Master of Arts in Christian Ministry/Master of Arts in Communication
DUAL DEGREE PLAN
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry/Master of Arts in Communication dual degree affords a pragmatic option to students who sense a direction in ministry that may include communication functions within a church or church-related organization. Additionally, this dual degree program serves as a viable option for any type of congregational or para-church position in which written, oral, or mass communication are routinely utilized.
In order to pursue a Dual Master’s Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master’s degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, PHD in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture.
MA IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY PREREQUISITES
Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution or from a passing grade on the GSOM Old Testament and New Testament equivalency exams and do not count toward degree completion.
MA IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MA IN COMMUNICATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
COMA 6300 - Introduction to Graduate Communication Studies
MA in Christian Ministry Required Curriculum
MA in Communication Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
+Prerequisite: COMA 6300.
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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