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Master of Arts in Children's Ministry

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Children's Ministry degree program prepares students to be servant leaders while advancing their careers working with children and families.  The curriculum challenges and inspires while offering a transformative education with a Christian worldview that prepares students to help children follow Christ.  The flexible program offers specialized training that increases the students’ ministry potential to reach more children and families through life-changing ministry and biblical solutions that address contemporary needs.  With an emphasis on qualitative research, this degree provides opportunities to learn from formal research projects and in other ways to minister to children and families, helping parents learn to help develop the next generation of Jesus followers. 

Graduates will:

  • Understand and apply servant leadership in the church and community
  • Learn ministry strategies to address children’s developmental needs
  • Create ministry strategies to help families
  • Synthesize theology, educational philosophies, and leadership skills
  • Evaluate best practices, current trends, and models of Children’s Ministry


  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A Statement of Purpose 
  • A current professional resume

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges