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Advanced Certificate in Education Ministry Leadership

(15 hours – excluding requisites)

Note:  Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the Master’s Ministry Degrees, Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs, EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, and PHD in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration): 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.

This 15-credit hour program is designed to provide a strong biblical, theological, philosophical, and practical foundation in Christian education leadership for students who are leading or preparing to lead the body of Christ toward spiritual maturity in fulfillment of the Great Commission (Matthew 28:19-20).

REQUIRED COURSES (excluding requisites)


MAEML 6301 - Christian Education in the Local Church

MAEML 6304 - Principles for Bible Teaching

MAEML 6307 - Business and Legal Administration for Ministry

MAEML 6308 - Disciple-Making through Evangelism and Missions

MAEML 6309 - Equipping Disciples for Ministry (S-L)

(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.


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