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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Christian Education, MACE

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The Master of Arts in Christian Education (MACE) program equips students for competent leadership in Christian education to serve congregational ministries and other religious institutions. The Bachelor of Arts degree or its equivalent from an accredited college or university is required for admission to the program. Conferring of the degree is contingent upon the successful completion of 51 semester hours.

Master of Arts in Christian Education Degree Requirements

Every candidate for the Master of Arts in Christian Education Degree is required to complete a total of 17 courses or 51 hours of credit (each course is three credit hours).

Students may take a maximum of three courses on Saturday and may take additional courses during the week. It is strongly recommended that full-time pastors or bi-vocational students who are employed 35 or more hours per week limit their course load to three courses or nine hours per semester. Any decision to do otherwise must be approved by the Dean.

Graduation Requirements

To be awarded the Master of Arts in Christian Education degree (MACE), students must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Completion of 51 semester hours. For High Point/CAPE students, a minimum of 18 semester hours must be completed at the Raleigh campus.
  2. Maintain a cumulative 2.0 average or better.
  3. Removal of all Incomplete (“I”) grades.
  4. Maintain matriculation until degree is completed.

Completion of the Degree Programs

The maximum length of time to complete the degree program is six years for the MACE. If a student withdraws from a degree program and is later readmitted to that same degree program, the time the student was out of the program does not count towards this time limit. Please note, however, that if a student withdraws and later is readmitted and resumes her/his degree program, only credits that are ten years old or less can be counted towards the degree. Credits that are older than ten years at the time the student resumes the degree will not be counted.

Master of Arts in Christian Education Degree (MACE) Program
Requirements: 51 Semester Hours

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