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Obtaining a Master of Arts (MA) is a lofty goal for students who undergo vigorous coursework to receive a particular achievement. The recognition for having successfully completed the program usually qualifies individuals to be considered experts in their chosen fields. A master’s degree can open up to the door to a successful career path and is also necessary if a student wishes to obtain a… Read more

Obtaining a Master of Arts (MA) is a lofty goal for students who undergo vigorous coursework to receive a particular achievement. The recognition for having successfully completed the program usually qualifies individuals to be considered experts in their chosen fields. A master’s degree can open up to the door to a successful career path and is also necessary if a student wishes to obtain a doctorate.

You may be wondering, what is an MA in Ministry? The Master of Arts program in ministry is designed as a graduate program for students who wish to receive professional skills and knowledge for work as pastors or church workers in active ministries. The program will likely focus on the more practical aspects of ministry. Focus will be paced on scripture and Christian doctrine, understanding of the church, and a commitment to developing the spiritual progress in others.

There are several benefits for pursuing an MA in Ministry. Program enrollment is often the most effective way to receive hands-on experience working in a church and learning about a future career based in active ministry. The program will likely ensure a strong ability to apply the scripture to practical life circumstances.

The cost of the program will depend entirely on the duration of the course as well as the institution that offers it. Be sure to contact the office of admission and learn more about the specific financial demands.

Those who have received a graduate degree in ministry will often have a variety of career options opened up to them. Most degrees in ministry are geared towards working in the church, although some individuals may choose to continue in a more private practice of pastoral care. In either case, your degree in ministry will provide you with the tools necessary to guide individuals on a spiritual path towards healing.

Universities that offer this program can be found globally. If you need more flexibility in your schedule, you might consider pursuing an online program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates for effective leadership as administrators in Catholic elementary and secondary schools and for dioc ... +

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates for effective leadership as administrators in Catholic elementary and secondary schools and for diocesan positions. The program consists of 30 credits, 24 of which are core credits. -
MA
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Baylor University
Waco, USA

The 60-hour Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree is designed to equip persons for competent leadership in some form of specialized ministry in congregations and ... +

The 60-hour Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree is designed to equip persons for competent leadership in some form of specialized ministry in congregations and other settings. The MACM degree at George W. Truett Theological Seminary provides a basic foundation of study in biblical and theological disciplines, while also preparing students for ministry within and alongside the church. The degree consists of a minimum of 60 hours and normally requires at least two years of full-time study to complete. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Northwestern St. Paul
Saint Paul, USA

Be prepared for leadership in churches, nonprofits, and other faith-based organizations. Our fully online or blended master’s in Ministry Leadership degree prepares you with t ... +

Be prepared for leadership in churches, nonprofits, and other faith-based organizations. Our fully online or blended master’s in Ministry Leadership degree prepares you with the spiritual and leadership tools you need to lead organizations, communicate effectively, and impact your organization, local community, and the world for Christ. Select from seven distinct emphasis tracks to shape this degree to meet your unique professional and ministry goals. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 22 months
English
Sep 2021
Campus
Online
 

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Vancouver School of Theology
Vancouver, Canada

The concentration in Spiritual Care is designed for those intending to pursue vocations as spiritual care practitioners in settings such as healthcare facilities, prisons and ... +

The concentration in Spiritual Care is designed for those intending to pursue vocations as spiritual care practitioners in settings such as healthcare facilities, prisons and correctional facilities. This specialization has been designed to be in sync with the BC provincial government framework standards as well as the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care certification requirements. Within 24 months students can meet the BC standards requirements for a spiritual health practitioner. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Sep 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Campbellsville University Online
Campbellsville, USA

The online Master of Divinity program from Campbellsville University offers two tracks of study in missions and ministry leadership and biblical studies to help you prepare fo ... +

The online Master of Divinity program from Campbellsville University offers two tracks of study in missions and ministry leadership and biblical studies to help you prepare for the next step in your career. Learn from expert educators and gain the skills you need to share the gospel throughout the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Online
 
Carey Theological College
Vancouver, Canada

Carey Theological College's Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is for students who are looking to develop the capacity for theological reflection on vocation, minist ... +

