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Master of Arts in African American Ministry


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:  The prospective candidate must hold an earned Bachelor’s degree conferred by an approved educational institution. 





Total Courses

8 courses(40 hours)

Core Courses & Electives

Core Courses

Minimum 5

Authorized Textbooks

Elective Courses

Maximum 3

Elective Page/ No Travel Seminar Tab/Other Master or Doctoral Degree Program Pages

No Travel Seminars

Maximum 4

(1 core)

No Travel Seminar Tab


TUITION - $2,495.00

Automatic Monthly Payment Program:  $200 down and $100 a month for a total of $2,495.00.

Up Front Payment Program: $300 reduction for a total of $2,195.00 paid at enrollment.

Tuition does not include textbooks. Please purchase them at your favorite book dealer or www.Amazon.com

ABOUT THIS DEGREE PROGRAM: The purpose of the Master of Arts in African American Ministry degree program is to acquaint the student with a broad perspective of African American Ministry. 

The program consists of eight courses, which are the equivalent of forty hours of study. Texts must be selected from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Although all textbooks may be ordered simultaneously, assignments must be submitted one at a time.  Once a textbook is read, a 10 to 20 page paper describing what was read must be submitted for grading.    A four to six page paper is required for each No Travel Seminar.  We are simply asking students for a summary of the material.  Review the How to Submit Your Work tab concerning submission of assignments. Students may complete one degree program in African American Ministry.  If a Master of Arts in African American Ministry is completed, the student will not be eligible for the Doctor of Philosophy in African American Ministry.

SPECIFIC DEGREE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  The Master of Arts in African American Ministry degree program requires a total of 40 hours.  This is comprised of eight courses (40 hours).  Five of the eight required courses must be core courses, chosen from the list of Authorized Textbooks provided below.  Up to three of the eight required courses may be electives.  Electives may be chosen from the Electives Page, the No Travel Seminar Tab or any other degree program page.  No Travel Seminars are optional.  A maximum of four No Travel Seminars may be utilized for this program.  If using four No Travel Seminars, one must be a core course. 

Courses/Textbooks may not be utilized for more than one degree program.



AAM 600  Martin Luther King History - The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.-  by Martin Luther King Jr. and Clayborne Carson

AAM 610   Black Church History -  The Black Church in the African American Experience- by C. Eric Lincoln and Lawrence H. Mamiya

AAM 620 Black Church Theology -  Practical Theology for Black Churches - by Dale P. Andrews

AAM 630  Doctrinal Preaching -  Doctrine That Dances: Bringing Doctrinal Preaching and Teaching to Life - by Robert Smith and James Earl Massey

AAM 640 Post-Civil Rights Era -   The Black Church in the Post-Civil Rights Era - by Anthony B. Pinn

AAM 650 Black Church Beginnings -  Black Church Beginnings: The Long-Hidden Realities of the First Years-  by Henry H. Mitchell

AAM 660 The Black Church and Social Reform -  Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform - by Andrew Billingsley 

AAM 670 America's Most Effective Black Preachers - ower in the Pulpit: How America's Most Effective Black Preachers Prepare Their Sermons-  by Cleophus James LaRue

AAM 680 Social Teachings of the Black Churches -   The Social Teaching of the Black Churches - by Peter J. Paris

AAM 690 The Preaching of Martin Luther King -   The Preacher King: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Word that Moved America-  by Richard Lischer

AAM 700  The Speeches of Martin Luther King -  Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches of Martin Luther King, Jr. - by Martin Luther King and James M. Washington

AAM 710   A Testimony of Love - Strength to Love - by Martin Luther, Jr. King

AAM 720  The Negro Church in America -  The Negro Church in America/The Black Church Since Frazier (Sourcebooks in Negro History) - by E. Franklin Frazier

AAM 730  African American Churches and Civic Culture -  New Day Begun: African American Churches and Civic Culture in Post-Civil Rights America - by R. Drew Smith

AAM 740 The History of the Black Church -  The History of the Black Church (African American Achievers) - by Norma Jean Lutz

AAM 750  100 Historical African Americans - African-Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series) - by Chrisanne Beckner

AAM 760  Black Church Traditions - The Traditions of the Black Church and The Preacher  https://www.amazon.ca/The-Traditions-Black-Church-Preacher/dp/0990925005-  by Dr. Nevalon Mitchell 



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