Master of Arts in Ministry

TCA College

Program Description

Master of Arts in Ministry

TCA College

Master of Arts in Ministry


The Masters of Arts in Ministry programme is a graduate programme designed to provide advanced professional knowledge and skills for pastors and church workers presently in active ministry. It focuses on the practical aspects of ministry.


Accreditation: Asia Theological Association

Credits: 30 credits for theological Bachelor degree holders, 60 credits for non-theological Bachelor degree holders

Duration: Full-time : 1 year (30 credits), 2 years (60 credits); Part-time : Up to 3 years (30 credits), Up to 6 years (60 credits)


Admission requirements

Candidates should fulfil the following requirements:


• Obtained a bachelor degree from a recognized institution with a minimum GPA of 2.7.

• Obtained a TOEFL score of 560 or an IELTS score of 6.0 (or the equivalent).


Programme aims


Upon successful completion of the programme, students should demonstrate:


• Knowledge and understanding of Scripture and Christian doctrine

• Understanding of the nature of the church, its ministry and mission

• Discernment of the various trends in contemporary ministry

• Capacity to reflect theologically on contemporary issues in the Christian community and make independently formed judgments

• Love for the church and its mission in fulfilling the Great Commission

• Desire to adequately fill their roles in church and its mission

• Commitment to developing spiritual maturity in themselves and others

• Skill in the interpretation and application of Scripture to practical life situations

• Ability to communicate biblical truth with clarity and conviction

• Professional skill competencies in the ministries of the church


Curriculum

BIBLE: 15 credits

  • Old Testament Foundations*: 3
  • New Testament Foundations*: 3
  • Hermeneutics*: 3
  • Electives: 6


THEOLOGY & HISTORY: 18 credits

  • Systematic Theology 1*: 3
  • Systematic Theology 2*: 3
  • Systematic Theology 3*: 3
  • Pentecostal Studies: 3
  • Church History*: 3
  • Electives: 3


MINISTRY & GENERAL: 27 credits

  • Research & Report Writing*: 3
  • Homiletics*: 3
  • Principles & Practices of Teaching*: 3
  • Pastoral Theology & Leadership: 3
  • Biblical Theology of Missions: 3
  • Electives: 12


TOTAL: 60 credits

Theological Bachelor degree holders are expected to have completed modules marked with an * in their Bachelor degrees. Otherwise, these modules may be required as deficiencies in the course of study.

Tuition Fee

  • S$ 6,420.00 (60 ATA credits)
  • S$ 3,210.00 (30 ATA credits) - For students holding a Bachelor degree in Theology


Last updated December 8, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
Duration
Duration
1 - 6 years
Part time
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Price
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6,420 SGD
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Start date Aug. 2017
Place
Singapore
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Duration 1 - 6 years
Price 6,420 SGD
- 60 ATA credits