Master of Arts in
Empower Your Calling
Have you ever wanted to understand the Bible more fully? Are you interested in developing useful skills for ministry? On your journey of following Christ, you may have started to see the benefit of ministry preparation to help empower your calling. The Master of Arts in Christian Ministries is an integrative program that uses biblical, theological, historical and contextual foundations to prepare you for a lifetime of fruitful ministry.
In this 55-hour program, you’ll develop strong competencies for ministry. MACM coursework equips you with skills in critical exegesis, faithful preaching, leadership expertise, spiritual formation practices, Christian ethics, and more. Learn from experts in your field who have received global recognition for their scholarship and have decades of ministry experience. If a full-time schedule is a challenge for you, we offer flexible coursework so you can keep up with your job and family.
What to Expect
In our degree program, you will learn the foundations of faithful, critical Scripture interpretation and application. Our curriculum is designed to help you build a missional vision of kingdom ministry within our ever-changing world. Together with your peers, you will have the opportunity to establish disciplines in your life and community that foster spiritual and moral formation. We teach dependence on Christ in all you do as you put your theological education into practice.
55 Credit Hours
Step Into Your Calling
Develop the practical ministry competencies and Scripture interpretation skills you need to live out your calling.
Community-Based Learning Opportunity
Do you want to complete your studies in a tight-knit community? MACM students are eligible to join LIFE 631, a residential, co-curricular program that prioritizes emotional and spiritual formation. Study with others who share your calling.
Hear from MACM Students
MACM, 2019 Graduate
Ashland Theological Seminary was a great blessing for me! Your spiritual formation will lead to radical transformation and your education and experience will lead to discernment. Enjoy this time; embrace it.
Theological Education You Can Afford
One of your main concerns with theological education may be the costs involved. For a limited time, we’re offering a $6,000 scholarship to the first 100 new students matriculating in fall 2022. In addition, all returning students will receive 15% off the total cost of tuition for fall & spring semesters to ensure you can access the ministry preparation you need.
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We’re here to support you as you follow God’s call on your life. When you complete this form, we will personally reach out to discuss our Christian Ministries program. We’re here to support you as you discern which path of ministry at Ashland Theological Seminary is right for you.