Master of Arts in Management/Master of Arts in Student Ministry
The role of the student ministry leader continues to grow in complexity, heightening the need to blend theological knowledge, specialized student ministry training, and business management theory and application. Student ministers will pursue these degrees to gain the skills and competencies needed for effective church and parachurch leadership in areas such as student ministry or church planting.
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 MANAGEMENT PREREQUISITES
Principles of Management
MA IN STUDENT 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.
Continuance in the MA in Management program past the first 12 hours is pending submission of a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examinations® (GRE®)
MA IN MANAGEMENT REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
MANA 6310 - Leadership in Management
MA IN STUDENT MINISTRY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MA in Management Required Curriculum
MA in Student Ministry Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
*(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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