Master of Art Degrees in Christian Studies

Compare 30 MAs in Christian Studies

Christian Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Students who pursue an education in Christian studies may prepare themselves for careers in the church, in the community or in academia. Programs can focus on history and ethics, religious beliefs, and even foreign languages such as Latin and Hebrew.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology

Kingswood University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Sussex

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology (MAPT) is a streamlined 36-hour master’s degree that integrates scripture and biblical theology into the practices of pastoral leadership. This degree focuses on how theology forms and informs our practice of worship, evangelism, discipleship, and our ideas regarding the nature of the church, and spiritual formation. [+]

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology (MAPT) is a streamlined 36-hour master’s degree that integrates scripture and biblical theology into the practices of pastoral leadership. This degree focuses on how theology forms and informs our practice of worship, evangelism, discipleship, and our ideas regarding the nature of the church, and spiritual formation.

At Kingswood we highly value both theory and practical application, both historical connections and current innovations. We do not see these as separate fields of interest, but as partners in real-life ministry. Real-life problems demand a real-life biblical response. If we do not have a well-developed theological foundation to undergird our ministry, we run the risk of building the Church on programs rather than on Christ.... [-]


Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Pastoral Ministries

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship.

Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies specific to small group settings to train up disciples within their local churches. This program is well-suited for associate pastors, discipleship pastors, small group pastors, and Christian education pastors.

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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Leadership

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship.

Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies specific to small group settings to train up disciples within their local churches. This program is well-suited for associate pastors, discipleship pastors, small group pastors, and Christian education pastors.

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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Homiletics

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship.

Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies specific to small group settings to train up disciples within their local churches. This program is well-suited for associate pastors, discipleship pastors, small group pastors, and Christian education pastors.

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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Global Studies

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies specific to small group settings to train up disciples within their local churches. This program is well-suited for associate pastors, discipleship pastors, small group pastors, and Christian education pastors.

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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Evangelism and Church Planting

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Religion (M.A. in Religion) program provides an intensive study of the scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Religion (M.A. in Religion) program provides an intensive study of the scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith. With a focus on individuals seeking an introductory graduate degree in religion, this online program provides a solid foundation from which to better understand the fundamentals of the Bible, Christianity, Christian theology, and the Christian church. Courses are well-suited for pastors, Christian educators, informed lay leaders, and pastors’ spouses who wish to serve effectively in their local church.

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Master of Arts in Christian Ministry – Discipleship and Church Ministry

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship. [+]

Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is designed to meet the growing need of ministry leaders in churches across the country seeking specialized training in the area of Christian discipleship.

Courses provide students with a strong understanding of biblical leadership principles and strategies specific to small group settings to train up disciples within their local churches. This program is well-suited for associate pastors, discipleship pastors, small group pastors, and Christian education pastors.

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Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics (Thesis)

Liberty University Online
Online Full time September 2018 USA Lynchburg

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics online program equips you with an understanding of the historical, philosophical, and biblical defense of Christianity. This program is ideal for pastors looking to deepen their knowledge of Scripture and for Christians who desire a stronger foundation for personal ministry. [+]

Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics online program equips you with an understanding of the historical, philosophical, and biblical defense of Christianity. This program is ideal for pastors looking to deepen their knowledge of Scripture and for Christians who desire a stronger foundation for personal ministry.

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Master of Arts in Christian Leadership

Corban University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 2 years Open Enrollment USA Salem + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership degree is designed to give you an interdisciplinary approach to ministry by utilizing classes from Corban University’s graduate programs in business, education, and divinity. Vocational ministry often requires you to be equipped in areas besides ministry. You may often be required to balance budgets, recruit volunteers, counsel team members, develop curriculum, manage events or communicate with a variety of people from all ages and walks of life. This degree prepares you for the variety of roles your ministry demands. [+]

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership degree is designed to give you an interdisciplinary approach to ministry by utilizing classes from Corban University’s graduate programs in business, education, and divinity. Vocational ministry often requires you to be equipped in areas besides ministry. You may often be required to balance budgets, recruit volunteers, counsel team members, develop curriculum, manage events or communicate with a variety of people from all ages and walks of life. This degree prepares you for the variety of roles your ministry demands.

Not everyone in ministry is called to be a senior pastor; some are called to be community leaders, teachers, directors, non-profit organizers, or youth leaders. The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership provides seminary training with a strong theological base and three versatile concentrations allowing you to tailor your degree to your ministry’s needs.... [-]


Master of Arts in Christian Studies

Criswell College
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Dallas

The Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) degree is ideal for individuals called to ministry who have not previously had theological training. Whether a student studies on campus or entirely online, the curriculum provides a basic knowledge of theology, church history, evangelism, and the Old and New Testaments. This degree builds a solid foundation for work in any area of ministry and equips students for leadership roles in local churches and for the mission field. [+]

The Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) degree is ideal for individuals called to ministry who have not previously had theological training. Whether a student studies on campus or entirely online, the curriculum provides a basic knowledge of theology, church history, evangelism, and the Old and New Testaments. This degree builds a solid foundation for work in any area of ministry and equips students for leadership roles in local churches and for the mission field.

