12 months
780 USD/credit 28860 USD/year
780 USD/credit 28860 USD/year
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Ministry from Southern Methodist University aims to increase students’ knowledge about the heritage of the Christian faith, the church, and its ministries.  


Ministry from Southern Methodist University provides the basic educational requirements for ordination as deacon in the United Methodist Church.


The Master of Arts in Ministry degree program is intended to prepare students faith-based ministry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interpretation of the Christian Message
  • Interpretation of the Old Testament
  • The Church in Its Social Context
  • The Church’s Educational Ministry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for national students is for Early Decision.


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Biographical, demographic and church information
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Résumé
  • Essay (4 – 7 pages on one of two topics provided in the application)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.


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