PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

  • The Master of Arts in Ministry degree prepares students for effective ministry of servant-leadership from the basis of Scripture, spiritual formation, service in context, and professional skills.

  • Students will be prepared for effective leadership in a local church, para-church organizations, or other ministry related careers.

  • Those who are currently in professional ministry can bolster their skills with an applicable, relevant, and flexible program that allows students to make a degree to fit their individual ministry goals.

  • With single or dual concentration


Career Opportunities

  • Senior Pastor

  • Executive Pastor

  • Children’s Pastor

  • Discipleship Pastor

  • Pastoral Lay Counseling

  • Men’s Ministry

  • Women’s Ministry

  • Youth Pastor

  • Worship Pastor

  • Church Planter

Accredidation

HIU is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

The M.A. program is supplemented by the national accreditation from the Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY

Students who have previously earned an M.A. in Ministry at HIU may pursue the M.Div degree and may receive up to 36 units toward completion of the M.Div. degree.

Quick Facts

TOTAL UNITS: SINGLE- 36 DUAL- 42

COST PER UNIT: $450

APPX COST: SINGLE - $16,200, DUAL - $18,900

COURSES: 100% ONLINE

ACCREDITATION: WSCUC, ABHE

*TUITION MAY INCREASE 3-5% EACH YEAR

 

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The coursework provided me with the knowledge, confidence, resources, and critical thinking skills to become a better disciple, pastoral counselor, and church leader.

ANITA BURNS, M.A. ‘14, PASTOR OF SPIRITUAL GROWTH


 

For program curriculum and course descriptions, refer to our current catalog.