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M.A. in Religion: Community Chaplaincy

Master of Arts in Religion: Community Chaplaincy degree

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Residential Master’s Degree in Religion: Community Chaplaincy

Prepare to become a community chaplain for private organizations, the local church, and para-church settings with the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Community Chaplaincy degree.

The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And, with the Community Chaplaincy cognate, you’ll learn about professional Christian community chaplaincy ministry in secular settings such as the workplace, campus, sports, and first responder venues.

This program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.

Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity with this degree, and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the ministry.

The M.A. in Religion: Community Chaplaincy degree is also offered online


Academics: M.A.R. in Community Chaplaincy

Credit Hours

60 total credit hours

Program of Study (DCP)

Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Community Chaplaincy (DCP)

Courses in Community Chaplaincy

  • Discipleship Ministries (DSMN 500)
  • Contemporary Evangelism (EVAN 525)
  • Hermeneutics (NBST 610)
  • Community Chaplaincy (CHPL 682)

Admissions Requirements & More

Find M.A.R. in Community Chaplaincy admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.


Career Opportunities With an M.A.R. Degree

  • Corporate Chaplain
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Instructional Supervisor
  • Community Chaplain