Youth and Young Adult Ministry—MAYYAM

The Master of Arts in Youth and Young Adult Ministry program is designed to equip men and women with competencies needed for an effective ministry to youth and young adults. The program is focused on teaching students how to disciple youth and young adults and to prepare professionals for vocations such as a youth pastor, dormitory dean, guidance counselor, college or academy chaplain, conference youth director or local church youth leader.

PROGRAM LENGTH

This 48-credit program can typically be completed by fulltime students in two years.

APPLICATION DEADLINES

Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.

  • Fall (August - December): July 15
  • Spring (January - May): November 15
  • Summer Session 1 (May - June): April 1
  • Summer Session 2 (June - July): May 1
  • Summer Session 3 (July - August): June 1

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and by the Adventist Accrediting Association.
  • Focused on preparing individuals for ministry in various contexts, including campus chaplaincy.
  • Small classes and favorable student–professor ratio.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (applicants with lower GPA may be admitted upon consideration of the composite profile).
  • Three Recommendations: two from professors and one from a church official or recent employer.
  • Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
  • Statement of Purpose reflecting your family and religious development, sense of calling to ministry, experience in church work, and future goals in relation to the MAYYAM program.
  • Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF): A questionnaire is sent to each applicant and must be submitted as directed.
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores.

For more information please visit the Admissions page.

 ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We are an international campus with a significant representation of international students. To learn more, please visit our International students page.

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FINANCES

To learn about tuition costs and scholarship opportunities please visit Student Financial Services.

WE ARE HERE FOR YOU

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ENROLLMENT & ADMISSION

Phone: 855-428-4723 or 269-471-6321
Email: graduate@andrews.edu

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY PROGRAM

Phone: 269-471-6186
Email: youthm@andrews.edu