Connect real life with real theology.

An ecumenical professional degree program of study, worship, practice, and community life supporting leaders who join in God’s work in the world. Our fully accredited MA in Ministry & Leadership is ideal for those already in active ministry.

The Director of the Master of Arts in Ministry & Leadership Program is Julia M. O’Brien, PhD, Professor of Hebrew Bible / Old Testament.

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Convenient Weekend Schedule To Earn Your Degree

  • Earn your degree in 3 years
  • Classes held Friday nights, Saturday mornings
  • Take up to 6 credits per term

Our Unique, Wholistic Program Features

  • Access to ministerial formation that enriches theological reflection
  • Support from a collegium of peers and the benefits of in-person scholarship
  • The convenience and flexibility of online learning

Exciting, Relevant Courses

  • The Church & Social Change
  • Worship
  • Pastoral Care
  • Making Disciples
  • Developing Leaders

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 3 years of documented service in ministry setting (paid or volunteer)

New Graduate Degree

Our unique 48-credit professional degree program is tailor-made for you if you are already established in a ministry setting including:

  • Church
  • Religious institution
  • Faith-based organization
  • Nonprofit organization

Our Program Of Study, Worship, Practice And Community Supports Leaders Like You Who Join In God's Work In The World.

You’ll Be Able To:


in Theological Reflection


Core Ministerial Practices


Leadership Capacities


with Spiritual Practices

Because this is a fully accredited degree program, you are eligible to apply for financial aid, student loans, and scholarships

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MA in Ministry & Leadership Tuition 2021-2022

3-year program: $11,260 annual flat-rate tuition

Add classes for $734 per credit hour to graduate in 2 years

Click here for the 2021-22 tuition and fee sheet