Amridge University

1200 Taylor Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117-3553

Master Of Arts In Practical Ministry

Program Details

Amridge University offers a Master of Arts in Practical Ministry for students and leaders of the church and ministry to help develop their ability to be effective Christian ministers and church leaders in proclaiming the Gospel, strengthening the church, and serving humanity. It will prepare students for a profession in the ministry and Christian service.

The program is biblical in orientation and focuses on reflection of theological studies including history, spiritual formation and how to minister in today’s culture. The program focuses on practical ministry that is relevant in contemporary life.

The program consists of classroom courses that emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and other real-world examples in education that will be applicable on the job. Those classes include an internship in ministry, introduction to pastoral counseling, spiritual leadership within the organization, personal evangelism, ministry and the contemporary world, leadership visualization and values, organizational communication, introduction to missiology, Christian ministry, homiletics, educational program of the local church, Christian marriage and family life, and introduction to Christian counseling.

Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to have earned their degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles learned in the program into their development as a  professional in their field.

These qualifications include the ability to reflect in a critical manner on the Christian mission strengthening the church and serving humanity; to demonstrate the skills in various methods of ministry to be relevant to contemporary culture in Christian service; to demonstrate an understanding of biblical and theological studies that provides the basis for various types of Christian ministry; and to demonstrate a sound foundation for both the student’s personal and spiritual growth and also for the student as a teacher of others in spiritual formation.

Program Overview:

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  • Delivery Format:
    100% Online

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges



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