Master of Arts in Children's Ministry and Master of Arts in Theological Studies
 
 

Master of Arts in Children's Ministry and Master of Arts in Theological Studies Dual Degree Program

Shelly Melia, Ph.D., M.A. in Children's Ministry Program Director
Jim Lemons, Ph.D., M.A. in Theological Studies Acting Program Director

The Master of Arts in Children's Ministry and Master of Arts in Theological Studies dual degree provides Christ-centered graduate level education in order to prepare servant leaders for Christian ministry with a focus toward childhood ministry leadership and theological studies.  This program provides students broad foundational knowledge in biblical, historical, theological, and practical ministry studies. Students have opportunity to gain advanced understanding of the foundations of Christian faith as well as strong theological knowledge that leads to educating their minds and kindling their hearts in a manner that promotes a life of service for Christ’s kingdom.

ADMISSION

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.

 

PROGRAM PREREQUISITES

Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey

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.

M.A. IN CHILDREN'S MINISTRY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)

M.A. IN  THEOLOGICAL STUDIES CONCENTRATION - 18 hours (excluding prerequisites)

THEO 5307 Old Testament Literature and Interpretation
THEO 5308 New Testament Literature and Interpretation

 

*(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

+ Prerequisites: MACH 6311, MACH 6312

++Prerequisites: MACH 6311, MACH 6312, MACH 6351, MAFM 6353

 


TOTAL HOURS
24 hours
 Required Shared Curriculum
18 hours
 M.A. in Children's Ministry Required Curriculum
18 hours
 M.A. in Theological Studies Required Curriculum
60 hours
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)


 

 

 


Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Degrees

B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading Certification/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Children's Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Family Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Global Leadership
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Student Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Theological Studies
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Worship Leadership
B.A. Core Subjects Early Childhood - Grade 6/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. English/M.Ed. Higher Education (Instructional Track: English)
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Children's Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Family Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Global Leadership
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Student Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Theological Studies
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Worship Leadership
B.A./B.S. Communication (Broadcast/Digital Media)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Communication (Communication Theory)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Communication (Graphic Design)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Communication (Public Relations)/M.A. Communication
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood - Grade 6/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood - Grade 6/M.Ed. Special Education
B.A./B.S. Criminal Justice/M.A. Leadership
B.A./B.S. History/M.A. International Studies (East Asian Studies)
B.A./B.S. History/M.A. International Studies (European Studies)
B.A./B.S. History/M.A. Leadership
B.A./B.S. History/M.Ed. Higher Education (Instructional Track: History)
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Children's Ministry
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Christian Education
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Christian Ministry
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Family Ministry
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Global Leadership
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Student Ministry
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Theological Studies
B.A./B.S. Intercultural Studies (Missions)/M.A. Worship Leadership
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology (EC-12)/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology (EC-12)
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.S. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.S. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Music Business/MBA
B.A./B.S. Political Science/M.A. International Studies
B.A./B.S. Political Science/M.A. Leadership
B.A./B.S. Political Science/M.Ed. Higher Education (Instructional Track: Political Science)
B.A./B.S. Psychology/M.A. Professional Counseling
B.A.S. Christian Ministries/M.A. Children's Ministry
B.A.S. Christian Ministries/M.A. Christian Ministry
B.B.A. Accounting/MBA Accounting
B.B.A. Finance/MBA Finance
B.B.A. Management/M.A. Management
B.B.A. Management/MBA Management
B.B.A. Music Business/MBA
B.B.S. Business Administration/M.B.A.
B.B.S. Management/M.A. Management
B.B.S. Management/M.B.A. Management
 
 
 

M.A. Children's Ministry / M.A. Christian Education
M.A. Children's Ministry / M.A. Christian Ministry
M.A. Children's Ministry / M.A. Global Leadership
M.A. Children's Ministry / M.A. Management
M.A. Children's Ministry / M.A. Professional Counseling
M.A. Children's Ministry / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Children's Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. Children's Ministry / Master of Liberal Arts
M.A. Christian Education / M.A. Christian Ministry
M.A. Christian Education / M.A. Global Leadership
M.A. Christian Education / M.A. Leadership
M.A. Christian Education / M.A. Professional Counseling
M.A. Christian Education / M.A. Teaching
M.A. Christian Education / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Christian Education / Master of Business Administration
M.A. Christian Ministry / M.A. Communication
M.A. Christian Ministry / M.A. Global Leadership
M.A. Christian Ministry / M.A. Leadership
M.A. Christian Ministry / M.A. Student Ministry
M.A. Christian Ministry / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Christian Ministry / M.A. Worship Leadership
M.A. Christian Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. Communication / M.A. Management
M.A. Communication / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Communication / M.A. Worship Leadership
M.A. Communication / Master of Business Administration
M.A. Communication / M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. Communication / M.Ed. Higher Education
M.A. Family Ministry / M.A. Global Leadership
M.A. Family Ministry / M.A. Professional Counseling
M.A. Global Leadership / M.A. Management
M.A. Global Leadership / M.A. Student Ministry
M.A. Global Leadership / M.A. Teaching
M.A. Global Leadership / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Global Leadership / Master of Business Administration
M.A. International Studies / M.A. Leadership
M.A. Leadership / M.A. Management
M.A. Leadership / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Leadership / M.B.A.
M.A. Leadership / M.Ed. Higher Education
M.A. Management / M.A. Student Ministry
M.A. Management / M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. Management / M.Ed. Higher Education
M.A. Management / M.Ed. Kinesiology
M.A. Student Ministry / M.A. Teaching
M.A. Student Ministry / M.A. Theological Studies
M.A. Student Ministry/M.A.Worship Leadership
M.A. Student Ministry/M.B.A.
M.A. Student Ministry/M.Ed. Higher Education
M.A. Teaching / M.Ed. Higher Education
M.A. Theological Studies / M.A. Worship Leadership
M.A. Theological Studies / M.B.A.
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. Educational Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. Higher Education
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. Educational Leadership
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. Higher Education
M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. Educational Leadership / M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. Educational Leadership / M.Ed. School Counseling
M.Ed. Educational Leadership / M.Ed. Special Education
M.Ed. Higher Education / M.Ed. Kinesiology
M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language / M.Ed. Special Education

 

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