MASTER OF ARTS IN YOUTH MINISTRY
(38 credits = 31 Class Sessions + 7 credits Supervised Field Ministry)

Course Aim: To prepare students to enter the career path of youth ministry in such positions as youth director, para-church staff, and positions in adolescent social work and related fields

Entry Requirement: Bachelor of Theology degree

Academic Format
The courses and seminars comprising this program will be taught in a modular format.  That is, they will be offered as a series of two-week courses, one at a time.  For 2005-2008, 4 to 5 courses will be offered in the months of January and July only.  Each week's course is for 5 days for 6-8 hours each day.

Total Credits to Graduate
(38 credits = 31 GPA + 7 non-GPA)
38
YM1101  Principles of Youth Ministry
2
YM1102  Youth Culture
2
YM1501  Supervised Ministry: Survey & Culture assessment
1
YM1201  Programs in Youth Ministry
3
YM1202  Foundations of Youth Ministry
3
YM1502  Supervised Ministry Experience: Education & Programming
1
YM1223  Contemporary Communication to Adolescents
3
YM1347  Discipleship in Youth Ministry
3
YM1503  Supervised Ministry Experience: Communication & Small Groups
1
YM1331  Ministry to Troubled  Youth
2
YM1350  Campus Outreach/ Camps & Retreats
3
YM1504  Supervised Ministry Experience: Outreach & Discipleship      
1
YM1451  Youth and Family Ministry
3
YM1448  Contemporary Youth  Missions
3
YM1505  Internship: Leadership Development
3
YM1403  Professional Orientation to Youth Ministry
3
Directed Research (elective as desired.  Not required for Major)
1-3
 
CTE Program:  Upgrading to     B.Th     MA (Pastoral)     MA (Missiology)     M.Div     MA (Youth Ministry)     B.Th/MA
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