MA Christian Leadership



Residential: Sioux Falls  I  Distance Option Offered

The two-year Master of Arts in Christian Leadership program is designed for those seeking a place of leadership in the local church or its broader ministries who do not intend to seek ordination or to fill the role of senior pastor.  The program is designed to provide advanced biblical, theological, and practical training for individuals who desire to enhance their ministry skills. It is flexible enough to meet the educational needs of a variety of vocational objectives.  Click for info on the MACL distance program.

Downloads

Download: Master of Arts in Christian Leadership Program Sheet
Download: MACL Community Development Course of Study
Download: MACL Congregational Ministries Course of Study
Download: MACL Educational Leadership Course of Study
Download: MACL Intercultural Studies Course of Study
Download: MACL Leadership Studies Course of Study
Download: MACL Spiritual Direction Course of Study
Download: MACL Worship Leadership Course of Study
Download: MACL Youth Ministries Course of Study

 

Christian Leadership Objectives

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership seeks to aid Christian leaders in the achievement of the following specific goals:

  • Heightened spiritual self-awareness appropriate to vocational service in the church;
  • Clarity of vocational direction;
  • Commitment to the authority of Scripture as the foundation for theological learning;
  • Coherent understanding of biblical content, Christian theology, and Christian heritage;
  • Competence in a particular skill area, depending on one's major.
     

Christian Leadership Specializations

The Master of Arts in Christian Leadership offers several unique specializations allowing students to build their program around a specific area of expertise.  The program's specializations are: Community Development, Congregational Ministries, Educational Leadership, Intercultural Studies, Leadership Studies, Spiritual Direction, Worship Leadership, and Youth Ministries.  To learn more about each specific specialization, download the MACL program sheet or the specific course of study sheet above.  

Requirements for Graduation

  • Satisfactory completion of 62 semester hours.
  • Maintenance of a 2.25 grade point average.
  • Recommendation of faculty.