Carey Theological College's Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is for students who are looking to develop the capacity for theological reflection on vocation, ministry and missional living. Students will remain rooted in their primary community throughout their studies, continuing to grow and learn in their place of life and ministry. Their studies and ministry will complement each other as they continue to live out God's call in their life and vocation. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
4 - 6 years
English
27 Sep 2021
27 Aug 2021
Online
 
St John's College
Nottingham, United Kingdom

This post-graduate degree in theology, ministry, and mission, is validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme. It is an opportunity to develop theologica ... +

This post-graduate degree in theology, ministry, and mission, is validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme. It is an opportunity to develop theological studies, ideal for those engaged in any service in the Church, either lay or ordained. -
MA
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Louisville, USA

The Master of Arts is the basic master’s level program to provide education and training for individuals to serve in a variety of ministry leadership roles. For those called t ... +

The Master of Arts is the basic master’s level program to provide education and training for individuals to serve in a variety of ministry leadership roles. For those called to ministry in today’s challenging and changing world, Southern Seminary offers the best preparation possible. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Wesley Seminary
Marion, USA

The Master of Arts in Ministry is a 36 hour degree designed to be done while you are serving or volunteering in ministry. This highly practical program is designed to challeng ... +

The Master of Arts in Ministry is a 36 hour degree designed to be done while you are serving or volunteering in ministry. This highly practical program is designed to challenge you to tune-up your ministry skills and learn effective new ways to serve God and others in just two years. A professor with real ministry experience will guide you in applying your weekly homework assignments to your local ministry context. -
MA
Part-time
27 months
English
20 Aug 2021
Online
 
Redcliffe College
Gloucester, United Kingdom +1 More

This Masters distinctively focuses on key concerns within mission today, including globalisation, postcolonialism, justice and the environment.

This Masters distinctively focuses on key concerns within mission today, including globalisation, postcolonialism, justice and the environment. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
Aug 2021
Campus
Online
 
Union University Of California
Westminster, USA

The Master of Arts in Ministry is an integrated program for leadership in local churches, Bible schools, para-church organizations, or other non-profit agencies. Students will ... +

The Master of Arts in Ministry is an integrated program for leadership in local churches, Bible schools, para-church organizations, or other non-profit agencies. Students will examine a variety of subjects related directly to biblical study, theological reflection, ministry, and leadership. The MA in Ministry will enable graduates to: Competently interpret biblical texts and apply them in their ministry contexts; Articulate a ministry vision, and competently implement goals, and planning strategically; Understand their ministry contexts and culture, and Develop practices of personal and spiritual maturity. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Faith International University And Seminary
Tacoma, USA

The Master of Arts in Leadership Ministry (MALM) is a 72-hour program designed for those who desire to serve the church or a church-related ministry. The Interdisciplinary pro ... +

The Master of Arts in Leadership Ministry (MALM) is a 72-hour program designed for those who desire to serve the church or a church-related ministry. The Interdisciplinary program provides a well-rounded biblical, theological, and practical understanding of the Christian faith concerning other disciplines. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
North Greenville University
Tigerville, USA

The Masters in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree at North Greenville University will provide you with the knowledge and skills to meet your specific needs, regardless of where ... +

The Masters in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree at North Greenville University will provide you with the knowledge and skills to meet your specific needs, regardless of where you currently serve, while enabling you to reach your full potential in ministry. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Campbell University Divinity School
Buies Creek, USA

The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry is a professional degree designed to prepare men and women for specialized ordained and lay ministry. Students who sense a potential c ... +

The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry is a professional degree designed to prepare men and women for specialized ordained and lay ministry. Students who sense a potential call to pastoral ministry or who desire to prepare for an academic career in college or university teaching are encouraged to pursue the Master of Divinity. -
MA
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Veritas College International
Clarkson, Australia

The Master of Arts in Biblical Ministry is a general degree designed to be appropriate for students in their current leadership positions in general Christian ministry.

The Master of Arts in Biblical Ministry is a general degree designed to be appropriate for students in their current leadership positions in general Christian ministry. -
MA
Jan 2022
Campus