M.A. Online Blended

Christian Ministry

Dallas Baptist University

12 months
1177 USD/credit 42372 USD/year
1177 USD/credit 42372 USD/year
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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:

  • Christian Education in the Local Church

  • Principles for Bible Teaching
  • Business for Legal Administration for Ministry
  • Marriage and Family Counseling

  • Faith Formation in the Life Stages
  • Ministry to Families

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence that the student is a Christian and is compatible with DBU’s mission by proven conduct in accordance with Christian standards set forth in the Bible, announced intent, and by church involvement.
  • A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of sound moral character and compatibility with DBU's mission
  • A likelihood of academic success as demonstrated by a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all previous course work
  • Two letters of recommendation from non-family members
  • A current professional résumé

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1177 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 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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