Master of Arts in Christian Leadership

Who should consider an MACL?

This degree balances spiritual growth and leadership training for students interested in working in a specific area of ministry. It is ideal for those who wish to offer theological and spiritual leadership in professional settings including:

  • United Methodist deacon orders
  • participation in a congregational leadership team
  • work in a community or social service agency
  • mission outreach locally or globally.

This degree is a terminal degree, which means that it is not intended for those who wish to continue on for PhD-level studies.

Why EMS?

  • Flexible curriculum will allow you to tailor the degree to your intended ministry setting or desired outcome
  • Focus on your own formation as ministering person creating healthy leadership habits and practices
  • Ministry specialization project will propel you toward your intended career goals by helping you create a resource for use in your context. 

Curriculum (49 SH)

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