Master of Arts in Ministry Studies
Columbia International University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Ministry Studies program is designed for those who are passionate about the church, mission, and parachurch ministry and have a desire to disciple future disciple-makers.  Students will learn to communicate God’s word with the goal of equipping and mobilizing believers for Christ-centered lives and Kingdom-focused impacts.  The curriculum teaches students to apply principles of ministry leadership, develop 21st century strategies for missional renewal within various ministry contexts, and communicate biblical truths with the goal of life transformation.  Students come from all professions and walks of life, seeking to become more effective in ministering others. 

You will be prepared for:

  • Local Church Ministry
  • Para-Church Ministry
  • Marketplace Ministry


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Letter of reference
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges