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MA in Human Services - Christian Ministries

Liberty University Online's Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries program is designed to teach students the knowledge needed to pursue a career in Christian leadership and education. Read on to learn more about Liberty University's Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries

School Offering Program:

Liberty University Online

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students applying to the Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries should be interested in theology and education. Applicants to Liberty University Online's programs should be at least 18 years of age and should have earned a high school diploma or equivalent. Some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Liberty University Online's Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries program is designed to help teach students the knowledge and methods used in the world of Christian education and leadership. Students have the opportunity to learn about group growth, development, and psychology. Students also have the chance to develop the skills associated with youth leadership.

Learning Format:

Online

Total Credits Required:

30 credits

Financial Aid:

Currently 87 percent of Liberty Online students receive some form of financial aid, including federal grants and loans. Liberty University also offers an experienced financial support staff to help you find scholarships.

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Required Courses for a Master of Arts in Human Services with a Concentration in Christian Ministries:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Before applying, students should contact Liberty University Online to confirm the most accurate program information.

Required Courses:

  • HSER 500: Introduction to Human Services (3 credits)
  • HSER 508: Studies in Interpersonal Communication (3 credits)
  • HSER 509: Multicultural Issues in Human Services (3 credits)
  • HSER 511: Group Dynamics (3 credits)
  • COUN 502: Human Growth and Development (3 credits)
  • COUN 506: Integration of Psychology and Theology (3 credits)
  • COMS 542: Communication in Christian Ministry (3 credits)
  • DSMN 601: Ministry of Teaching (3 credits)
  • DSMN 620: Strategic Driven Ministries (3 credits)

Choose one of the following

  • YOUT 510: Foundations in Youth Ministries I (3 credits)
  • YOUT 520: Foundations in Youth Ministries II (3 credits)
  • YOUT 597: Seminar in Youth Ministries (3 credits)
  • YOUT 615: The Role of the Youth Leader (3 credits)
  • YOUT 630: Student Ministries (3 credits)

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of Liberty University Online's Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries program have the opportunity to pursue advanced education at the doctorate degree level to further develop their management skills and prepare for high level careers in spiritual leadership.

Doctorate degrees that graduates could pursue include:

  • Doctor of Christian Education
  • Doctor of Human Services
  • Doctor of Christian Counseling

Potential Career Paths:

Liberty University Online's Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Ministries program is designed to prepare students to pursue careers in the world of spiritual leadership. Graduates may seek work in public, private, and non-profit organizations.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Senior youth minister
  • Church administrator
  • Youth group director