School of Theology & Christian Ministry

Requirements and Degree Core Structure

The Online Master of Arts in Christian Ministry has the following degree requirements:

  • Complete 48 hours of courses.
  • For each course, recruit a small group of adults in your local context and teach them for five hours using information learned in that course.
  • Achieve a grade of C- or above in all required courses.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

The MACM has a core structure of courses:

  • Orientation to Online Graduate Theological Studies
  • Literature and History of the Old Testament I and II
  • Literature and History of the New Testament I and II
  • Constructive Theology I and II
  • Church of God Reformation Movement (or your denominational history)
  • History of the Christian Church
  • Ethics for the Vocation of Ministry
  • Biblical Foundations of Mission
  • The Ministry of Reconciliation

For detailed information on these courses, sequence, and the program structure, see the current Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry catalog.