Master of Arts in Ministry to Women
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)
Students will demonstrate an ability to interpret and teach biblical and theological truths that promote spiritual growth in a local church or ministry.
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.
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.
Students will demonstrate growth in personal and spiritual maturity.
Basic Ministerial Competency Component (18 hours)
Biblical Exposition Competency (9 hours)
Exploring the Old Testament
Exploring the New Testament
Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics
Christian Theological Heritage Competency (3 hours)
Systematic Theology 1
NOBTS, SBC, and Cooperative Program
Disciplemaking Competency (6 hours)
Supervised Ministry 1: Personal Evangelism (M)
Introduction to Spiritual Formation (M)
Personal Disciple Making (M)
Discipleship Strategies (M)
Ministry to Women Competency Component (18 hours)
Ministry to Women Core (12 hours)
Foundations in Ministry to Women
Contemporary Context of Ministry to Women
Women in Ministry Leadership
Ministry to Women Concentration (6 hours)
Select 6 hours from a combination of electives:
Mentoring in Ministry to Women (M)
Teaching & Writing Ministry for Women
Emerging Generations in Ministry to Women
Intercultural Missions and Ministry to Women
Ministry to Women Special Event
Ministry to Women Project or Special Topic
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.