BA/MA for Christian Ministry

Are you called to be a pastor? Our streamlined pastoral ministry degree path offers a BA in Christian Theology and MA in Christian Ministry, preparing you in five years for senior leadership in a local congregation.

Earn a BA in Christian Theology and an MA in Christian Ministry in Only 5 Years


Because a number of the courses offered count for both degree programs, you will be able to complete this combined degree in an accelerated timeline, graduating with both degrees within five years instead of six. The Christian Theology (BA) to Christian Ministry (MA) program offers these benefits:

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Significantly reduces the financial burden of a formal theological education, with a guaranteed 75% in graduate tuition savings through scholarships.

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Eliminates curriculum redundancy by integrating an educational model that builds upon previous years of learning and experience.

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Increases opportunities for practical field experience through contextual ministry education, preparing you to thrive in diverse ministry contexts.

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Provides you with regular and intentional one-on-one ministerial mentorship and advising


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Faculty Contact

Douglas Koskela

Professor of Theology
PhD, Southern Methodist University

Email: kosked@spu.edu
Phone: 206-281-2261
Office:  Alexander & Adelaide Hall 212

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The Triple A Model: Academy, Abbey, Apostolate®

As a way of doing theological education, our "Triple A" model is our unique vision for educating students with an interplay of scholarship, spiritual edification, and service learning.