Seminary

CARVER BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY PROGRAM

MASTER OF CHRISTIAN MINISTRY DEGREE

(M.C.M.) (36 hrs)

COURSES OF STUDY AND GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

 

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 or para-church ministry.  To allow for maximum application or the courses, it is therefore required that applicants be active in ministry in their local church. 

Program

The Master of Christian Ministry (M.C.M.) is a 36-hour program designed to enable anyone in vocational Christian ministry to increase their competence and degree of excellence while not abandoning their current ministry. The degree is designed to benefit every form of ministry: the pastorate, youth pastorate, Christian education, missions, and evangelism. Students with bible or non-bible bachelor’s degrees from acceptable four-year colleges are welcome.

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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.)
CA – Comprehensive Assessment (0 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
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Word of God practically in their area of ministry through research and writing projects