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M.A. in Christian Ministry and M.A. in Worship Leadership
David Smith, Ed.D., M.A. in Christian Ministry Program Director
Bob Brooks, D.M.A., M.A. in Worship Leadership Program Director
The purpose of the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Master of
Arts in Worship Leadership dual degree program is to provide
Christ-centered graduate level education that will equip servant leaders
for excellence in Christian ministry and worship leadership. The M.A. in Christian Ministry will focus on the
interdisciplinary, theological, and practical nature of ministry
preparation in general, while the M.A. in Worship Leadership will focus on
the essentials of worship leadership theory and practice in the 21st
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 course from another institution and do not count toward degree completion.
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 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.
||Shared Required Courses
| 9 hours
| 6 hours
||M.A. in Worship Leadership Controlled Electives
| 3 hours
||M.A. in Christian Ministry Concentration
| 9 hours
||M.A. in Worship Leadership Concentration
||Total Dual Degree
SHARED REQUIRED COURSES (15 hours)
REQUIRED COURSES (9 hours)
M.A. IN WORSHIP LEADERSHIP CONTROLLED ELECTIVES (6 hours)
Select two of the following:
SHARED ELECTIVE (3 hours)
Select one Graduate School of Ministry course with approval of Academic Advisor.
M.A. IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY CONCENTRATION (12 hours)
Select one of the concentrations for the M.A. in Christian Ministry degree and complete the required courses.
M.A. IN WORSHIP LEADERSHIP CONENTRATION (9 hours)
Select one of the concentrations for the M.A. in Worship Leadership degree and complete the required courses.
**The Ministry Practicum reqruiements is a zero credit course.
***(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
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