Master of Arts in Ministerial Studies

The M.A. in Ministerial Studies is an online program that is designed to prepare students currently enrolled in the Church of the Nazarene Course of Study for Ordination. 

This program provides a comprehensive education in theology, Bible, and practics, preparing the next generation of ministerial leaders for the work of ministry in the 21st century. Designed to sufficiently meet the outcomes necessary for educational requirements in the Church of the Nazarene, this degree provides students a robust, graduate level experience while also addressing the ministerial requirement for educational achievement for ordination. 


Curriculum Overview

  • Format: Online
  • Program Length: 2+ years
  • Credit Hours: 36-54 hours depending on Advanced Standing
  • Total Tuition Cost: $450 per credit hour

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Start Dates

  • May 8, 2023
  • August 28, 2023
  • January 15, 2024

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