Master of Ministry
Clarks Summit University offers a Master of Ministry degree for students and members of a church or other professionals who want to act in a leadership role in a church or other religious organization. Students will learn about theology and the study of religion, as well as develop practical skills to utilize in their role in the ministry. The program offers specializations in church education, church planting, global ministry, organizational leadership, outreach pastoring, pastoral counseling, pastoral leadership, worship ministries leadership, or youth pastoring.
The program consists of classroom courses which emphasize real-world education through examination of cases and education which will be applicable on the job. Classes include: pastoral counseling, revitalizing the plateaued church, philosophy of youth ministries leadership, methods of teaching and communication in the church, leading in active learning ministry environments, family ministries in the church, launching and growing a missional church, and more.
Through completion of the program, students will have demonstrated the professionalism and skill necessary to earn the degree. The qualifications demonstrate that the student has been able to apply the principles they have learned in the program into their eventual development as a functional affective professional in their field. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to demonstrate effective preparation for Christian ministry and leadership responsibilities in congregations and other settings, to demonstrate ability to use the biblical text and theological and historical studies to enrich the spiritual life of others, to understand the means by which one may grow morally and spiritually, and by which one may lead others in positive spiritual formation in the likeness of Jesus Christ, and to develop the scholarly, theological, and reflective foundation that will provide the basis for further advanced studies.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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