Degree Information

Graduation Requirements

Candidates for the master of arts degree in pastoral leadership or ministry/TESOL must meet these general requirements:

  • Earn 33 graduate semester hours with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Make satisfactory settlement of all financial obligations with the institution before graduation
  • Submit an application for graduation form by August 1 of the academic year of graduation
  • Attend commencement exercises for the conferral of the degree. 

All graduate programs must be completed within seven years. Failure to complete the program within the allotted seven years may result in a need to retake classes.