Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.
About the Program
ACU’s Master of Arts in Christian Ministry is a flexible degree program designed to equip you for competent leadership in ministry fields such as youth and family ministry, children’s ministry and education ministry. This M.A. degree is also ideal if you’re looking to deepen your theological knowledge for a career outside ministry, such as in education or social service.
All the Details on Your Degree
With many elective hours, you are able to personalize your online ministry degree to match your particular ministry passions and interests. The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry is also available as a residential program in Abilene.
History of Christianity
Foundations of the Theology of Ministry
Upcoming Start Dates
August 22, 2022
January 9, 2023
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