Accelerate Your Path To
Deacon or Elder
Bachelor of Arts + Master of Arts in Christian Ministries
- Earn at least 24 credits from United's Course of Study (COS), Certificate in Service & Leadership (CSL), or Certificate in Thelology and Ministry (CTM) programs.
- Take a minimum of 30 credits from DWU's online offerings.
- Receive up to 36 credits for professional experience.
- Add an additional 30 credits from United's MACM program.
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What can you expect?
Credits granted for the completion of the CSL, COS, CTM
Path to Deacon or Elder positions
Practical, relevant and student-centered programs
The following programs may be available to you.
Check with your local denominational Foundation office. Your conference, synod, presbetary and local church may also have scholarship money available.
General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (United Methodist Only)
Applications open December 15th and will close March 24th.
If interested, complete a general application form. GBHEM will match your application to the scholarship that best fits your needs.
United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (United Methodist Only)
If interested, complete a general application form. UMHEF will match your application to the scholarship that best fits your needs.
Dollars for Scholars is a unique source of funding with its own application process. Applications close in March annually. You may be eligible for both a general scholarship and a Dollars for Scholars award.
As you explore this offering, you will work with an admissions representative.