12 months
525 USD/credit 17325 USD/year
525 USD/credit 17325 USD/year
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As you're prepared to help others in their greatest time of need or simply day to day, you'll strengthen your spiritual formation practices and pastoral skills. At the Christian Ministry program offered by Lipscomb University, you'll learn how to nurture authentic community and be the hands and feet of Jesus, wherever you may go.


We are to be the hands and feet of Jesus, wherever we may go. And we know you understand that. You desire a deeper connection to and understanding of where God is calling you in your life of ministry. We'll walk with you along the way. You see, despite the fast pace our world moves at, an education in Christian Ministry is attainable. This is the opportunity to receive the training you crave. And you'll discover that the door's always open with our caring faculty.

You'll learn how to nurture authentic community. Take up the opportunity to study spiritual leadership skills in a congregational setting at Lipscomb University. We'll teach you how to apply theological principles and minister to those that need you the most.

Career Paths

  • Postsecondary Teachers

Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and technical subjects beyond the high school level. They may also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

  • Clergy

Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Interpretation of the Old Testament 
  • Critical Interpretation of the New Testament
  • Theology
  • Global Christianity
  • Christian Ethics
  • Ministry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is strongly recommended that international students submit their application at least three months prior to the desired date of entrance 


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application with $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Three letters of recommendation: one from a college or university administrator or professor, one from a professional supervisor/employer and one from a church leader or minister
  • Official Transcripts emailed to gradadmissions@lipscomb.edu or mailed to Graduate Admissions (1 University Park Dr., Nashville, TN 37204)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Undergraduate or Graduate GPA of at least 2.75
  • Completed health form 
  • 750-1000-word essay discussing the applicant's religious heritage, career goals and how Hazelip School of Theology might contribute to the achievement of those pursuits

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17325 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 525 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17325 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 525 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Memphis

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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