Master of Christian Education

The Master of Christian Education degree is a 30-credit hour program designed for those who are successfully engaged in a Christian educational ministry, and who desire advanced training on a graduate level in order to enhance their knowledge and ministry skills within the scope of Christian education.

The purpose of this degree is to provide a program in academic and professional educational ministry competencies rooted in biblically-integrated instructional disciplines.

The MCEd curriculum is divided between required courses and electives (18 required credits and 12 electives). Electives include courses in education, church ministries, and general education.

  • History and Philosophy of Education (3)
  • Curriculum Development for Christian Educators (3)
  • Assessment in Education (3)
  • Instructional Strategies (3)
  • Research and Writing (3)
  • Independent Research in Education (3)
  • Advanced Instructional Technology and Education (3)
  • Interpersonal Communications (3)
  • Christian School Administration (3)
  • Teaching Diverse Learners (3)
  • Biblical Leadership in the 21st Century (3)
  • Principles of Biblical Counseling (3)
  • Spiritual Formation (3)

  1. Most graduate classes are offered in eight-week modules.
  2. All courses are offered online. Students may design their program to suit their needs, taking some, none, or all of their courses online or on campus.