The purpose of the Master of Arts in Christian Education Degree is to equip individuals to serve in ministry leadership (including ministry to children, youth, and adults; church administration; social work; ministers of discipleship, assimilation, maturity; and associate pastors) primarily in local churches, as well as missions, denominational agencies, and other related ministries.
The MACE student may choose a concentration in a number of areas. To do so, the student must substitute the requirements for the concentration with the Christian Education Electives in the degree plan. A student may obtain a concentration in one of the following:
The purpose of the Master of Divinity with a Specialization in Christian Education degree is to equip people to be pastors, associate pastors, ministers of education, ministers of discipleship, assimilation, or maturity, or other age-level church staff members, offering over 30 hours of specialized study in age group ministry and ministry evangelism.
Concentrations are available in all of the areas listed above.
Concentration in Ministry Leadership and Administration
The purpose of the Master of Divinity with a Specialization in Leadership degree is to equip students to serve as a pastor, ministerial staff member of a local church, denominational leader, or military chaplain.
The purpose of the Master of Divinity - Collegiate Ministry Track degree program is to equip individuals with knowledge, attitudes, and skills through classroom and field ministry experiences that may be applied in the practice of professional collegiate ministry.