Master of Arts in Youth Ministry Leadership

Description: 

The M.A. in Youth Ministry Leadership provides you with specialized knowledge and skills to reach the next generation by evangelizing and discipling youth and their families through the power of Jesus Christ and to equip others for youth ministry.

Objectives:

This program will equip you to:

  • Analyze and address current trends in adolescent culture

  • Develop and implement biblically-based strategies for youth ministry

  • Plan, lead, and evaluate ministry activities for youth and their families

Opportunities:

Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Serving as a church youth pastor

  • Serving as a member of campus ministry team

  • Serving as a camp or retreat worker

  • Serving as a member of a wilderness or adventure education ministry

  • Ministering to at-risk youth

Review our course requirements and suggested program of study. Then begin the application process.

Featured Faculty: 
Karen Grant Karen Grant
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family and Culture
B.A., California State University, Chico; M.A., California State University, Stanislaus; M.A., Moody Bible Institute; Bible Certificate, D.Min., Columbia International University

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David Olshine David Olshine
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture
B.G.S., Ohio University; M.Div., Asbury Theological Seminary; D.Min., The Eastern Baptist Seminary 
 
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Sam Rubinson Sam Rubinson
Professor of Youth Ministry, Family, and Culture
B.S., Valley Forge Christian College; M.A., Columbia International University; D.Min., Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary
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