What Can You Do with an MA in Practical Theology and Ministry?

Why Barry?

Many students who enroll in a Master’s in Practical Theology and Ministry program are pursuing lay ecclesial ministry in the Roman Catholic Church or preparing for ministerial service within a Protestant setting. Students in Barry’s program include directors of RCIA and religious education programs, chaplains in hospitals or in the military, preachers, youth ministers, immigration workers, and teachers, just to give a few examples.

Career and Doctoral Preparation

If you are seeking the MA in Practical Theology and Ministry as a terminal degree, you will enjoy the joint benefits of theological education and ministerial formation in a multicultural environment, a critical combination for those committed to Christian community in the 21st century. If you are considering doctoral studies in a DMin or PhD program, you will find yourself strategically poised to move toward either alternative with solid theological and ministerial competence.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about how this degree might suit your ministerial goals. You can ask us a question online, email us at theology@barry.edu or call us at 305-899-3469 or 1-800-756-6000, ext. 3469.

MA in Practical Theology and Ministry Program

Practical Theology and Ministry Handbook