Christ-centered. Ministry-focused.

Christian Ministry

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Explore your God-given calling while elevating your ministry.

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Don’t Stop Life to Study
Biblically faithful & personally flexible. That’s your education—elevated.
Months to Complete
36 credit program tailored to speed through or go slower if life gets too hectic—that’s convenient.
Cost Per Credit
And graduate students can receive aid & scholarships

Meaningful Ministry Begins Here

Deepen your understanding of Christian doctrine. Learn to apply profound theology to practical ministry. Master the art of connecting biblical truth to the lives of real people, every day.

Our program sets students apart by providing training in classical theological and biblical disciplines such as Old Testament, New Testament, and biblical interpretation, as well as in applied disciplines such as evangelism, missions, discipleship, and spiritual formation.

What Can I Do With a Master’s Degree in Christian Ministry?

Pursuing a Master’s degree in Christian ministry is a calling to serve and make a positive impact on the lives of others. It is a path that allows you to embody and share your faith, compassion, and love.

Engaging in Christian ministry offers the opportunity to guide individuals in their spiritual journey, provide pastoral care, and support communities in times of joy and hardship. By sharing messages of hope, offering spiritual guidance, and fostering a sense of community, you can inspire and uplift others, helping them find solace, purpose, and a deeper connection with their faith.

Biblical Counselor




Worship Leader

Youth Minister

A Christ-Centered Approached to Ministry

  • Biblical Interpretation
  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Christian Theology
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Angelology and Spiritual Warfare
  • Christian Apologetics: Understanding and Defending a Christian Worldview
  • Christian Education in the Local Congregation
  • Christian Faith and World Religions
  • Church Growth and Renewal
  • Church Growth and RenewalChurch Revitalization
  • Church Revitalization
  • Contemporary Evangelical Spirituality
  • Contemporary Issues in Church Growth
  • Contemporary Issues in Evangelism
  • Contextualization in Christian Missions
  • Cross-cultural Communication in Christian Missions
  • Devotional Classics of the Christian Faith
  • Discipleship
  • Effective Evangelism for the Local Congregation
  • Ethical Foundations for Christian Ministry
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Exegesis and Interpretation of Old Testament Writings: Poetry and Wisdom
  • Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Book of Acts
  • Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Book of Hebrews
  • Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Book of Romans
  • Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Gospel of Mark
  • Exegesis and Interpretation of Selected New Testament Writings: The Pastoral Epistles
  • General Epistles and Revelation
  • Intercultural Studies Seminar
  • Introduction to Biblical Preaching
  • Introduction to Christian Mission
  • Introduction to Christian Missions
  • Leadership Development in the Local Congregation
  • Life and Teachings of Christ
  • Life and Teachings of Paul
  • Pastoral Ministry in the Local Congregation
  • Pastoral Theology
  • Practicum in International Christian Missions
  • Practicum in North American Missions
  • Practicum in the Southern Baptist Convention
  • Prayer and Spiritual Awakenings
  • Psalms and Christian Spirituality
  • Spiritual Gifts: Discovering, Developing, and Mobilizing the Membership
  • Study of a Selected Theologian
  • The Major and Minor Prophets
  • The Pentateuch and Former Prophets
  • The Writings
  • Theology of the Christian Life

Complete your degree with your capstone experience.Integrate your coursework, personal experience, and ministry goals to further define your view of self in ministry.

Have Questions about the Christian Ministry Graduate Program?

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Larry McDonald, PhD

Associate Provost for Graduate Studies
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