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Course Requirements

Course Requirements for the M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development

Formerly known as the M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry (CFM), the newly-revised M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development is a 40 credit-hour program which aligns with the professional guidelines of the Council for the Advancement of Standard in Higher Education (2001) for M.A. programs that prepare student development professionals.

Course Requirements

  • CFM 512 Bible in Ministry (2)
  • CFM 513 Philosophy of Ministry (2)
  • CFM 514 Ministry in Culture (4)
  • CFM 518 Research Methods (2)
  • CFM 521 Personal Spiritual Formation (2)
  • BITH 565 Christian Theology (4)
  • CFM (Course Number TBA) Conflict and Mediation (4)
  • CFM 595 Introduction to Higher Education (4)
  • CFM 534 Care & Counsel in Ministry (4)
  • CFM 546 Facilitating Collegiate Learning (2)
  • CFM 548 Leadership and Legal Issues (4)
  • CFM 641 Emerging Adult Development (4)
  • CFM 698 Applied Thesis (2)

View the Course Catalog.