Christian Ministry (M.A.C.M.)

Christian Ministry (M.A.C.M.)

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
DSMN 500Discipleship Ministries3
EVAN 525Contemporary Evangelism3
GLST 650Intercultural Communication3
HOMI 500Preparation of the Sermon3
or HOMI 601 Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching
LEAD 510Biblical Foundations of Leadership3
NBST 515New Testament Orientation I3
or NBST 520 New Testament Orientation II
NBST 610Hermeneutics3
OBST 515Old Testament Orientation I3
or OBST 520 Old Testament Orientation II
RTCH 500Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 13
THEO 525Systematic Theology I3
or THEO 530 Systematic Theology II
Total Hours30

RTCH 500 is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students

Elective Courses
Elective 13
Elective 13
Total Hours6

Choose six credit hours of 500-600 level courses of the following: CHMN, CHPL, CLCM, DSMN, EVCP, HOMI, LEAD, PACO, or YOUT

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Resident & Online Format

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
OBST 515
Old Testament Orientation I
or Old Testament Orientation II
RTCH 500 Research, Writing, and Ministry Preparation 1 3
EVAN 525 Contemporary Evangelism 3
NBST 515
New Testament Orientation I
or New Testament Orientation II
Second Semester
DSMN 500 Discipleship Ministries 3
GLST 650 Intercultural Communication 3
NBST 610 Hermeneutics 3
Elective 2 3
Third Semester
HOMI 500
Preparation of the Sermon
or Foundations of Expository Teaching and Preaching
LEAD 510 Biblical Foundations of Leadership 3
THEO 525
Systematic Theology I
or Systematic Theology II
Elective 2 3
 Total Hours36

RTCH 500 is required to be taken within the first two semesters for all students.


Choose a 500-600 level course from the following course prefixes: CHMN, CHPL, CLCM, DSMN, EVCP, HOMI, LEAD, PACO, or YOUT.

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