Christian Ministry

Dallas Baptist University

M.A. Online Blended
12 months
1053 USD/credit
1053 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The M.A. in Christian Ministry program at Dallas Baptist University explores general concepts of ministry to equip students for a lifetime of service in a variety of church or church-related contexts. The degree is highly flexible and designed to prepare you for your unique calling.


Students in the Christian Ministry program at Dallas Baptist University learn how to be effective pastoral ministers through practical, biblical, historical, theological, and general ministry-related courses. 

They also have the opportunity to apply what they learn in relevant ministry contexts and dialogue with ministry leaders in the field. A generous variety of elective courses can adapt to your personal calling in ministry, resulting in a customized degree plan.

Program Goals

  • Provide a flexible, easily adaptable program of study that allows students to pursue their specific calling
  • Understand key biblical, hermeneutical, theological, and historical concepts relating to Christian ministry and mission
  • Engage in practical ministry experience through the local church and church-related endeavors
  • Identify the potential of various 21st-century ministry contexts
  • Clarify one’s calling to Christian ministry

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Christian Ministry
  • Historic Ministry in Southwest America
  • Introduction to Chaplaincy Ministry
  • Introduction to Ecumenical Liturgy

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


Blended, Online

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).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • $25 Application Fee
  • School Records - Requirement: 3.0 GPA on the USA 4.0 scale
  • Resume or CV
  • 2 Recommendation Letters
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • English Requirements
  • Graduate Admission Exam (GMAT, GRE, etc.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1053 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1053 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1053 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1053 USD per credit and a duration of 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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Christian Ministry
Dallas Baptist University