Master of Arts in Chaplaincy
Columbia International University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Chaplaincy degree program is designed for individuals who care about people and want to offer them support.  With this program, you will learn to act in the pastoral, caregiver, emotional, and spiritual support role of a chaplain.  The curriculum will help you bring God’s presence to others in a corporate, institutional, or organizational context.  The program teaches students to apply the biblical, theological, and doxological aspects of chaplaincy in pluralistic settings; to practice a ministry of God’s presence internally and be a bearer of God’s presence to others; and to practice biblical leadership and ministry skills that display God’s presence. 

Graduates will learn to effectively minister in a variety of roles, including:

  • Corporate chaplaincy
  • Healthcare chaplaincy
  • Public safety chaplaincy
  • Institutional chaplaincy
  • Sports chaplaincy
  • Educational chaplaincy
  • Disaster relief chaplaincy

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbia International University is accredited by:

Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation (ABHE)

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)