United Theological Seminary

MAM Degree Learning Outcomes

A graduate of United’s Master of Arts in Ministry degree program will be able to:

  • Interpret ancient religious texts, including the Hebrew Bible and New Testament, with basic proficiency adequate for a basis for preaching and teaching with graduate-level sophistication.
  • Demonstrate basic graduate-level theological understanding adequate to form the basis for preaching, teaching, counseling or other core vocation of ministry.
  • Appropriately and respectfully apply knowledge of multiple religious, spiritual and ethical frameworks to contemporary situations.
  • Articulate their desired ministry field and possess self-awareness of their strengths and growth areas in the context of that chosen ministry field.
  • Express in-depth knowledge of contemporary issues and approaches in multiple distinct practices of ministry.