theological, global, and practical aspects of missions and
education ministry for the 21st century.
In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, Ph.D. in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture. Click for Church Membership form.
Old Testament Survey or THEO 5307 Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
New Testament Survey or THEO 5308 New Testament Literature and Interpretation
3000/4000 Level Religion Course or 5000/6000 Level Theology Course
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution and do not count toward degree completion.
REQUIRED SHARED CURRICULUM - 24 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Biblical Servant Leadership
||Ministry Mentorship (S-L)*
||Christian History and Heritage
||Spiritual Formation and Worship
|Elective - Select two courses (6 hours) from the Graduate School of Ministry with approval of Program Director.
M.A. IN DISCIPLESHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Christian Education in the Local Church
||Biblical Strategies for Discipleship
||Principles for Bible Teaching
|Select a M.A. in Discipleship 9-hour track and complete the required courses.
|(Tracks are listed on the single degree plan)
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)
||Introduction to Missiology
||Local Church on Mission
|Select a M.A. in Global Leadership 12-hour concentration and complete the required courses.
|(Concentrations are listed on the single degree plan)
*(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
| Required Shared Curriculum
| M.A. in Discipleship Required Curriculum
| 18 hours
|| M.A. in Global Leadership Required Curriculum
||TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)