Master’s Degree Program

The Master of Christian Ministry Degree Program (M.C.M.)

 

Purpose:

     The Master of Christian Ministry Degree program is designed to provide students with a Biblical and Theological foundation for godly living and fruitful Christian ministry. The program is offered to assist students in gaining additional theological training while they are serving in their local church. To allow for maximum application of the courses, it is therefore required that applicants be active in ministry in their local church.

 

Why The M.C.M Program?

     The Master of Christian Ministry degree prepares students for practical areas of ministry, such as local church ministry, evangelism, church planting, Christian education, and Christian leadership. It equips students with skills in leadership, communication, and counseling. As well, the program gives assessment tools to relate to particular ministry contexts.

 

Program Curriculum:

    The Master of Christian Ministry degree program has a 36-hour curriculum designed to enable anyone in vocational Christian ministry to increase their competence and degree of excellence while not abandoning their current ministry. The 36-hour curriculum consists of the following:

 

Core Curriculum (18 hours)

OT-501    Old Testament Survey (3 hrs.)

NT-501    New Testament Survey (3 hrs.)

BI-530     Biblical Hermeneutics (3 hrs.)

TH-501    Biblical Theology – God and Revelation (3 hrs.)

TH-502    Biblical Theology – Christ and The Holy Spirit (3 hrs.)

TH-601    Contemporary Apologetics (3 hrs.)

 

Practical Theology (12 hours)

PT-601     The Theology of Ministry (3 hrs.)

PT-620     Biblical Servant-Leadership in Ministry (3 hrs.)

PT-610     Conflict Management in the Local Church (3 hrs.)

SS-601    The Biblical Theology of the Church (3 hrs.)

 

Practical Christian Ministry (6 hours)

MI-640     Practicum in Christian Ministry (3 hrs.)

MI-650     Practical Research Project (3 hrs.)

 

Learning Outcomes:  Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Offer a credible defense of sound doctrine,
  • Integrate a greater understanding of Scripture into various ministry contexts,
  • Evaluate current issues affecting ministry in light of biblical teaching, and
  • Demonstrate through research and writing projects the ability to apply the Word of God practically in their area of ministry.