Christian Education

Union Presbyterian Seminary

24 months
470 USD/credit
470 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The purpose of the M.A.C.E. degree program is to prepare you to become a professional educator in Christian congregations or other educational settings. Graduates serve in various capacities and ministerial settings: churches, camps, schools, non-profit organizations, conference centers, and ecclesial governing bodies.


Students take courses in biblical studies and theology (9 hours), as well as educational theory, educational practice, and faith formation (9 hours). Supervised ministry work (6 hours) and an integrative mentored project (3 hours) help draw together classroom studies and practical experiences. Students can also pursue special interests through elective courses (9 hours).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Biblical Interpretation – Old Testament
  •  Biblical Interpretation – New Testament
  •  Spiritual Theology & Christian Education
  •  Ministry with Children and Families
  • Adult Religious Education
  • The Christian Life
  • Community Engaged Teaching & Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • 18 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Blended Learning Program

  • July 1 for Fall
  • October 1 for Spring




On Campus, Blended

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

Candidates for the M.A.C.E. program normally must have received a bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university accredited by one of the regional accrediting agencies in the United States or hold an equivalent educational credential from another country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


Balancing the call from God with the realities of financial responsibility is no easy task. It may seem daunting, but you are not alone! For two centuries seminarians at Union Presbyterian Seminary have balanced these two realities of theological education with the help of the Financial Aid staff.Beginning with the 2017-18 academic year, scholarships for full time students will include 100% tuition aid.

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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