Master of Arts in Ministry


The Master of Arts in Ministry is designed specifically with the minister and church leader in mind. 

This graduate-level program of study equips students with a wide-ranging knowledge of biblical and theological studies along with exposure to a variety of church-related ministries.  Persons serving in a role as a senior pastor or in support role are provided with practical skills on how to function in a local church or support ministry role. 

Quick Facts

  • Accredited with SACSCOC, TRACS, and ABHE
  • Can be accelerated for completion in 16-24 months 
  • 36 hour graduate degree program
  • 97% of graduates reported that a Luther Rice education improved the quality of their ministry service
  • Transfer in up to 6 credit hours
  • Available 100% online or through a combination of online and on-campus classes
  • Tuition $238 per credit hour for campus-based courses and $362 for online courses


Our Master of Arts degrees are now a pathway to the PhD in Organizational Leadership and Doctor of Ministry degrees at Luther Rice. Visit the respective doctoral pages to learn more.

Program Introduction Video


Program Course Listings

Download the program course listings (PDF)

Potential Careers

  • Christian Writer
  • Senior Pastor
  • Church Staff
  • Associate Pastor
  • Teacher
  • Theologian
  • Church Planter

Program Coordinator

Dr. Alan Posey

770-484-1204 ext. 5619

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Posey personally anytime, or you can reach the Enrollment Team at or 770-484-1204 ext. 5758.