Christian Formation, M.A. | Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary | Ben Lomond, United States
24 months
555 USD/credit 14430 USD/year
555 USD/credit 14430 USD/year
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The Christian Formation is a professional degree at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, educating and equipping students to lead formation ministries of the church. AMBS provides a context, a process and tools for students to study and engage the ministries of personal and congregational formation.


The 52-credit-hour Christian Formation degree at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary involves study, participation in formation seminars and a supervised practicum.


The MACF prepares students for

  • congregational leadership in faith formation
  • spiritual care in the congregation
  • spiritual direction
  • long-term visitation and spiritual companionship
  • manager of a hospital pastoral care department
  • congregational teaching and training

Programme Structure

  • MA in Christian Formation students can complete the program of study in two years of full-time study by taking about 27 credit hours per year through courses in three terms: Semester One, Semester Two and Intensive Term in summer.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


52 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Admissions Application
  • Completed personal essay
  • A $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Transcripts of academic credit beyond the high-school level
  • Three references: pastor, college teacher or academic advisor, and layperson
  • (If applicants completed their most recent education more than 10 years ago, they may choose to supply an employer reference in lieu of an academic reference.)
  • Completed and signed background check forms.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 555 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14430 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 555 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Ben Lomond

1100 - 1600 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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