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

Master of Arts Core (27 hours)

Biblical Studies (12 hours)

course

hours

Interpreting the Old Testament 1

3

Interpreting the Old Testament 2

3

Interpreting the New Testament 1

3

Interpreting the New Testament 2

3

Theological/Historical Studies (9 hours)

course

hours

Systematic Theology 1

3

Systematic Theology 2 

3

Baptist Heritage

3

Applied Ministry Studies (6 hours)
*One course from the Applied Ministry Studies section must be taken in a mentoring format

course

hours

Evangelism (M)

OR

Christian Missions (M)

3

Discipleship and Spiritual Formation (M)

3

Ministry to Women 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

Women from a Biblical Perspective

3

Ministry to Women Concentration (6 hours)

course

hours

Select 6 hours from a combination of electives:

Teaching & Writing Ministry for Women

3

Emerging Generations in Ministry to Women

3

Intercultural Missions and Ministry to Women

3

Counseling in Ministry

3

Ministry to Women Special Event

1-3

Ministry to Women Project or Special Topic

1-3

Total Required: 45 hours

(M) Indicates course is available in a mentoring format, as well as other formats.

*One course from the Applied Ministry Studies section must be taken in a mentoring format.