Friends University Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry is designed to help students foster an increased passion for God and prepare them to provide Christian leadership to others. Foundational courses provide the fundamentals of theology of ministry, dimensions of worship, leadership and discipleship, biblical interpretation, spiritual formation, church history and Christian theology. Students can then select an area of specialization with additional courses in spiritual formation, contemporary worship and the arts, biblical studies and family ministry.
FAQ Benefits and features of the degree include... • The ability to customize the degree to fit your particular area of interest. • A rich environment for theological and biblical discussion among clergy and laypersons. • A strong sense of fellowship, support and stimulation among class members. Where is the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry offered? The degree is offered in Wichita. How many credit hours will it take to complete the degree? Each three-credit course is offered in an eight-week session. On-campus courses meet one night a week and an occasional Saturday. The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree requires 30 to 36 credit hours. Students come from a variety of professions, including… • Counseling • Homeless shelters • Ministry • Music • Nursing homes • Pastoral assistance • Prison ministry • Teaching • Worship leading • Youth ministry Is the program accredited? Yes. All Friends University undergraduate and graduate degrees are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. The Friends difference for graduate students… • Immersive, practical experiences. • Distinct, principled qualities that enhance your career personally and professionally. • Networked, practitioner faculty who are scholars, executives and leaders in their fields and businesses. • Global opportunities through local and national connections. • Eight-week courses focused to ensure learning. Will I be required to take a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)? No. Neither test is required for entrance into graduate programs at Friends University. All graduate programs require a pre-admissions interview with the program director. Apply now Application requirements • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution • Official transcripts • Signed application • Two letters of recommendation • Successful completion of the Bible Tutor self-test. Students scoring below 80 percent will purchase the Bible Tutor CD (approximately $50), and will retake the exam during the program. How to apply Apply online at apply.friends.edu or send your application and fee to the address below. Request an official transcript from the institution granting your bachelor’s degree. Transcripts ordered online should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Paper transcripts should be mailed to: Friends University Admissions 2100 W. University Ave. Wichita, KS 67213 “Our graduate programs will take you beyond the typical educational experience. Our regionally accredited, nationally and internationally recognized degrees enable you to be a leader no matter where your career takes you. In sum, at Friends University we offer a unique experience and relevant education, and we can be a great fit for you.” — Dr. David Hofmeister, Dean, Graduate School Connect with us: facebook.com/FriendsUniversityGraduateAdmissions