The online Master of Arts in Christian Ministry with an emphasis in Pastoral Ministries degree from Missouri Baptist University is built for lay leaders, pastors, and career missionaries alike. This program prepares students to further the Kingdom of God both practically and theologically and can serve as a “bridge” for future seminary study. The curriculum teaches students to pair theological ideas and scholarly work with practical methods for helping people in their everyday lives while emphasizing the local church and building meaningful relationships that produce impactful discipleship.
This is a Christian university that believes in teaching common Christian theology to help students make positive impacts on people, explore truth through scripture, and guide students toward purposeful lives.
Core courses in this program include:
- History of Christian Thought I & II
- Spiritual Formation
- Knowing God
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.75 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Essay/Writing Sample
- Statement of faith