Graduate Studies in Ministry & Theology

graduate ministry program

If you are looking for degrees to provide you with in-depth studies into Christian theology and practical application, consider the 60-hour Master of Arts in Theological Studies program (MATS) or the 36-hour Master of Arts in Ministry (M.A.MIN) program at Bethel College. These programs are structured to provide you with an advanced degree in one or two years of study.

Program Benefits

  • Outstanding faculty
  • High-quality, diverse program
  • A flexible schedule
  • An academically sound curriculum
  • It helps you meet future educational goals

Career Possibilities

  • Pastoral ministry
  • Missions work
  • Chaplaincy
  • Christian Education at local churches
  • Teaching in a Bible College or Pastors Learning Institute
  • Affiliation with para-church organizations (Inter-varsity, Christian Education publishing houses)
  • Read testimonials from graduates


Bethel College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.

Tuition Discount for Pastors!

To honor Bethel's 70th year, pastors will pay just 70 percent tuition* for undergraduate and graduate ministry programs (for the duration of the program), as long as they enroll in 2017. (Note: This is for pastors ONLY and does not apply to their spouses or dependents.)  Learn more by contacting Admission Counselor Katie Gilbert at 574.807.7337 or via email

More details on the program and how to apply are here.

*This is a 30 percent tuition discount.

Enrollment counselor

Katie Gilbert


Phone: 574.807.7337

Contact Us

Adult and Graduate Studies, Bethel College
1001 Bethel Circle
Mishawaka, IN 46545
Phone: 800.422.4251

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