Christian Ministry, M.A. | Baylor University | Waco, United States
24 months
2154 USD/credit 64620 USD/year
2154 USD/credit 64620 USD/year
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The 60-hour Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree offered by Baylor University is designed to equip persons for competent leadership in some form of specialized ministry in congregations and other settings.


The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) degree offered by Baylor University provides a basic foundation of study in biblical and theological disciplines, while also preparing students for ministry within and alongside the church. The degree consists of a minimum of 60 hours and normally requires at least two years of full-time study to complete.

Program vision

To enable students to:

  • Develop an informed approach to the history, literature, and theology of the Old and New Testaments, recognizing the importance of Scripture for life and faith.
  • Understand the rich texture of the church's historic and confessional witness to the Gospel.
  • Articulate the concepts and practices associated with effective ministry in the 21st century.
  • Contextualize biblical, theological, and practical knowledge in a ministerial setting
  • Nurture personal and communal spiritual formation as a foundation for a life of ministry
  • Foster a commitment to lifelong learning through involvement in educative events outside the classroom proper.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Christian Scriptures
  • Christian History
  • Christian Scriptures
  • Christian Theology
  • Leadership for Ministry
  • Constructive Theology
  • Pastoral Care

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Test  Score Report for GRE/GMAT if required by your prospective program; 
  • Test Score Report for TOEFL/IELTS or exemption request with proof of English proficiency;
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (you will be able to request these via an automated email as part of your online application).
  • A completed and submitted online application.
  • Application fee payment (you pay after submitting the application online; applications are not reviewed until the application fee is paid).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    64620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2154 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    64620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2154 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Waco

857 - 1588 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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