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Ministry, M.M.I.N.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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To equip an increasing number of Christians as professional and non-professional ministers capable of serving effectively and encouraging others in Christian service in the local church and the world.


Students completing the Master of Ministry program: Will demonstrate an ability to discern God’s Word as the primary source of spiritual formation and ministry in order to integrate Bible knowledge with constructive ministry. Will demonstrate competence in communicating the Word effectively in a variety of settings. Will be able to integrate an understanding of God’s will with the realities of the church’s context and interpersonal dynamics in order to participate with fellow Christians in the process of articulating a ministry vision, setting goals, and planning strategically, while exercising skill in managing conflict. Will demonstrate an ability to participate with others in pursuing spiritual health and growth, in discovering and developing gifts, and in exercising gifts in constructive ministry in the church.

Programme Structure

  • Theological Foundations of Ministry 
  • Christian Ministry in Contemporary Culture 
  • Old Testament Theology for Ministry 
  • New Testament Theology for Ministry 
  • Ethics in Ministry 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • The Master of Ministry degree program consists of 36 semester hours of credit work which includes a minimum of 12 hours of core courses and a minimum of 18 hours in ministry courses, as outlined in the curriculum section below. To earn this degree, a student must complete the prescribed course work with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Master of Ministry students who live in the contiguous 48 states are required to participate in two courses offered on campus during J-Mester. 
  • Master of Ministry students must complete MMIN 699 (Integrative Capstone Project) during their last semester of study. 
  • Tuition Fee

    • International Applies to you

      756 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 756 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National Applies to you

      756 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 756 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    per hour

    Living costs for Searcy

    • 870 - 1270 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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