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Highlights of the MACS Program

The Master of Arts in Christian Studies program at University of the Cumberlands equips men and women to be effective Christian leaders in the 21st century.

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Interact with Christian Leaders

Have the opportunity to learn from some of the most respected and influential Christian leaders in the nation.

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Pursue Dual Degrees at UC and Liberty University

UC now has a transfer agreement with Liberty University. This allows graduates of our MACS program to transfer all 30 credit hours to the online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program at Liberty University. Students now have the opportunity to complete both of these top-notch programs without extra expenditure.

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Online Christian Studies Programs

The Missions and Ministry Program at University of the Cumberlands seeks to provide an understanding of biblical literature, history, theology and ethics. The online ministry degree program can help students apply the Christian faith to daily life in word and deed and develop the skills needed to engage in effective Christian missions and ministry in the 21st century. Students also have the opportunity to earn a minor from the Department of Missions and Ministry that is available online for School of Lifelong Learning students.

Practicing ministers can also earn a Master's in biblical studies. The Master of Arts in Christian Studies program is designed to provide all students a biblical and theological foundation for ministry while equipping them with the practical skills necessary to be an effective Christian leader in the local church or Christian organization in which they serve.

Mission and Goals
The goals of these degree in ministry programs are to provide students with knowledge in biblical and historical studies, theology, ethics, missions, and church planning; assist students in developing their ability to analyze, interpret and apply the Bible in the church and to the world in the 21st century; assist students in developing an understanding of other faiths and worldviews; assist students in developing skills for effective ministry in the contemporary world; and finally to assist students in preparing for a lifetime of learning and of responsible service and leadership.

"UC has multiple attributes that I find attractive. Its affordability, high moral standards and sense of ..."

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– April Templeton
MBA graduate

"The Rank 1 program at UC provides a broad array of avenues for enhancing our roles as educators."

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– Elizabeth Stack

"Being part of the new era of technology allows UC to be a great learning institution as well as versatile."

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– Lesley Tipton
PA Program Student

"The [MBA] program allowed me to make great contacts and network with other professionals."

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– Amanda Farris
Southeastern Kentucky Rehabilitation Industries

"The MBA program fit my busy lifestyle. I was able to attend MBA classes and do the assigned work all ..."

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– Pam Jones
Baptist Regional Medical Center

"I enjoyed the quality of the materials and the instructors. The knowledge I gained will help me in my business."

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– Eric Greer
Founder & President

"UC provided me with the tools and professional network of individuals to lead our school district in South Carolina."

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– David O’Shields
Laurens County School District

"Enrolling in the University of the Cumberlands’ MBA program was a rewarding and valuable investment ..."

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– Brooklyn Hooker
Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation

"I enjoyed the convenience and flexibility of the schedule especially with four children. The small ..."

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– Mark Steely
Coordinator of Radiology and Radiation Safety Officer
Baptist Regional Medical Center

"I was attracted to UC because of its location in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian Mountains ..."

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– Suzanne Benninger
PA Program Student

"I believe that UC is making great strides toward becoming one of the best online programs."

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– Benjamin Clayton
MACS Program

"The online program at UC has allowed me to further my education while maintaining my personal commitments."

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– Carl Roberts
MAT Program

"The learning environment and the facilities at UC PA are the best around and it makes learning so much ..."

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– Kevin Caddell
PA Program Student

"The MAED program was a very comprehensive and robust experience that definitely added value to ..."

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– Nathan Smith
Elementary School Teacher

"UC does an excellent job of bringing students from the virtual world together in a cohesive class unit."

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– Jennifer Kincaid
Assistant Principal
MAED Program Student

"The MBA program has given me an opportunity to further my education while working a full-time job."

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– Desrick Jones
Assistant Manager
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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