Christian Ministries

Asbury Theological Seminary

12 months
650 USD/credit
650 USD/credit
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Asbury Seminary’s 60-hour Master of Arts in Christian Ministries builds upon biblical, historical, theological and contextual foundations to prepare you for your ministry calling, specifically tailored to your role within the Church. 


Christian Ministries is a community called to prepare theologically educated, sanctified, Spirit-filled men and women to evangelize and to spread scriptural holiness throughout the world through the love of Jesus Christ, in the power of the Holy Spirit and to the glory of God the Father.

This professional degree at Asbury Theological Seminary develops both general and specific theological knowledge as a foundation for the practical abilities to nurture others in faith communities.

As you complete your degree, you’ll be able to

  • Locate your specific vocation within the larger context of Christian heritage and calling, grounded in theological studies.
  • Understand and integrate relevant resources with contextual and cultural dynamics related to human and church needs, methods, practices and models of response.
  • Effectively contribute to your faith community with specific competencies related to Christian ministry.
  • Practice critical and constructive values within a dynamic learning community.
  • Cultivate holy love of God and neighbor through both knowledge and practice in the Christian disciplines of service and grace.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Vocation of Ministry 
  • Missional Formation
  • Biblical Narrative 
  • Matthew
  • Christian Ethics 
  • Basic Christian Doctrine 
  • Worship Leadership in the Church 
  • Care of Persons 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application (online at
  • $50 non-refundable Application Fee
  • Accredited baccalaureate degree
  • 2.75/4.0 GPA*
  • Official transcripts from all schools where classes were taken for more than one semester
  • Personal hostory essay (online)
  • Four references (1 pastoral, 1 academic and 2 professional/peer references)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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