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ENROLLING SPRING AND FALL

Master of Ministry in
Pastoral Leadership

Program Description

A study of pastoral theology as applied to local church leadership. Students survey the multiple responsibilities and key rites of the pastorate, focusing on theological and practical integration of those duties in practice. 

Student Objectives

At the conclusion of this program the student will be able to:

  • Define one’s pastoral identity as an office within the leadership of the local church

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a local church leader in light of a biblical-theological framework of worship.

  • Adopt a healthy personal/spiritual walk to function as a leader of a Christian community.

  • Integrate conscious theological reflection into the development, leadership and assessment of the public rites and actions of a Christian community.

  • Provide pastoral leadership for the functions of Christians in a local church.

Enrollment Periods & Deadlines

This is an intensive 8-week graduate program offered twice in the Spring and once in the Fall. Below are the program periods and the application deadlines. There are only a limited number of seats available per program, so if a student is denied we recommend they apply for the next available program offering. 

First Spring Program: 1/9/23-3/13/23

Application Deadline: 12/2/22

Second Spring Program: 3/6/23-5/8/23

Application Deadline: 2/27/23

Summer Program: To be announced

(If the dates listed above are outdated on your browser, please contact the school for an updated list) 

Admission Requirements

Students must show that they have been awarded a degree equivalent to a Bachelor’s from an accredited institution or verifiable Christian seminary or a resume showing 7-10 years of extensive life ministry experience with an accompanying written recommendation from the ministry listed on the resume. 

Credit Policy

This program does not accept transferred credits nor do any credits earned in this program transfer to other institutions

Grading System

This program operates solely on a Pass/Fail grading system. In order to be eligible for passing, all assignments, including Thesis, must be submitted. The Chancellor of the institution has the full authority and discretion to determine Pass/Fail status of the student enrolled.

Cost of Attendance

There are no tuition fees for this program. There will be a nonrefundable $20 application fee. Students are free to enroll and if they pass, they will be awarded a digital diploma. If they wish to have a printed diploma there are additional fees for that. 


Printed on 11x14 with Blue Foil Crest Stamp: $250
Standard Shipping: $0
Diploma Priority Shipping: $45
International Shipping: $75
 

International Students

We do welcome international ministers to enroll into this program, however if they wish to have a printed diploma there will be a mandatory additional fee for shipping as indicated above in the Cost of Attendance section. 

 

Student Resources

Students enrolled in this program do not have the same access to student resources and Professors as other enrolled, full-time students of our seminary. This program is strictly correspondence based where the student will self-learn and has no option for one-on-ones with faculty unless the student wishes to purchase private tutoring from one of our Professors. 

Students enrolled in this program will not have access to our digital library for their thesis research, however, all required textbooks for this course is provided free of charge. 

Program Outline

Week
Day
Topic
Assignments
Time to Completion
1
1
Orientation
12 mins
1
2
World Christian History
15 mins
1
3
World Christian History
Religions on the Silk Road Video
50 mins
1
4
World Christian History Video
Video Notes
45 mins
1
5
World Christian History Essay
Reflective Essay
120 mins
2
1
Hermeneutics
35 mins
2
2
Doctrine of God
90 mins
2
3
Doctrine of God
90 mins
2
4
Theology I
90 mins
2
5
Theology II
3 page Essay Addressing Contemporary Issues
360 mins
3
1
Leadership Basics I
50 mins
3
2
Leadership Basics II
100 mins
3
3
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
3
4
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
3
5
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
4
1
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
4
2
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
4
3
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
4
4
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
4
5
Church Leadership & Administration
90 mins
5
1
CLA Final Exam
Exam
120 mins
5
2
Expository Preaching
40 mins
5
3
Expository Preaching
40 mins
5
4
Expository Preaching
60 mins
5
5
Expository Preaching
70 mins
6
1
Expository Preaching
50 mins
6
2
Expository Preaching
40 mins
6
3
Thesis Preparation
90 mins
6
4
Thesis Preparation
90 mins
6
5
Dissertation Policy Review
90 mins
7
1
Thesis
120 mins
7
2
Thesis
120 mins
7
3
Thesis
120 mins
7
4
Thesis
120 mins
7
5
Thesis
120 mins
8
1
Thesis
120 mins
8
2
Thesis
120 mins
8
3
Thesis
120 mins
8
4
Thesis
120 mins
8
5
Thesis Submission
60 mins
9
1
Assignment Make Up Day 1
60 mins
9
2
Assignment Make Up Day 2
60 mins
9
3
Thesis Last Final
60 mins
9
4
Printed Diploma Order Forms Due
30 mins
9
5
Digital Diploma Issued
30 mins
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