The Master of Arts in Ministry (M.A.M.) is a two-year degree program providing students with basic theological education to ministers for whom the Master of Divinity is not required by their churches or denominations, lay leaders and those serving as commissioned elders and licensed pastors who are interested in general or specialized forms of ministry.
REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE
The MTS degree is awarded upon the successful completion of 18 units, including courses devoted to work on the master’s thesis. This degree program can be completed in two years of full-time study. It must be completed within four years of matriculation into the program. Students will plan their course of studies with an advisor according to guidelines outlined in the Master's Level Campus Life Handbook..
The M.Div., a three-year degree program, prepares individuals for ordained ministry in the Church and for vocations in Pastoral, teaching, agency, governing body, or ecumenical staff ministries as well as ministries of social service and chaplaincy.
The M.Div. degree must be completed within six years of matriculation into the program. Students will plan their course of studies with an advisor according to guidelines outlined in the Master's Level Campus Life Handbook.
Pilgrimage in Faithfulness (PIF)