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Master's Degree

Contextual Ministry

COURSE DESIGN

This degree has been designed for individuals serving in contextual ministries.

 

Traditional seminary degrees are often
out of reach due to work, family, geography,
or finances.

Our degree is offered entirely online featuring
video-based micro-lectures, ZOOM video-conferencing, and tutorial formats.

The Diploma will list the degree and concentration.  

Some examples include (but are not limited to):

 

Spiritual Formation

Theological Studies

Faith-Based Non-Profit Leadership

 

Faith-Based Community Development

The 30 credit hour course of study includes:

Tutorial Course Experience

Four 3-credit hour courses:


Introduction to Graduate Studies

Tutorial I with a Faculty Mentor

in the area of Contextualization

Tutorial II with a Faculty Mentor

in the area of Contextualization

Tutorial III with a Faculty Mentor

in the area of Contextualization

Ministry Experience may be applied to the Tutorial Course requirements following an evaluation of those experiences.

 

 

Capstone Experience

Three 6-credit hour courses

Capstone Research

Capstone Project

Capstone Paper

Round Library

faculty-mentor
directed

The Faculty Mentor facilitates scheduled video conversations and participates in the portfolio preparation and examination.

Capstone
experience

Students journey through a series of research milestones to generate the final Capstone Project that addresses a Need or Opportunity in their ministry context.

online
flexible

Students set their own schedule and proceed at their own pace. Each course can be completed within 30 to 90 days.