Master of Arts in Student Ministry/Master of Education in Higher Education
The Master of Arts in Student Ministry opens opportunities for spiritual guidance and development that can enhance the educational experience of college students. The opportunity to minister to the college campus community is enhanced with this dual degree offering. The Master of Education in Higher Education provides foundational knowledge in the history, mission, and administration of higher learning.
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 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 MED in Higher Education 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 STUDENT MINISTRY REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MED IN HIGHER EDUCATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
HIED 5300 - College and University Administration
MA in Student Ministry Required Curriculum
MED in Higher Education 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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