Master of Arts in Church Planting & Renewal
Clarks Summit University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Church Planting & Renewal from Clarks Summit University is designed for individuals who are passionate about spreading the gospel by planting new churches or revitalizing established ones.  The curriculum contains both theoretical and experiential learning, preparing students for vocational church planting, both in their own cultures and cross-culturally as launch pastors or team members.  Students will learn how to start biblically sound and culturally relevant healthy churches that will grow and start new churches through a combination of courses and field-based ministry.  You will learn to construct a biblical foundation and practical rationale for growing Christ-centered congregations as you develop crucial leadership skills and critically evaluate contemporary church-planting methods. 

Students will complete courses that include:

  • Foundations for Missional Church Planting
  • Preparations for Missional Church Planting
  • Models for 21st Century Church Planting
  • Church Planting Mentored Apprenticeship

Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent
  • Official transcripts
  • Report of academic standing
  • Reference(s), including a letter of commitment of spousal support (if married) for pastoral track students

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education