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Master of Arts in Global Leadership
and Master of Arts in Student Ministry
Dual Degree Program
Bob Garrett, Ph.D., M.A. Global Leadership Program Director
Mark Alexander, Ph.D., M.A. Global Leadership Program Administrator
Dwayne Ulmer, Ed.D., M.A. Student Ministry Program Director
Global leaders recognize that the world population of the 21st century includes a majority of young people constituting a strategic group in every society. This dual degree prepares students to integrate the skills and knowledge needed to work with youth and young adults in effective ministry to different cultures and worldviews as today’s student minister is involved in hands-on service to others while preparing youth to live out their faith in an intercultural and multiethnic environment.
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.
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
| 6 hours
| 6 hours
||M.A. in Student Ministry Electives
| 3 hours
||M.A. in Global Leadership Concentration
||M.A. in Student Ministry Concentration
||Total Dual Degree
SHARED REQUIRED COURSES (15 hours)
REQUIRED COURSES (6 hours)
M.A. IN STUDENT MINISTRY ELECTIVES (6 hours)
Select two M.A. in Student Ministry courses with approval of Academic Advisor.
SHARED ELECTIVE (3 hours)
Select one Graduate School of Ministry course with approval of Academic Advisor.
M.A. IN GLOBAL LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION (12 hours)
Select one of the concentrations for the M.A. in Global Leadership degree and complete the required courses.
M.A. IN STUDENT MINISTRY CONCENTRATION OPTIONS:
Collegiate Ministry Concentration (12 hours)
Youth Ministry Concentration (12 hours)
**The Ministry Practicum requirement is a zero credit course.
***(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.