Master of Arts in Ministry

Piedmont International University

Programme Description

Master of Arts in Ministry

Piedmont International University

Master of Arts in Ministry


The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Ministry is a 30-hour program designed for church members, pastoral staff, and others in the ministry who desire to enhance their knowledge of the Bible and ministry skills. This e4-12 program is only offered through churches or organizations that are in partnership with Piedmont International University and authorized to offer the online classes. With this offering, you can receive an accredited Master's degree or you may take this for personal enrichment. See more information about the e4-12 program and how to participate.


Piedmont International University has transformed my life and ministry for the Lord. I chose this school for its consistent doctrinal teaching at all academic levels and for its dispensational approach to Scripture. The faculty and staff go the extra mile to help students receive the best education possible. If you want the best academic training for ministry, choose Piedmont! Ward Harris, B.A.B.S, M.A.B.S., Ph.D. in Progress
Associate Pastor, Church Administrator, and Bible Teacher
Ripplemead, VA Loved my time here. Solid teaching from loving and invested teachers and staff! They are compassionate, involved people that truly love God. Kathryn Best
Consumer Sales Associate at Kaplan Early Learning Company

Admissions Requirements

The student must have:

  • completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university
  • GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • An application with Piedmont International University
  • Followed all steps of admissions


Upon completion of the requirements, the graduate will be able to:

  • Defend a biblical worldview using the basic tenets of Christian theology
  • Preach/teach hermeneutically sound messages and Bible lessons
  • Utilize modern technology to enhance ministry effectiveness
  • Communicate the message of the Gospel to our culture and cross-culturally

Summary of Required Hours

  • Biblical Studies 9
  • Theology 6
  • Ministry Studies 12
  • Research 3
  • Total 30
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 20, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Online
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Full time