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Master of Arts

Master of Arts

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Looking to advance your career, complete professional development courses or prepare for a doctoral degree? The Master of Arts programs at Providence will provide you the opportunity to focus your energies on specific spheres of study, such as Counselling, Counselling Psychology, Educational Studies, Global Studies, TESOL and Theological Studies, while offering the theological breadth necessary to provide Christian context to your specialty. You'll find a Master of Arts valuable if you plan to enter into or advance in certain fields of vocation and service, or if you're a pastor or missionary on furlough wanting to upgrade or supplement your education.

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Flexible Studies

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Accredited Education

Improve your ability to serve Christ in the church and the world in a lay or para-church ministry. Gain skills for studying the Bible and theology, enabling you to articulate your faith. Have freedom in course flexibility and selection by building a schedule and course list of your choosing.

Develop the competency and knowledge to integrate your Christian worldview into mainstream practices, allowing you to effectively counsel individuals, families, couples or groups. This program offers you the flexibility to study in Manitoba or in Alberta at our extension site. Our distance options blend online, directed study and modular coursework crafted specifically for graduate students.

Studying in our most popular program, you will enhance your knowledge of the counselling discipline and hone your therapeutic skills. This program offers you the flexibility to study online or through directed study or modular coursework designed specifically for graduate students.

Expand your training for professional ministry within the church or other Christian organizations and NGO’s by receiving a theoretical background in educational philosophy within the context of ministry while specializing in one of six tracks.

Extend your worldview and break down the “us and them” paradigm by learning about the economic, cultural and ethnic boundaries that divide people. Gain an understanding around the identity of a global community that transcends all of these divisions.

Get acquainted with the work of major contributors to biblical and theological studies while gaining knowledge of current major issues in the field and bolstering your eagerness to address these issue while also contributing to the field. 

Master of Arts Faculty

Angelle Arinobu

Angelle Arinobu, M.A.

Asst. Prof of Counselling Psychology, Asst. Director of Mile Two

Daryl Climenhaga

Daryl Climenhaga, D.Miss.

Associate Professor of Global Studies

Joshua Coutts

Joshua Coutts, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of New Testament

Robert Dean

Robert Dean, Th.D.

Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics

Stan Hamm

Stan Hamm, Ph.D.

VP for Seminary, Assoc. Prof. of Educational & Christian Studies

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of TESOL

Ed Neufeld

Ed Neufeld, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Studies

Sharon Pham

Sharon Pham, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology

Janice Priess

Janice Priess, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, M.A.

Assistant Professor of TESOL; Director, MLI

Laura Vander Velden

Laura Vander Velden, Ph.D. (ABD)

Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology

Glenys Wirch

Glenys Wirch, D.Min.

Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology, Department Chair

Lissa Wray Beal

Lissa Wray Beal, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament

Angelle Arinobu

Angelle Arinobu, M.A.

Asst. Prof of Counselling Psychology, Asst. Director of Mile Two

;
Daryl Climenhaga

Daryl Climenhaga, D.Miss.

Associate Professor of Global Studies

;
Joshua Coutts

Joshua Coutts, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of New Testament

;
Robert Dean

Robert Dean, Th.D.

Associate Professor of Theology and Ethics

;
Stan Hamm

Stan Hamm, Ph.D.

VP for Seminary, Assoc. Prof. of Educational & Christian Studies

;
Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of TESOL

;
Ed Neufeld

Ed Neufeld, Ph.D.

Professor of Biblical Studies

;
Sharon Pham

Sharon Pham, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology

;
Janice Priess

Janice Priess, M.A.

Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology

;
Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, M.A.

Assistant Professor of TESOL; Director, MLI

;
Laura Vander Velden

Laura Vander Velden, Ph.D. (ABD)

Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology

;
Glenys Wirch

Glenys Wirch, D.Min.

Associate Professor of Counselling Psychology, Department Chair

;
Lissa Wray Beal

Lissa Wray Beal, Ph.D.

Professor of Old Testament

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