Master of Ministry | M.M.

The Master of Ministry program prepares students for diaconal or other non-ordained ministries within the church and can also be an alternative track to ordained ministry. This 44-credit program provides a condensed classical theological education, with opportunities for specialization in particular areas of ministry. The program includes an internship tailored to the student’s goals, which can be done while also taking classes. Graduates of the program have the option of completing a further 46 credits to earn a Master of Divinity degree.  

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Cost of Courses

Tuition is $417 per credit hour or $1,251 per 3-credit course. Tuition cost is subject to change. Additional costs (application fee, books, costs associated with an internship, and other applicable fees) are also the responsibility of the participant.











Total: $18,348

Courses to be Completed

The M.M. program requires 44 credit hours of study, the equivalent of a year and a half of full-time coursework. In addition, students in the M.M. must complete 200 hours of contextual education. 













Total: 44 Credits

Total Timeline

The program has two parts: 16 courses and 200 hours of contextual education. The contextual education can be done concurrently with coursework. These courses will be conducted online using live, interactive video conferencing. No travel is required for this program, though students may choose to participate in week-long onsite courses. Full-time students can finish the program in one and a half years. Part-time students can finish the program in up to 4 years.



Total: 1.5 - 4 Years

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