MASTER DEGREES

CAREY’S VISION IS TO EMPOWER FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN LEADERS FOR EVERY GENERATION, CULTURE, AND COMMUNITY.

CAREY believes that our educational mission is to equip individuals with the the knowledge and skills to live more intentionally, thoughtfully and faithfully in the church and the world. Our goal is to help our student engage their culture and circles as thoughtful Christians, to be lifelong learners and to be effective workers in their local churches and communities.

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MASTER DEGREES

Carey MASTER PROGRAM Requirements at a Glance
M.DIV. - MASTER OF DIVINITY
(72 CREDITS)
MACM - MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
(48 CREDITS)
FOUNDATION COURSES15 CREDITS15 CREDITS
DIRECTION COURSES12 CREDITS12 CREDITS
FOCUS COURSES12 CREDITS-
SPECIALIZATION COURSES12 CREDITS12 CREDITS
SYNTHESIS COURSES9 CREDITS9 CREDITS
NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

M.DIV. - MASTER OF
DIVINITY (72 CREDITS)

The Master of Divinity degree is widely recognized as the foundational program to prepare persons for ordained ministry and for pastoral leadership in congregations and other settings. Carey’s M.Div. program is designed with the conviction that preparation for ministry is most effective when located in the local church. Students remain rooted in their primary community during their course of study, continuing to grow and learn in their own place of life and ministry.

REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATION COURSES (15 CREDITS)

MLOS - Graduate Studies Orientation (Mandatory) - 0 CREDIT
COR500 - Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module - 12 CREDITS
BIBL510 - Bible Foundation - 3 CREDITS

DIRECTION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
INDS610 - Faith & Life: Church - 3 CREDITS
APPL640 - Pastoral Life: Calling, ID, & Ethics - 3 CREDITS
THEO504 - The Gospel in a Multicultural World - 3 CREDITS
APPL624 - Interpersonal Skills & Conflict Resolutions - 3 CREDITS
FOCUS COURSES (24 CREDITS)
24 Credits in Total - Choose at least one from each category, and a total of 8 courses;
Proclamation
Evangelism & Mission
Pastoral Care
Leadership & Administration

SPECIALIZATION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
12 Credits in Total - Choose any available specialization or elective course up to a total of 12 credits

SYNTHESIS COURSES (9 CREDITS)
CAPS600 - Practicum, Capstone Project & Mentorship
NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENT
Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion

MACM - MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY (48 CREDITS)

The purpose of the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is to equip competent Christian leaders in some form of specialized ministry through contextualized theological education, with a focus to help Christian leaders to integrate faith and life through an interdisciplinary approach. This degree will be offered online with three language options (English, Chinese and Spanish).

REQUIREMENTS
FOUNDATION COURSES (15 CREDITS)

MLOS - Graduate Studies Orientation (Mandatory) - 0 CREDIT
COR500 - Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module - 12 CREDITS
BIBL510 - Bible Foundation - 3 CREDITS

DIRECTION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
INDS610 - Faith & Life: Church - 3 CREDITS
INDS620 - Faith & Life: Work - 3 CREDITS
INDS630 - Faith & Life: Family - 3 CREDITS
INDS640 - Faith & Life: Society - 3 CREDITS
SPECIALIZATION COURSES (12 CREDITS)
12 Credits in Total - Choose any available specialization or elective course up to a total of 12 credits
SYNTHESIS COURSES (9 CREDITS)
CAPS600 - Practicum, Capstone Project & Mentorship
NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENT
Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion

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