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Master of Arts

Upon completion of the Master of Arts program, you can pursue your career and ministry role with knowledge and skills in five distinct areas. These learning domains prepare you to uniquely influence our world for Christ.

Program Learning Outcomes


Specialized Knowledge

ABTS students will demonstrate knowledge of, and proficiency in, the terminology, theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to the field of ministry leadership.


Applied Knowledge and Collaborative Learning

ABTS students will exhibit competency in applying their knowledge to address real-life problems through both individual and group effort.


Intellectual Skills

ABTS students will demonstrate their ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.


Global and Civic Engagement

ABTS students will demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues. This will include issues related to understanding diversity and developing cultural awareness in ministry leadership.


Biblical Worldview Integration and Action

ABTS students will be able to articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues. In particular, students will demonstrate an understanding of the integration of Christian worldview and culture from a ministry leadership perspective.

Related Programs

ABTS offers programs and concentrations for future ministry leaders. Take a look at the other degree program we offer.

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