Master of Arts in Ministry

The program is customized to the student’s needs and aspirations.

Program Overview

The M.A.Min is a 36-credit hour program with core courses in biblical studies, church and ministry, theology, history, ethics and society. Upon completion of the M.A.Min, students may easily transition into the M.A.T.S program.

We also offer the M.A. in Ministry fully online.

Application Process

  • Complete an application.
  • Schedule an information meeting with an Enrollment Counselor.
  • Bethel University requires an official transcript from the college or university you received your Bachelor degree from. They can be mailed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to
  • Complete FAFSA and contact financial aid at 574.807.7326 if you are seeking federal student loans.

Required Courses

Program Features

Tuition and Fees

Graduate Programs
Ministry/Theology = $320 per credit hour
Education = $400 per credit hour
Transition-to-Teaching = $400 per credit hour
Other (MA, MBA, MSN, MAC) = $465 per credit hour

Service Assessment (per semester) for all programs:

  • Full-time undergraduate nontraditional students: $185
  • Full-time graduate students: $160
  • All part-time students: $135
  • Summer school: $125

Admission Requirements

  • Complete an application online
  • An accredited baccalaureate degree with a 2.5 GPA or higher (students with less than a 2.5 GPA may be granted conditional admission with the program coordinator’s approval.

  • Biographical sketch of 300 words covering your history, personal religious faith, why you are taking graduate studies, and why you selected Bethel College.

  • Three references, examples: your pastor, spiritual mentor or professor.

  • Bethel College requires official transcripts from each college/university attended. They can be mailed in a sealed envelope or sent electronically to

Financial Aid and Payment Plan Options

Contact Us

Lauren Sharpe
Enrollment Counselor

Bethel University
1001 Bethel Circle
Mishawaka, IN 46545