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M.A. in Christian Ministry FAQs

M.A. in Christian Ministry FAQs

M.A. Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry FAQs

If you are interested in pursuing a M.A. in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry, find answers to commonly asked questions below.

Is the Master of Arts in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry program accredited?

All of Colorado Christian University's programs are regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit our Accreditation site for details.

How many credit hours is the M.A. in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry program and how long does it take to complete?

The program is 39 credit hours and can be completed in as little as 17 months with full-time study, or take up to four years to complete. See the M.A. in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry Curriculum page for additional information.

What can I do with a M.A. in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry?

The master's degree in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry is designed to prepare students for church and ministry leadership at the executive level: executive pastors ("second-chair" leaders) or executive directors (leaders of care-focused non-profits or para-church ministries). 

How much does the program cost?

View current tuition and fees for the M.A. in Executive Leadership in Christian Ministry program.

Is financial aid available?

See our Financial Aid site for detailed information about financial aid and payment options for graduate students. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You are also encouraged to check with your employer about additional tuition benefits that may be available through your company.

How does the online format work?

Online students utilize Blackboard Learn, a leading solution in electronic education, to participate in classes that blend the latest in eLearning technology with the latest business theory and practice. Students attend classes electronically, do research using the Internet, exchange e-mail, and participate in online discussions. Even assignments and tests are submitted online. Weekly assignments are required, but the course design generally allows participants to complete coursework at the times and places that work best for them prior to scheduled deadlines.

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