Master of Arts in Ministry to Women

Degree Overview

Vocational Calling

To serve in ministries to women (particularly as ministry to women, denominational leader, mission agency leader, non-profit leader, or itinerant Bible teacher) primarily in local churches as well as missions, denominational agencies and other related ministries.

For further information, please contact:

  • Dr. Emily Dean (Program Supervisor and Program Coordinator/Advisor)

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate an ability to interpret and teach biblical and theological truths that promote spiritual growth in a local church or ministry.

  2. A. Students will be able to create and lead a comprehensive ministry to women for a church or ministry

    B. Students will demonstrate the importance of a strategy for leading ministries to women and providing discipleship for the individual, church, and denomination.

  3. Students will demonstrate the knowledge and understanding of leadership principles, processes, and strategies for ministry to women in and through the church and its ministries.

  4. Students will demonstrate growth in personal and spiritual maturity.

Program Requirements

Basic Ministerial Competency Component (18 hours)

Biblical Exposition Competency (9 hours)

Course

Hours

Exploring the Old Testament

3

Exploring the New Testament

3

Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

3

Christian Theological Heritage Competency (3 hours)

course

hours

Systematic Theology 1

3

NOBTS, SBC, and Cooperative Program

*

Disciplemaking Competency (6 hours)

course

hours

Supervised Ministry 1: Personal Evangelism (M)

2

Introduction to Spiritual Formation (M)

1

Personal Disciple Making (M)

1

Discipleship Strategies (M)

2

Ministry to Women Competency Component (18 hours)

Ministry to Women Core (12 hours)

course

hours

Foundations in Ministry to Women

3

Contemporary Context of Ministry to Women

3

Women in Ministry Leadership

3

Biblical Womanhood

3

Ministry to Women Concentration (6 hours)

course

hours

Select 6 hours from a combination of electives:

Mentoring in Ministry to Women (M)

3

Teaching & Writing Ministry for Women

3

Emerging Generations in Ministry to Women

3

Intercultural Missions and Ministry to Women

3

Ministry to Women Special Event

1-3

Ministry to Women Project or Special Topic

1-3

Total Required: 36 hours

(M) indicates course is available in a mentoring format

*All graduate students must take this course during orientation in their first semester; however, students will not receive a credit hour or be charged for the course.