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Offers focused concentrations in specific ministry skills
Ability to choose courses from several concentrations for a general ministry context
Up to 1/4 (12 hours) can be completed in field education
Core courses offered in the classroom and online
Specialized staff in a larger church
Vocational or bivocational ministry in a smaller church
Specialized staff in a parachurch ministry
Course Delivery Format
Core courses are offered both online and in the classroom. Many classroom courses are offered as one-week intensives or "Thursday Blocks" (one Thursday a month format).
Lincoln Christian University'ss MA in Ministry degree program makes it possible to acquire skills for ministry quickly, whether you are a current church staff member seeking to hone ministry-specific skills or are making a career transition to ministry. The program also provides a sound theological foundation. With most courses available online or in intensive, week-long formats, students can sharpen their skills while continuing to work in a current ministry or career.
|LS||000||Orientation to Seminary Studies||0|
|LS||501||Graduate Research and Writing||0|
|BS||603||Interpreting Scripture I||3|
|BS||604||Interpreting Scripture II||3|
|CH||600||Christianity Through the Ages||3|
|LS||602||Biblical Leadership for Today||3|
|LS||601||Shaping the Heart of a Leadery||3|
|LS||607||Ministry and Leadership Ethics||3|
|IC||603||Anthropology for Ministry and Missions||3|
|Choose one of the following:|
|CH||500||Understanding the Stone-Campbell Movement & My Own Heritage||3|
|CH||801||History and Theology of the Stone-Campbell Movement||3|
Students may choose to focus on one of the following specializations or they may pursue a "General Ministry" track allowing them to choose courses from a variety of areas.
|COUN||Pastoral Care & Counseling|
|LS||905||Field Experience Capstone Project||3|
48 credit hours