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Master Program

The Master's degree programs are designed to further a student's undergraduate training, providing professional skills for church- related ministries not leading ordination. Besides the Master of Christian Counseling, USA UN University offers Masters degrees in Christian Education, Missiology, and Church Music. The curriculum is selective and representative of those areas generally thought to be essential for effective Christian ministry.

The primary purpose of the Master of Christian Education is to equip motivate students to become competent leaders in the educational ministries of churches. This degree is the foundational degree for one preparing for ministry in Christian Education, Objectives of the program seek to encourage the student to develop skills for the performance of ministry and to strive for personal excellence in pursuing a ministry in Christian Education.

USA UN University has a deep and growing commitment to the ministry of Christian Counseling. Based on the Christian conviction that Biblical revelation must shape both counseling processes and counseling methods, the progress of counseling students has been established to help students integrate psychological data into a thoroughly Biblical understanding of human need and divine resources, This program of Christian Counseling is designed for non-pastoral students preparing for ministry on church staff as well as those preparing for professional counseling ministries.

The Master of Missiology is service degree designed for missionary practitioners on furlough or leave of absence who desire mid-career training in order to develop more effective skills for fulfilling the great commission It is also intended for those who wish to prepare for an initial assignment in missionary service. In keeping with this commitment, the Master of Missiology degree required a total 32 credit hours in the major.

The Master of Church Music is a professional graduate degree for those who plan to serve in the music ministry of churches. The course requirements are designed to help the student develop a maximum level of proficiency in performance, a comprehensive knowledge of church music, including music, theory, history, education and an understanding of the theological context of church music. To be admitted into this program, the student must have a Bachelor of Music or equivalent from an accredited institution.

CORE COURSES

In addition to the 32 hour requirement for Masters degree all students with secular college degrees must take the following 16 credit hours.

 Credit
OT102Old Testament Survey 2
NT102New Testament Survey 2
OT401The Bible and Archaeology 2
PH201Christian Apologetics 2
TH201Bible Doctrines I 4
CH303History of the Christian Church 2
EV203Introduction to Evangelism 2
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 16

MASTER OF CHRISTIAN COUNSELING

 Credit
NT503Biblical Hermeneutics 2
CH501History of Christian Doctrines 2
TH501Biblical Theology 2
ET501Christian Ethnics 2
EV501Principles of Discipleship 2
CC501Christian Counseling 2
CC503Pastor Counseling 2
CC505Theology of Faith and Human Development 2
CC507Biblical Counseling 2
CC509Seminar: Counseling Education 4
CC511Field Education-Affective Teaching 2
CC513Counseling Christian Singles 2
CC515Marital Counseling 2
CC550Thesis 3
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 32

MASTER OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

 Credit
NT503Biblical Hermeneutics 2
CH501History of Christian Doctrines 2
TH501Biblical Theology I 2
ET501Christian Ethnics 2
NT501The Life of Christ 2
CC501History of Christian Education 2
CC503Philosophy of Christian Education 2
CC507Seminar: Christian Education 4
CC509Field Education - Effective Teaching 2
CC511Children and Adults 2
CC513Youth Ministries in the Local Church 2
CC515Methods and Materials for the Sunday School 2 2
CC519Thesis 3
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 32

MASTER OF MISSIOLOGY

 Credit
NT503Biblical Hermeneutics 2
CH501History of Christian Doctrines 2
TH501Biblical Theology 2
ET501Christian Ethnics 2
EV501Principles of Discipleship 2
MI501Missions of the Church 2
MI503Theology of Missions 2
MI507Mission History of the Korean Church 2
MI509The Historical Development of the Movement 2 2
MI511Seminar: Missions Education 4
MI513Basic Evangelism 2
MI515The Acts of Apostles 2
MI550Thesis 3
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 32

MASTER OF CHURCH MUSIC

 Credit
NT503Biblical Hermeneutics 2
CH501History of Christian Doctrines 2
TH501Biblical Theology 2
ET501Christian Ethnics 2
MUS507Music Theology 2
MUS503Church Music 2
MUS513Music Education 2
MUS501Music and Contemporary 2
MUS505African- American Sacred Music Styles 2
MUS511Seminar: Church Music 4
MUS509The Art of Spiritual Direction 3
MUS515Hymnology 2
MUSI517Music History and Literature 2
MUSI550Thesis 3
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 32