Master of Theology in CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
The Master of Theology in Christian Ministry offers advanced training in the practical and spiritual aspects of ministry. Christian leadership principles are explored and applied, the balance between ministry and family-life is examined, and Christian doctrine is studied from an in-depth perspective.
Hone your preaching and teaching methods, develop your administrative skills, and gain the practical and spiritual tools necessary to stay successful in ministry.
Relevant topics include Leadership Studies, Biblical Prayer Principles, The Minister’s Family, Organizational Communication and Dynamics, Church Administration and Finance, The Art of Preaching and Teaching, The Minister’s Family, Biblical Hermeneutics, etc.
Potential Career Options: Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor, Church Administrator, Ministry Leader, Chaplain
You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Pastoral Studies, Biblical Studies, or Christian Leadership. Click here to see more opportunities.
Your Experience Matters…
HCU Graduate Studies-Prior Learning Experience (GS-PLE) credits are available. You may qualify for up to 9 credit-hours, constituting three 3-credit graduate courses, in an HCU graduate degree program for prior professional experience.
Graduate Studies-Prior Learning Experience credits may be awarded to the graduate student who has professional experience in the ministry or in relevant business activities. Awarded graduate-level academic credits are based on experience, life-long achievements, and years of professional service and training.
Interested graduate students should contact an Admissions Advisor to begin the process of applying for HCU Graduate Studies-Prior Learning Experience credits. The “HCU Graduate Studies-PLE Worksheet/Application” is available upon request and in the HCU Graduate Studies Academic Catalog. A $50.00 non-refundable Graduate Studies PLE Assessment Fee is required for submission and assessment of the HCU Graduate Studies PLE Worksheet/Application. A “per credit-hour awarded fee” will also be assessed based upon the number of credits-hours awarded to the graduate student. Click here for more information.
The Master of Theology in Christian Ministry Core Courses
|Course Prefix||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|HCUG 5003||Introduction to Graduate Studies in Ministry and Theology||2|
|THEO 5103||Realities of Righteousness and Authority||3|
|THEO 5113||Biblical Prayer Principles||3|
|PMIN 5103||The Minister’s Family||3|
|PMIN 5023||Applied Leadership||3|
|BIBL 5153||Biblical Hermeneutics||3|
|PMIN 5043||Advanced Homiletics||3|
|THEO 5403||Biblical Foundations of Christian Leadership||3|
|PMIN 5353||Church Administration and Finance||3|
|PMIN 5113||Ecclesiology: Universal and Local||3|
|Total Credits Required||38|
|* Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information. Program subject to change.|