Master of Arts, Christian Studies & Master of Science, Global Development (Dual Degree)

Program: Master  of Arts in Christian Studies & Master of Science in Global  Development (Dual degree)

School(s):  School of Ministry

The  Master  of Arts in Christian Studies/ Master of Science in Global  Development is awarded jointly by the School of Ministry and the School of Arts and Sciences. The goal of the MACS/MSGD Dual Degree is to educate students to think like an economist, policy expert, entrepreneur, philosopher and theologian in order that they might create sustainable  development  that lifts us all and causes real-world change.

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What Can I Do With This Degree?

  • Author
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Fundraiser
  • Historical Researcher
  • Human Rights Advocate
  • Education
  • Ministry 
  • Pastor 
  • Missionary

Program Details

Distinctively PBA 

The School of Ministry is all about equipping. We equip passionate young people with the earthly tools and spiritual perspective needed to create positive change in the world guided by the Word of God. We promise a connected, engaging and fulfilling learning experience that will equip you to use your gifts for His Glory. Our programs prepare students through expert instruction in Bible, theology, history and real-world ministry skills. PBA’s multi-cultural, multi-denominational environment is the perfect to prepare our seminary students for dynamic gospel ministries in an ever-changing world. 

As a student majoring in any of the graduate programs offered in the School of Ministry, you’ll wade into an ocean of diverse learning opportunities designed to prepare you to positively impact lives.

  • Gain specialized training in ministry
  • Experience spiritual growth with a deeper understanding of God and His Word
  • Practice your ministry abilities through internships, practicum experiences and field service activities
  • Learn in a supportive community

The Master of Arts, Christian Studies and Master of Science, Global Development Dual Degree is designed to help students develop the economic, theological, and philosophical knowledge to lead and administrate a church or parachurch organization.

  • A 72 credit-hour dual degree that equips students to craft development policy while giving them the biblical and theological foundation to serve in church or parachurch contexts
  • An innovative seminary education that integrates its curriculum (e.g. 1 Corinthians and Pastoral Leadership) and thus combines knowledge, skills and character for effective ministerial training
  • Coursework that provides a multi-disciplinary approach to development with focus on markets, government policy and human flourishing.
  • A dynamic learning environment that combines classroom studies with an International fieldwork placement.

Courses 

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog

Tuition & Fees

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid. 

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