2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Ministry Studies, MA


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The M.A. in Ministry Studies degree provides students with specialized knowledge and skills to serve as a member of a leadership team in a local church or para-church context. It prepares students to equip and mobilize believers for Christcentered spiritual formation that overflows into Kingdom-focused living.

In addition to the mission statement and general objectives and requirements of a CBS degree, the objectives of the M.A. in Ministry Studies degree are to enable students to:

  • Articulate the purpose and principles of ministry leadership
  • Develop leadership strategies for missional renewal within a current realm of influence, including a theological foundation and accountability structure
  • Communicate biblical truth with the goal of life transformation

The M.A. in Ministry Studies degree is available fully online in a 6 and 8 week format or in a residential 16 week format.

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Affirm to be a Christian and agree with CIU’s Doctrinal Standard
  • Official transcript for highest earned degree and any master’s level credits earned
    • A minimum 2.5 GPA for the most recent degree obtained.
  • Essay (800 words total)
  • Church Leader Reference

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