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:
Low Tuition Rates
ORIENTED TO THE LOCAL CHURCH
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry focuses theological studies on the life of the church with the goal of preparing students for service in local churches and throughout the world.
GREAT PROGRAM + FACULTY
In 24 months, earn a theological degree that is both practical and foundational. Our qualified professors desire to develop Christ-like leaders that seek to impact contemporary society. The degree program is built for both lay leaders and ministers alike. From the class times to flexible subject programs, the degree allows you to focus on your current role or your next position. The program may also serve as a “bridge” program for future seminary study.
ATTEND FULL OR PART-TIME
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree program is designed for ministry and lay leaders, church staff workers, professional Christian educators serving in both secondary and higher education, ministers seeking continuing education and individuals that desire a more informed perspective on faith and life. The flexible schedule at MBU allows you to take classes when your time permits. Courses are offered year-round and typically meet once a week for eights sessions. Many students also take online courses to fit their particular schedules.
RBIB503 Understanding Old Testament Concepts
RBIB513 Understanding New Testament Concepts
HIRE503 History of Christian Thought I
HIRE513 History of Christian Thought II
RREL503 Knowing God
RREL513 Following God
RRED513 Spiritual Formation
RPHI503 Christianity & Culture
RREL523 Theology of Christian Ministry
RRED523 Basics of Biblical Counseling
RRED553 North American Cultural Exegesis
RREL533 Principles of Pastoral Ministry
RREL583 Expository Biblical Ministry
RRED503 Introduction to Church Planting
RRED533 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Ministry
RRED543 Urban Church Planting
PSRL523 Pastoral Counseling and Care Giving
PSRL533 Psychology of Moral and Spiritual Development
HIRP533 Contemporary Worldviews
RPHI513 Christian Ethics
RPHI533 World Religions
RPHI583 Philosophy of Religion
RBLA513 New Testament Greek Exegesis I
RBLA523 New Testament Greek Exegesis II
RBLA533 Elementary Classical Hebrew I
RBLA543 Elementary Classical Hebrew II