The Master of Arts in Christian Education degree is designed to prepare students for teaching, leading, and discipleship roles in local church and parachurch ministries.

If you love teaching people to grasp the life changing power of God’s word and seeing how the gospel can transform lives, Christian education might be right for you.

The Curriculum

The 2-year MA programs at DTS have a common core of Bible and theology coursework along with specific training in your preferred area of ministry.

Immersive Learning

See the many ways students are prepared for a lifetime of fruitful ministry.

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Financial Aid

Through our donors and Foundation, we are able to offer hundreds of scholarships to students every year.

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Ministry Residency

Qualifying MACE students may complete a ministry residency at a local church, which includes two week-long intensives on the Dallas campus. This replaces the internship requirement.

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Doctor of Ministry / Educational Ministry

The MACE degree, plus three years of experience, can lead right into the DMin or DEdMin programs.

Stories from our community

God has placed our graduates in a variety of ministry settings including churches, classical schools, seminaries, and global parachurch ministries.

DTS Grad Kat Armstrong Creates Ministry for Young Professional Women

Nate Bearfield’s Journey From The Kitchen to the Classroom

DTS Graduate Jana Thompson Coaches DC Students

Program Details

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