Master of Religious Education

MA of Religious Education

In-Ministry Master of Religious Education

The In-Ministry MRE is a 31 credit hour program designed to help both professional and volunteer Christian workers, serving full time or as lay leaders, to upgrade their ministry skills and broaden their biblical and theological foundations for ministry. The degree program involves a core of required courses, as well as courses from one of the specified areas of ministry concentration.

Study Program

Core Studies

Introduction to Graduate Theological Education

1 credit hour

Biblical Hermeneutics

3 credit hours

Bible Elective

3 credit hours

Systematic Theology I

3 credit hours

Theology Elective  

3 credit hours


Area of Concentration (choose one area for your degree studies)

  • Pastoral Ministries  (12 credit hours)
  • Intercultural Ministries (12 credit hours)
  • Educational Ministries (12 credit hours)


Any modules of student choice (6 credit hours)

Total Required Units »» 31 credit hours