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Christian Ministry

Southern California Seminary

12 months
433 USD/credit 15588 USD/year
433 USD/credit 15588 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) is the most flexible of all the Southern California Seminary’s programs.


Out of a total of 36 units, 12 units are dedicated to the student’s area of interest related to Christian ministry. By taking 12 units each trimester, the program can be completed in a year.


Upon successful completion of the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program from Southern California Seminary students will be able to:

  • Interpret the content of the Old and New Testaments utilizing a literal-grammatical-historical hermeneutic;
  • Demonstrate a graduate-level proficiency in writing on topics related to biblical studies and the Christian worldview;
  • Explain the foundational theological doctrines of the Christian faith;
  • Expound Biblical truths in a variety of settings; and
  • Apply biblical knowledge for spiritual growth and discipleship.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bible survey
  • Hermeneutics
  • Analysis of Romans
  • History of Philosophy and Worldviews
  • Christian Ethics and Leaderships

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admission 
  • Request Official Transcripts
  • Submit Essay (2-essays for DMin)
  • Submit Reference (Pastor/Chaplain)
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 433 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15588 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 433 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for El Cajon

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.


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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