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Ministry Studies

Grace College and Seminary

12 months
568 USD/credit 20448 USD/year
568 USD/credit 20448 USD/year
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The Ministry Studies program of Grace College and Seminary is an online program designed to provide professional and practical training for those who are pursing or are already involved in church ministry.


The Ministry Studies program of Grace College and Seminary will prepare and equip ministry leaders with the necessary personal, professional, and theological training for your unique Christian calling within church ministry or human services.  The program goals are designed to augment and support the mission of Grace College and Seminary.

The program strikes a balance between foundational theological preparation and real-life ministry training. The program is designed to add to the body of knowledge gained in Grace’s undergraduate biblical studies programs and to train those who have not pursued undergraduate training in biblical studies for positions of support and leadership in the local church. Note that graduates of the Department of Biblical Studies may gain advanced standing in Grace Theological Seminary.

Program Goals and Assessment

The program goals are designed to augment and support the mission of Grace College, which is:

An evangelical Christian community of higher education which applies biblical values in strengthening character, sharpening competence, and preparing for service

It also supports and promotes the purpose of the School of Ministry Studies, which is:

A learning community dedicated to teaching, training, and transforming the whole person for local church and global ministry.

The goals of the M.A. in Ministry Studies are that those who complete the degree will:

  • Engage a process of critical evaluation of personal character, and cultural awareness needed to effectively lead in a ministry context.
  • Be challenged to sharpen the competencies needed to interpret, understand, and effectively communicate the Word of God in a ministry context.
  • Apply the knowledge gained throughout the program by engaging in real ministry directed learning tasks that demonstrate a preparation for service and apprehension of the principles and practices needed for effective ministry leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theological Seminar
  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Discipleship Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university In order to be accepted into the program.
  • The admission application can be completed online and includes three references.
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended previously are also required for an application to be evaluated.
  • A maximum of 9 credit hours may be transferred into the program from graduate programs at other institutions. For transfer credit to be granted, the course or courses must be substantially equivalent to a course or courses in the Grace College MAMS program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 568 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    20448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 568 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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