Master of Ministry

The Master of Ministry (M.Min.) is a 33-credit hour program designed for those who desire advanced training on a graduate level in order to enhance their Bible knowledge.

The Master of Ministry degree is divided between three categories. Each degree will complete the Master of Ministry core courses (12 credit hours), the required courses for the concentration the student choose (9 credit hours), and electives (12 credit hours).

Students may select from the following list of degrees that are currently offered:

  • A Master of Ministry Degree with a Pastoral Studies Concentration
  • A Master of Ministry Degree with a Church Ministries Concentration
  • A Master of Ministry Degree with a Biblical Counseling Concentration
  • A Master of Ministry Degree with a Missions and Cross-Cultural Studies Concentration
  • A Master of Ministry Degree with a Bible/Theology Concentration
  • Biblical Leadership in the 21st Century (3)
  • Discipleship, Mentoring, and Equipping (3)
  • Research and Writing (3)
  • Spiritual Formation (3)
  • Systematic Theology (3)
  • Principles of Biblical Counseling (3)
  • Advanced Sermon Development (3)
  • Advanced Hermeneutics (3)
  • Ministry to the Family (3)
  • Principles of Biblical Counseling (3)
  • Organization and Administration of Church Ministries (3)
  • Counseling Problems and Procedures (3)
  • Principles of Biblical Counseling (3)
  • Premarital, Marital, and Family Counseling (3)
  • Theological Issues in Missions (3)
  • Cross-Cultural Communications and Anthropology (3)
  • Cross-Cultural Church Planting (3)
  • Theology I (3)
  • Theology II (3)
  • Theology III (3)
  • *Theology IV (3)
  • *Replaces Systematic Theology in the core courses
Electives consist of all non-required courses including those in the MCEd. Program and the MBS Program.
  1. The program will be completed through taking one-week modules throughout the year.
  2. Due to the nature of the material the language courses will be offered utilizing the semester format.
  3. All courses are offered online. Students may design their program to suit their needs, taking some, none, or all of their courses online, in the Fredericksburg classroom, or at a distance-learning site. However, students may not switch between online and the other options within a course.
  4. All module courses provide the student 30 days beyond the date of the final class to complete major projects. The course instructor determines which coursework is due during the module and which is given the 30 days for completion.