Master of Arts in Christian Ministries
United Theological Seminary

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Christian Ministries offered online by United Theological Seminary can give you the skills and biblical knowledge to lead, serve and minister within your community.  This graduate program can be completed in two years and does have an on-campus residency requirement integrated into its curriculum. United has a unique online platform with the option of attending live, on-campus classes virtually should your schedule permit.  Otherwise, you can watch recorded lectures and complete classwork independently during each semester. This online Master of Arts in Christian Ministries includes optional concentrations:

  • Biblical interpretation
  • Chaplaincy and pastoral care
  • Church planting
  • Holy Spirit and renewal
  • Ministry leadership
  • Preaching
  • Wesleyan and Methodist studies


  • Requires a one-week intensive on campus, United Methodist students must attend Gathering Weeks (2-3 per year) on campus
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter(s) of recommendation
  • Essay(s)
  • Background check
  • Letter of intent

School Accreditation Statement

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Higher Learning Commission