At a Glance
Average completion time
Cost per unit
Areas of Study
- Church Leadership and Development (Azusa, Los Angeles, San Diego)
- Urban Studies (Azusa, Los Angeles, San Diego)
- Worship Leadership (Azusa)
- Youth and Family Ministry (Azusa)
Preparing for practical, effective ministry starts with a journey of personal transformation, and Azusa Pacific can help you chart a new course in your ministry with the Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) program. Through a combination of classroom instruction—60 units in biblical, theological, and ministerial studies—and supervised ministry experience, students develop a practical theology of church leadership and become proficient in a specialized area of ministry: church leadership and development, urban studies, worship leadership, or youth and family ministry.
- Ideal for pastors or lay pastors looking to further their ministry skills.
- 60-unit total course load allows students to maintain upper-division ministry commitments.
- 1:20 professor-student ratio optimizes learning.
- Students may study in Spanish as well as in English.
- Uses a student’s ministry commitment as a learning venue.
Learn more about the program and our faculty.