Master of Arts in Ministry
Creighton University

Program Details

For students drawn to Creighton University for its faith-based history, the online master’s Program in Ministry would be an excellent program to pursue.  The M.A. in Ministry is an ecclesial ministry foundation program that focuses on graduate study in Spiritual Formation, Christian Theology, Applied Ministerial Skills, and Human and Personal Development.  Students will receive personal spiritual direction from a certified director and undertake an internship in a ministry that is specially tailored to the student’s personal post-graduation goals. 

This program is ideal for students who want to further their personal and spiritual development through Creighton’s advanced theological studies and excellent guidance. Furthermore, this program is ideal for lay people who wish to prepare for professional ministry in the Catholic Church, for Ordained Deacons in the Catholic Church, and for candidates of professional ministry in any other Christian denomination.


  • Requires week long summer residencies on campus
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Coursework in theology (at least nine credits)
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission