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Master of Art in Christian Education


The Master of Religious Education is a two-year professional degree designed to equip women and men called to vocational ministry in the local church or other ministry settings as Christian Education specialists such as Christian Education director, children’s ministry, youth ministry, adult ministry, family ministry, etc. The degree program provides a strong biblical and theological foundation while providing the specialized skills and preparation for educational ministry. The student will earn a minimum of 69 unit hours to complete the degree program.

Masters Program Learning Objectives

PLO1. That students begin developing expertise in a specialized area (e.g., pastoral ministry, missions, education)

PLO2. That alumni find employment in ministry (full-time or part-time)

PLO3. That graduates be equipped for doctoral studies

Master's Program Learning Outcomes Goals

PLO1. That students begin developing expertise in a specialized area (e.g., pastoral ministry, missions, education):
As demonstrated by 50% of graduates completing a specialization (e.g., missions concentration, MACE)MACE

PLO2. That alumni find employment in ministry (full-time or part-time):
As demonstrated by 70% of 5-year alumni being ordained
As demonstrated by 70% of 5-year alumni being employed in ministry x PLO3. That graduates be equipped for doctoral studies
As demonstrated by DKST alumni in graduate programs maintaining an average GPA of at least 3.0.