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College of Christian Studies

Master of Ministry (M.Min)

Program Overview

The Master of Ministry degree instills leadership while providing a great foundational understanding of ministry. This degree is designed for those who have recently felt the call to the ministry, those already involved in the ministry who never received an advanced degree, and lay leaders who want to increase their effectiveness. It is intentionally broad, with a mix of biblical studies, theology, and practical preparation. Your professors are both academically trained and experienced practitioners. This 42-credit hour online program allows you to continue your education while managing all of your other responsibilities.

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Program at a
Glance

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS

36

DETAILS

Total Credit Hours: 36
Program Type: M.Min.
Location: Online & Seated (Main Campus): semesters & summer intensives | Hybrid: combination of online and seated.
Time to Complete: 2-3 Years
Start Date: Fall: August & October | Spring: January & March | Summer: May & June
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Why AU?

Ready for the next chapter in your academic, professional, and spiritual life? Whether you are graduating high school or pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree, we invite you to be a part of one of the top regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report). Come discover why the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identified Anderson University as one of the top-ranked, most affordable colleges in the country. Take the next step in your journey of academic excellence today.
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Career Outlook

Ministry is constantly changing. This program will prepare you for new positions in media ministry, family ministry, creative arts ministry, youth ministry, and so much more. We want you to come out of this program prepared to adapt and effectively do ministry in a variety of settings.

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Career Outlook

Ministry is constantly changing. This program will prepare you for new positions in media ministry, family ministry, creative arts ministry, youth ministry, and so much more. We want you to come out of this program prepared to adapt and effectively do ministry in a variety of settings.

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Anderson University is a national leader in higher education in its use of technology to support and enhance all aspects of its core function—teaching and learning, which has led to the institution being recognized as an Apple Distinguished School since 2014. Through Anderson’s Digital Learning Initiative, Anderson has provided all of its residential undergraduate students and select graduate program students with an iPad Air and Apple Pencil. The mission of transforming learning experiences and preparing students to serve their communities and careers in the twenty-first century is enhanced through mobile devices developed by Apple.

Admission Requirements

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Previous Degree Required

A bachelor’s degree is required to enroll in this program.

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Transcript Requirements

Official undergraduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution are required during the application is required during the application process for this program (a GRE may be required if the undergraduate degree is not from a regionally accredited university). If graduate work has been completed, submit official graduate transcripts as well.

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Additional Admission Requirements

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Application Deadline

The application deadline is two (2) weeks before a term start date.

More Information

I-20 Approved: No
I-17 Approved: No
Non Degree Option Available (Minor): Yes
Program Director:
Dr. Kriss Barnett
Breakdown of Credit Hours:
36 Credit Hours – Program Requirements
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