Christian Formation, M.A. | North Park University | Chicago, United States
24 months
14560 USD/year
14560 USD/year
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The Christian Formation program of North Park University create opportunities to invite the Holy Spirit into the lives of individuals and communities as a transformative presence.


Key facts

The Christian Formation program of North Park University equipps students to lead these ministries with a thorough foundation in the Bible, theology, and spiritual formation, as well as specialized coursework relevant to your context. Whether you are called as a children’s or youth pastor, camp director, or adult educator, the MACF will help you develop the skills you need to walk with your congregation or community as they seek God’s will and presence in their lives.

Field Education

As a companion to your academic  work in our Master of Arts in Christian Formation, you’ll complete seven credits of Field Education. Our Field Education program is designed to compliment the work in both the classroom and learning community while better preparing you for ministry. The program will include both cultural competency and theological reflection experiences, as well as supervised practical training in an internship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • New Testament I: The Texts and Their World
  • Christian History I: The Early Church to the Early Reformation
  • Christian Theology
  • Journey: The Story of Our Lives
  • Christian Education and Formation in the Church
  • Ministry Identity and Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All international students for whom English is not their primary language must meet the University’s requirement for English language proficiency.
  • Submit your Transcripts
  • Copy of your passport
  • Copy of visa & I-20 (if already in the U.S.)
  • Submit the Financial Resources Form
  • Visa

Tuition Fee

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    14560 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 14560 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    14560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14560 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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