MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) is an entry-level master’s degree that allows the graduate to gain both biblical knowledge and ministry skills. The MACM serves as the first professional degree for ministry in a number of disciplines and positions in the local church, either vocationally or for lay persons. A student in the MACM can choose to focus in one of several concentrations to further customize his or her degree.

47

Credit Hours

6

Unique Concentrations

10

Concentration Credits

2

Avg. Years to Complete

CORE CURRICULUM

Required in all Master of Arts (Christian Ministry) concentrations
RS 500Research and Writing1
BE 501Old Testament Studies I: Pentateuch and Former Prophets3
BE 502Old Testament Studies II: Latter Prophets and Writings3
BE 504Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics3
BE 511New Testament Studies I: Matthew to Acts3
BE 512New Testament Studies II: Romans to Revelation3
BE 613Life of Christ3
TH 501Systematic Theology I3
TH 502Systematic Theology II3
TH 503Systematic Theology III3
TH 601Systematic Theology IV3
HT 501Historical Theology I: Pentecost to the Reformation2
HT 502Historical Theology II: Post-Reformation to the Modern Church2
PT 581/582Ministry Preparation for Men/Women2
Total MACM Core37

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

PRACTICAL MINISTRY0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

Concentrations

Church Ministry

PT 503Theology of Evangelism and Discipleship2
PT 607Communication Skills for Ministry2
BE 619Exposition of 1 Timothy and Titus2
CE 512Learning Theory and Philosophy of Education2
Elec.Open Electives (typically 1 course)2
Total Concentration Credits10
Total MACM Credits47

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

PRACTICAL MINISTRY0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

Church Planting

BE 619Exposition of 1 Timothy and Titus2
ME 504Church Planting2
PT 605Theology of Shepherding2
PT 701Expository Preaching3
Elec.Open Electives (typically 1 course)1
Total Concentration Credits10
Total MACM Credits47

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

CHURCH PLANTING0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

Biblical Counseling

BC 501Foundations of Biblical Counseling2
BC 506Biblical Soul Care2
BC 502Foundations of Biblical Marriage2
BC 515Counseling Skills and Methodologies2
Elec.Open Electives (typically 1 course)2
Total Concentration Credits10
Total MACM Credits47

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

BIBLICAL COUNSELING0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

Women’s Ministry

BC 501Foundations of Biblical Counseling2
TH 510Biblical Theology of Womanhood2
PT 607Communication Skills for Ministry2
PT 507Women's Ministry of Teaching and Discipleship2
Elec.Open Electives (typically 1 course)2
Total Concentration Credits10
Total MACM Credits47

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

WOMEN'S MINISTRY0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

Christian Education

CE 511History and Philosophy of Christian Education2
CE 512Learning Theory and Philosophy of Education2
PT 607Communication Skills for Ministry2
CE 510Principles of Leadership Development2
Elec.Open Electives (typically 1 course)2
Total Concentration Credits10
Total MACM Credits47

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

Interdisciplinary

Elec.Open Electives (typically 4-5 courses)10
Total Concentration Credits10
Total MACM Credits47

BIBLE + THEOLOGY0%

OTHER REQUIRED COURSES0%

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