Master's Degree in Children and Family Ministry

The Master's degree in Children and Family Ministry provides graduate-level training for a variety of professional roles focused upon ministry to the needs of children and families. You will cover topics including advanced leadership, ministering to children with challenging issues, ministry in the church, marriage and family counseling, ministry within cultural diversity and more.

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Careers in Bible or Church Ministries

Find fulfillment through a career in ministry or service. A degree in Bible or ministry will prepare you for:

  • Author
  • Chaplain
  • Children, family or youth pastor
  • Church planter
  • Coach
  • Community outreach leader
  • Community relations coordinator
  • Conference director
  • Evangelist
  • Foreign or domestic missionary
  • Program manager at a non-profit
  • Ministry director
  • Ministry leader
  • Program director
  • Rehabilitation counselor
  • Senior or lead pastor
  • Social worker
  • Sociologist
  • Spiritual care counselor
  • Teacher
  • Volunteer engagement director
  • Youth & children coordinator
  • Youth director

The world population is predicted to reach 7.7 billion people by 2020. Christian discipleship is needed now more than ever.

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Full support

Get access to full campus support and resources. Students can take advantage of the Career Center for job training and assistance, the Wellness Center for fitness classes and facilities, the Counseling Center and more.

Individual attention

Our class sizes are small. We create an atmosphere where you have 1-on-1 interactions with faculty who invest in your performance and well-being.

Affordability & value

SAGU students graduate with 20% less debt on average than other private universities. Our Financial Aid team is your team to help secure grants, scholarships and other financial resources to help ease your mind.

Sticker price vs. your cost

When choosing a college, it is important to realize the difference between the sticker price and your net costs after scholarships and grants. SAGU offers a net price calculator to help you identify financial opportunities to reduce your college costs.

Christian faith

Everything we do springs from a Christian world view. SAGU creates an environment that strengthens your faith and your mind, integrating faith and learning.


You can be confident that your SAGU degree is recognized.

SAGU holds accreditations with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. We also hold a number of prestigious program accreditations.

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