The Master Degree of Ministry Online is a Bible-based program developed to address the need of secular professionals that feel called to the ministry. If you are looking for an affordable degree that will train you to become a minister and better serve God in your church, community, or in the mission field, Lucent University has the right program for you.


The goal of the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program is to equip those called to the ministry. Those who successfully complete the program will be prepared to fully exercise any ministerial activity including becoming pastors, church leaders, missionaries, chaplains, teachers, etc. Upon the completion of the Degree, you will be equipped to:

Become an effective preacher
Teach with authority
Evangelize with effectiveness
Better understand the Scriptures
Lead with strategy
Manage with professionalism
Grow your ministry
Defend the faith
Advance missions
Develop successful discipleship

Lucent University is breaking down the economic barriers to global ministry training by offering the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program at an affordable cost to all nations. The tuition for each different country is determined by the Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) of the World Bank. Thus, the tuition price is based according to the country where the student lives. To check the monthly tuition for your country click here.

Low-cost, high-quality program
Simple monthly tuition
Free to apply
No hidden fees
All materials included
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Graduate without debt
Scholarships available

Lucent University uses the most advanced educational system ever created to teach the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program. You will enjoy your class watching videos recorded by the best professors with perfect image and sound. Also, all the assignments are automatically organized for you. To know more about our Learning Management System click here.

Check out the clarity, quality of the content, and outstanding teaching abilities of our professors. Click on the videos below to watch the sample classes of the Online Master Degree of Ministry Program.


The Master Degree of Ministry Online Program prepares students to lead, guide and teach their congregation through worship and religious education, provide spiritual leadership, guidance, and pastoral care to the members of their church. Also, you can provide their community with spiritual and religious support through public speaking and weekly services. Graduates with a Master Degree of Ministry can develop a career as:

Worship Pastor
Lead Pastor
Senior Pastor
Discipleship Directors
Organizational Administrators
Religious Education Director
Church Administrator
Marriage/Family Advisor

The professors that teach the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program hold advanced degrees from the most prestigious Bible Colleges, Seminaries, and Universities in the world including Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Dallas Theological Seminary, Dallas Baptist University, and Gateway Seminary. Lucent selects professors based on their faithfulness to the Scriptures, their academic background, lifetime achievements, and their talent to deliver dynamic classes.


The Master Degree of Ministry Online Program has a total of 60 credit hours divided into 4 terms of 15 credit hours. Each term lasts approximately 6 months and is comprised of 5 courses. Each course includes video classes, video resources, reading, exams, writing projects, and interactions with Professors. Students may request to transfer credits from other institutions. Below you will find the list of the courses we offer in the program (course offer may vary). Click on the course title to view the description of each discipline.


The course was developed for the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program to provide an overview of the structure and usage of Modern English. The material covered in the course will provide basic knowledge of the form and function of Modern English and will be relevant to future courses in English composition. Topics include but are not limited to basic word structure, classification of words into what is traditionally known as ‘parts of speech’, description and analysis of various types of phrase structure and sentence structure, prescriptive verses, descriptive approaches to grammar, stylistic and dialectal variation in English syntax and grammaticalization and language change.


The course was developed for the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program to improve your ability to communicate in everyday situations in writing or speaking. Another focus of the programs is to lower the risk of others misunderstanding us. By studying the principles of communication, this course emphasizes the need for clarity and precision in written and spoken communication so that our audience may comprehend, and thus respond to, the content we present.


The course was developed for the Master Degree of Ministry Online to prepare you to become an effective minister of the Gospel by teaching the practical aspects of the minister’s career by providing a biblically centered, Spirit-empowered servants with pastoral hearts and skills to reach God’s world, preach God’s word, and service in God’s church. The purpose is to give the students the professional standards for answering the call to the ministry, spiritual life, balancing ministry, family, resting, event planning, preparation and celebration of weddings, the lord's supper, preparing for baptism and discipleship, performing funerals, children’s ministry, youth and college ministry, golden age ministry, Sunday school, discipleship programs, small groups, counseling, managing time, preparing and managing meetings, and setting up priorities.

The course was developed for the Master Degree of Ministry Online to provide the biblical basis and principles, of the theology and philosophy of pastoral ministry. The program will equip students to become alert of ministry opportunities and the pitfalls and challenges ministers of Gospel face. It will also help students to develop a self-care plan for sustained, long-term ministry. The course will cover ministry in the OT, Moses’ ministry, ministry of the priests, ministry of the Judges and Prophets, ministry in the NT, Apostles’ ministry, Paul’s ministry, what makes a minister succeed, what makes a minister fail, choosing and developing leadership, implementing long-term vision, church management, church finances, building programs, denominational involvement and politics, dealing with disappointment, encouraging others to enter the ministry, and retirement.


The course was developed for the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program to give you a unique insight on the History of the Bible, from the time of the first written documents, until today’s modern translations in multiple languages. The course will cover the development of the Old Testament and the New Testament canon, and the major archaeological finds supporting the biblical narrative.


To enroll in the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program the candidate must have a High School Diploma or an equivalent secondary degree. Candidates that have English as their native language are exempt from taking the Test of English Comprehension (TEC).

Non-native speakers must take the TEC. The TEC is free of charge. The test has a total of 100 multiple choice questions. The candidate has 90 minutes to complete the test. In order to be approved to the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program, a minimum of 70% correct answers is required.


STEP 1 Fill out the enrollment form and select the Master Degree of Ministry Online Program. After submitting the enrollment form you will receive a WELCOME EMAIL with instructions on how to set up your password.

STEP 2 After you set up your password you will take the free Test of English Comprehension (TEC). After completing the TEC, you will receive instructions on how to pay for your tuition. Those who have English as the first language are exempt from taking the TEC and will receive a welcome email with instructions to go directly to step 3.

STEP 3 Pay your monthly tuition. After your payment is completed your program will be available immediately to you.

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