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 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.

Program Overview - Master of Arts in Christian Ministry
 
MASTER DEGREES

MASTER
OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY

EMPOWERING FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN LEADERS for every generation, culture, and community.

Carey Theological College's Master of Arts in Christian Ministry program is for students who are looking to develop capacity for theological refelction on vocation, minsitry and missional living. Students will remain rooted in their primary community throughout their studies, continuing to grow and learn in their place of life and ministry. Their studies and ministry will complement each other as they continue to live out God's call in their life and vocation. 


 

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT


 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Carey Academic Staff


Academic Qualifications

A RECOGNIZED BACHELOR’S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION WITH A MINIMUM OF A B AVERAGE IN UNDERGRAD STUDIES

Suitable Candidates

TYPICAL STUDENTS ARE CHRISTIAN LEADERS DESIRING FURTHER THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION THAT IS CONTEXTUALIZED TO THEIR SPECIFIC MINISTRY SETTING.

TOTAL CREDITS

48

PROGRAM TUITION

$9768
PER CREDIT

PART-TIME STUDY DURATION

4
YEARS
 

MACM Streams of Specialization


 

1

Preaching

The goal of this specialization is to further equip and empower preachers to preach the good news with greater insight into the task of preaching and with greater understanding of the news preachers preach.

2

SPIRITUAL FORMATION (THROUGH THE PARTICIPATION OF THE CSF)

The Centre for Spiritual Formation (CSF) exists to cultivate a deeper, more intimate relationship with Christ within the lives of its participants. The program provides a variety of learning experiences that involves instruction and reflection, thoughtful practice and spiritual companionship, service and prayer.

3

BIBLE STUDY AND TEACHING

The Bible Study and Teaching specialization is designed to help Christian leaders and pastors to go deeper in their understanding of God’s word and equip them with the tools to teach the Bible to others.

4

NORTH AMERICAN CHINESE CHURCH MINISTRIES (NACCM)

The North American Chinese Church Ministries (NACCM) specialization is designed to provide contextualized training for leadership in trilingual (Mandarin, Cantonese and English) and bicultural (Chinese and Western) North American Chinese Church communities, helping students to learn, reflect, dialogue, and integrate the universal Christian tradition within the North American Chinese church context, in order to take up roles as second and third- generation leaders and to meet the particular challenges and opportunities in the modern Chinese church.

5

CAMPUS/COLLEGE STUDENT MINISTRIES

Through partnership with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Carey has developed a Diploma program in Campus/College Student Ministries, providing training and resources to enrich ministry in a campus environment or among young adults in the local church. Courses in this area may be taken as electives in Carey’s Masters Programs to form a specialization in Campus and/or College Student Ministries.

 

PROGRAM FEATURES


Through this program students will be able to:

Develop capacity for critical and constructive theological reflection on vocation and ministry in their specific contexts

Construct meaningful applications of their Christian faith in their daily living and vocation

Acquire necessary skill sets for practicing missional living in the context of their vocational call

Express growth in personal, relational, and spiritual maturity.

The curriculum incorporates the opportunity to specialize in an area such as interdisciplinary theology, Chinese church ministry, and missional communities.

The MACM program is embedded into the life of the church and is best suited to students who are able to regularly act and reflect in the context of a ministry setting. It is normally only offered to those who will be in active ministry roles for the duration of the program.

 
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PROFESSIONAL

Your professional development matters as you study. Our faculty take special care in designing high quality courses which strengthen your professional skills as part of the learning process.

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GLOBAL

Through our innovative course design, you will be able to engage with other MACM students from all over the world, as well as with our faculty and peers, to gain unique perspectives as you complete your coursework.

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COLLABORATIVE

We encourage collaborative learning with other Christian leaders who will challenge you to a greater level of excellence while fostering lifelong friendships in ministry.

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MINISTRY-BASED

We believe that you'll learn best when grounded within the context of a ministry setting. Not only will you personally benefit but your co-workers, family and friends will also share in the fruit of applying your MACM studies in the real world.

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CUSTOMIZED

Our growing roster of excellent adjunct faculty bring world-class experience to your studies. Through customizable program streams, you will be able to create meaningful learning opportunities with the support of engaged supervisors.

“Carey has constantly exceeded my expectations with the quality of courses, professors and flexibility of the programs.”

David Ohori, First Baptist Church Prince George

 
 

“In Carey school you will find your life with Chris so close. The campus and friend around you are so deep in there faith.”

Gibril Koroma, Winnipeg campus

 

MACM COURSE REQUIREMENTS
(TOTAL: 48 CREDITS)


 
 

FOUNDATION COURSES (18 CREDITS)

MLOS - Graduate Studies Orientation (Mandatory) - 0 CREDIT
COR510 - Intro to Old Testament 1 - 3 CREDITS
COR511 - Intro to Old Testament 2 - 3 CREDITS
COR520 - Intro to New Testament 1 - 3 CREDITS
COR521 - Intro to New Testament 2 - 3 CREDITS
COR530 - Intro to Christian Thought 1 - 3 CREDITS
COR531 - Intro to Christian Thought 2 - 3 CREDITS

 
 

DIRECTION COURSES (9 CREDITS)

INDS610 - Faith & Life: Church - 3 CREDITS
THEO504 - The Gospel in a Multi-Cultural World - 3 CREDITS
APPL625 - Interpersonal Skills & Conflict Resolution - 3 CREDITS

 
 

FOCUS COURSES (12 CREDITS)

12 Credits in Total - Choose one from each category;
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)

CAPS700 - Capstone - 9 CREDITS

 

 
 

NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENT

Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion
 

 

SUGGESTED STUDY PLAN
(48 Credits)

 
 

FALLWINTERSPRINGSUMMER
YEAR 1COR 510 Intro to OT ICOR 511 Intro to OT IICOR 521 Intro to NT IIFree Elective
COR 530 Intro to Christian Thought ICOR 520 Intro to NT ICOR 531 Intro to Christian Thought IIFree Elective
MLOS 500 Student Orientation
YEAR 2INDS 610 F&L ChurchTHEO 504 Gospel in a Multi-cultural WorldAPPL 625 Interpersonal SkillsFree Elective
Capstone Project (9)Free Elective

Note: We encourage you to carefully review our most up to date Academic Catalogue for further information. In cases where the the Academic Catalogue conflicts with any other information presented, including Carey’s website, printed material, staff and faculty communication (whether written or oral) etc., the Academic Catalogue valid at that time shall be deemed correct.
 
 

MACM ADMISSION PROCESS


 
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1.CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY


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2.Submit an Application


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3.Approval Process


 

For more detailed information, please refer to the Admissions Page

 
 

DMIN ADMISSION PROCESS


 

1.CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY


2.Submit an Application


3.Approval Process


UPCOMING COURSE
SPRING 2018