Minimum Degree Requirements (36 Hours) Core Curriculum (36 Hours) BIB 505 Biblical Hermeneutics EMS 501 Personal Evangelism THS 504 Spiritual Foundations THS 510 Systematic Theology I THS 515 Systematic Theology II THS 550 Theology Intensive THS 603 Church History NTS 501 New Testament Introduction I NTS 601 New Testament Introduction II OTS 501 Old Testament Introduction I OTS 601 Old Testament Introduction II PHI 502 Philosophy of Religion Applied Studies RES 601 Library Research Seminar (No Credit – Required Seminar) [-]

MA Christianity and Interreligious Relations

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Engage with the many questions and challenges faced by Christian faith as it confronts the phenomenon of religious [+]

Engage with the many questions and challenges faced by Christian faith as it confronts the phenomenon of religious pluralism.

Faith and faith communities figure largely in contemporary public discourse, but the issues are complex and interdisciplinary. London, one of the most cosmopolitan cities on earth, offers a unique setting for reflection on these issues.

MODULES Jewish-Christian Relations Muslim-Christian Relations Christian Relations with Buddhism and Hinduism Christianity in Dialogue Entry

An honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent in theology or in another appropriate subject

Interim awards PGCert Christianity & Interreligious Relations PGDip Christianity & Interreligious Relations Course length 1 years full-time 2 years part-time [-]

MA in Christian Theology

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Deepen your grasp of the religious teachings at the heart of Christianity. You will bring together historical and [+]

Deepen your grasp of the religious teachings at the heart of Christianity. You will bring together historical and contemporary examinations of the theological ideas which have shaped Christian faith and identity and delve into the central teachings of Christianity.

This degree is specially designed for teachers of Religious Education at the secondary level, those engaged in Christian ministry in its many forms, and those who want to enrich their understanding of the on-going theological tradition which supports Christian faith and life.

CORE MODULES Augustine and the Christian Tradition Central Themes in Modern Christian Theology OPTIONAL MODULES GROUP ONE Religion: Context and Crisis Jewish-Christian Relations OPTIONAL MODULES GROUP TWO The Bible in the life of the Church Christianity in Dialogue Entry ... [-]

MA Christian Spirituality

Heythrop College - University Of London
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability [+]

Examine the spiritual traditions of Christianity in their historical and contemporary forms, and develop the ability to understand and evaluate the language, ideas and forms of Christian spirituality. You will focus on Christianity in its Western development.

The degree attracts people in ministry and teachers of religious education, as well as people whose professional life or vocational work involves religious questions.

CORE MODULE

Foundations for the Study of Christian Spirituality

OPTIONAL MODULES Patterns of Spiritual Growth and Personal Transformation History of Christian Mysticism to the Reformation Spiritual Direction in the Tradition of Ignatius of Loyola The Franciscan Spiritual Tradition: Faith, Reason and Spirituality Spirituality and Society Theology of Religious Life Moral Imagination, Art and Spirituality Spirituality, Religion and Ethics in Contemporary Healthcare Entry ... [-]

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

Missouri Baptist University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA St. Louis Chicago + 1 more

This course of study has been designed in an effort to emphasize applicability to life, orientation toward the church, and fidelity to the biblical revelation. [+]

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

The Religion faculty of Missouri Baptist University desires to assist churches in developing leaders with Christ-like characteristics so that they can extend Christ-like influence, by providing a master’s degree which is foundational and practical. This course of study has been designed in an effort to emphasize applicability to life, orientation toward the church, and fidelity to the biblical revelation.

FAITHFUL TO CHRISTIAN FOUNDATIONS

At Missouri Baptist University the core of a common Christian theology is taught as the expression of divinely-revealed truth, valid for all people, and having life-impact upon all people.

The Master of Christian Ministries at MBU provides individualized degree options with five core areas of emphasis:... [-]


Master of Arts Christian Counseling

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling is designed to prepare students for a specialized ministry of counseling within the context of the church, church-related agencies or other professional settings. [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling is designed to prepare students for a specialized ministry of counseling within the context of the church, church-related agencies or other professional settings. The program enables students to integrate the most effective models and theories of counseling with a sound biblical and theological perspective and a sensitivity to the operation of the Holy Spirit. Helping hurting people is an essential element of the Gospel, and this program equips students to help people realize wholeness in every area of life.

The program is designed to meet the licensure requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and for Licensed Marital and Family Therapists (LMFT). While licensure requirements vary across states, certain core courses tend to be standard. Students are encouraged to contact individual state licensing offices to determine if any additional coursework is needed. ... [-]