Master of Arts in Christian Education

Master of Arts - Christian Education

 

The Master of Arts in Christian Education is a professional graduate degree designed to equip students for service as a minister of education, minister of youth, minister to children, or as a teacher or administrator in a church-related school. This degree program is an excellent choice for a missionary serving internationally or domestically engaged in education ministries. The Master of Arts in Christian Education is a two-year program primarily related to specialized ministry in churches, requiring sixty semester hours of academic credit for graduation.

 

As with all the academic programs of the Northeast Branch, the Master of Arts in Christian Education promotes growth toward personal maturity and ministry competence in the practice of a church-related ministry. Pursuit of the Master of Arts in Christian Education will help guide the student in the interpretation of the Christian faith in the light of its biblical, theological, and historical dimensions and to utilize insights gained from these disciplines for the effective practice of ministry in the church, the community and the world.
 

Applicants must be at least 20 years old by the time of their first registration, and must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a bachelor degree or equivalent (see the Catalog for full details and exceptions).

 

In order to qualify for graduation from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, each student seeking the Master of Arts in Christian Education degree must satisfy the “General Requirements for Graduation” of the Seminary. In addition, each student seeking the Master of Arts in Christian Education must complete the sixty semester hours of courses specified in the course listing, including fifty-four semester hours of required courses and six elective hours.

 

Master of Arts - Christian Education Course Requirements

 

 

Course Title

 

Course Number

 

Semester

Hours

 

Total

Hours

FIRST YEAR

Old Testament Survey 1, 2

History of Christianity

Personal Evangelism

Spiritual Formation

Hermeneutics

Introduction to Church Ministries

Childhood/Youth Education in the Church

Adult Education in the Church

Introduction to Research and Writing

 

 

SECOND YEAR

New Testament Survey 1, 2

Systematic Theology 1, 2

Principles of Teaching 1

Principles of Teaching 2

Ministerial Counseling

History of the Baptists

Theology Elective

Church Ministries Elective

OT 5101-5102

CH 6001

EV 6200

PM 7300

BH 5100

CE 7484

CE 7610

CE 7660

EN 7900

 

 

 

NT 5601-5602

TH 6701-6702

CE 7450

CE 7452

CN 7103

CH 6150

 

 

6

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

6

6

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

Total Semester Hours Required for Graduation                                                       60

 

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