This degree program is designed to prepare graduates for competent Christian leadership in a wide variety of ministry callings. Foundational studies include Bible, theology, ministry skills and praxis. Tracks within this degree program include:
The Applied Ministry Track allows for the greatest degree of flexibility with one-forth of credit hours designated as free electives, including the option of field based internships.
The Canadian Southern Baptist Seminary and College is recognized by the Province of Alberta, and the MA in Christian Ministry degree is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE). This degree is a Designated Learning Program and eligible to receive foreign nationals on a study permit under the DLI number 019256741082.
The Pastoral Leadership Track is designed to give graduates a basic foundation for various roles in pastoral ministries. It is not the equivalent of the standard professional ministry degree but includes many of the same degree outcomes. It is well suited for those looking for basic pastoral training in a wide variety of settings but attainable in a shorter amount of time.
The Missions and Church Planting Track is designed to equip leaders for missional ministry in hard places. It is well suited for those who are preparing to serve as church planters or missionaries, especially but not exclusively in urban centers. This track allows for the option of a field-based internship.