• Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship

    In the Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship degree, you will solidify your relationship with God and His Word so you may help others grow in their relationship with Christ. Gain a biblical foundation and learn how to apply it directly to ministry practices. 

    Classes include topics such as spiritual warfare, prayer, the family, discipleship, the theology of soul care and practical sanctification. Learning outside of the classroom includes spiritual formation labs, internships, chapel, retreats and ministry opportunities.

    FACULTY

    Learn from faculty mentors such as Prof. William Thrasher and Assist. Prof. Eric Moore. Dr. Thrasher has written nine books and hundreds of articles in numerous Christian journals. He is a former pastor and frequently speaks at conferences and retreats. Dr. Moore, a specialist in pastoral studies, is the pastor of Tree of Life Bible Fellowship Church in Southfield, Mich.

    Watch below to meet Dr. Thrasher or view his faculty profile here.


    PROGRAM PLAN

    You’ll be able to take classes when—and how—it’s most convenient for you. Our on-campus courses are offered both in the evenings and during the day in Chicago and Michigan. We also teach them in a hybrid format that combines online and in-person instruction.

    Download the current M.A. in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship program plan.

    FINANCIAL AID

    A Moody seminary education is easier than ever to afford at $395 per credit hour (price subject to change per academic year). Our scholarships and payment plans help you even more by defraying the cost of tuition and spreading out your financial obligations over time.

    Learn More About Financial Aid


    RELATED PROGRAM OPTIONS

    Moody Theological Seminary also offers a Master of Divinity with an emphasis in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship as well as a Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship.


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