At a Glance:
Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership
|Average Completion Time||3 years|
|Cost per credit||$472* (financial aid available)|
|Accreditation||Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities;
Association of Theological Schools
|Location||Portland Center (near Tigard), with online and local format options
|Concentrations||Christian Earthkeeping; Spiritual Formation and Discipleship|
|Application Deadlines||Rolling application deadline; apply now for next start date|
*All stated financial information is subject to change.
Online Learning Community
The Online Learning Community (OLC) consists of students from various geographic locations that engage in distance learning online six days a week, with face-to-face gatherings twice a year in Portland, Oregon. The face-to-face gatherings meet for eight days each (from Wednesday to Wednesday) in October and February. Summer courses are online.
- Study with the same group of peers throughout the program
- Begin with a three-day on-site Threshold event that ushers students into their cohort community, the dynamics of the Online Learning Community, and the systems needed for success in the program.
- Customize your learning experience with coaching, seminars, and independent studies.
Courses run 15 weeks and include online discussions, readings, postings, chats, etc. Students meet face-to-face on campus at the Portland Center from 8am-5:30pm (with 1 ½ hours for lunch) for one week during fall and spring semesters. Summer courses are offered as online courses. The Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership degree program lasts three years for full-time students and six years for part-time students.
Mandatory Orientation - Threshold
This is a mandatory three-day event at the Portland Center for online learning community students entering the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership, Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation degree programs. See more here.
- George Fox Evangelical Seminary
- About the Seminary
- Master of Divinity (MDiv)
- MA, Intercultural Studies
- MA, Ministry Leadership
- MA, Spiritual Formation
- MA, Theological Studies
- Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
- Partners in Ministry Certificate
- Spiritual Formation Certificate, Portland
- Christian Earthkeeping Concentration
- Chaplaincy Concentration
- Other Concentrations
- Faculty & Staff
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