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Master of Arts in Ministry & Leadership

Program Details

The online MA in Ministry & Leadership degree program from Western Seminary enables students to bring transformation to churches and parachurch organizations through a rich biblical understanding and a refined leadership skill set. Courses cover the areas of communication theory, biblical studies, theology, discipleship, and spiritual formation, giving students the ability to lead and serve effectively in a wide variety of global ministry roles


Students are required to attend two on-campus sessions: one week of Threshold courses at the beginning of the program and a 2.5 day Capstone course at the end of the program. 

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited undergraduate institution 
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher

Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities