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MA/Educational Ministries

Next Start Date

January 11th

Credit Hours

36 hours

Format

100% Online

Why Choose Trinity's Online MA/Educational Ministries Degree?

Our online degree programs are structured to provide you with a true Trinity community experience, even from the comfort of your own home. The convenience and flexibility of online classes and coursework can be made to work for your unique situation and needs. Let’s work together so that you can study online and benefit from the best that Trinity has to offer!
The Master of Arts in Educational Ministries program will help you reach your ministry goals by focusing your coursework on three themes in educational ministry: Congregational Life (family, age-specific and inter-generational ministry), Collaborative Ministry Engagement (leadership, small groups, teams), and Formational Learning (formational discipleship, teaching, and learning).

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CURRICULUM

The flexibility of this program means that your course options will vary widely according to your interests, what’s available at particular Extension Sites, and courses you can take by cross-registering with other seminaries in the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) consortium. You’ll want to pay attention to the most recent version of the Academic Catalog as well as to the course schedules for your Extension Site. Courses you’ll take will include the following:

Financial Aid

Did you know that nearly 95% of our students receive some form of financial aid? At Trinity we offer scholarships, grants, rebates, and other aid options to help pay for the cost of schooling. Learn more about what is available below or by contacting the Financial Aid Office at [email protected].

what Can i do with an MA/Educational Ministries Degree?

The Master of Arts in Educational Ministries is uniquely designed to turn ministry practitioners into educational leaders who in turn equip others for vibrant church ministries. A degree in Educational Ministries can prepare you for doctoral studies, leadership in parachurch ministries, camps, or teaching in Christian schools.

Student Learning Outcomes

The Master of Arts in Educational Ministries will enable participants to:
  • Critique educational practices and experiences with renewed theoretical and educational understanding.
  • Ground their educational thinking in a strong biblical and theoretical base.
  • Integrate educational theory with Christian character and formation
  • Link their educational framework within a contextualized ministry practice
  • Identify and articulate a leadership philosophy and implementation strategy within an organizational system

Admission Requirements

In addition to the requirements for general admission, you’ll need the following:
  • An undergraduate major in educational ministries or its equivalent that includes a minimum of 30 hours in educational ministries, Bible / theology, and social science studies; or
  • An undergraduate major or its equivalent with exposure to educational practice in the church, in parachurch / other Christian organizations, or in the public education arena; and,
  • Leadership experience in educational practice.

Certificate in Educational Ministries

Alternatively, some applicants may not meet the above ideal admission requirements, but possess the following and are encouraged to apply to the Educational Ministries certificate. Learn More >>

  • Intensive or extensive life experience with educational practice in the church, parachurch, other Christian organization, or in the public education arena (generally five-plus years of full-time experience)
  • Non-formal or informal preparation for theological study in educational ministries at the graduate level (theological education in a church or parachurch environment)
  • Demonstrated academic ability through evaluation and interview by the Educational Ministries department (personal interview encompassing demonstrable skills, character, knowledge, and critical thinking)

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Featured Faculty

“The Master of Arts in Educational Ministries is designed to equip leaders for collaborative ministry engagement and transformational teaching and learning. It is based on biblical-theological foundations, whole life discipleship, congregational best practices, and educational theory and practice, affording students the opportunity to integrate their learning with their practical ministry experiences.”

Mimi Larson
Assistant Professor

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Our online degree programs are structured to provide you with a true Trinity community experience, even from the comfort of your home. Plus the convenience and flexibility of online classes and coursework can be made to work for your unique situation and needs. Let us work with you so that you can benefit from the best that Trinity has to offer.