MLM Graduation Requirements | Judson University Christian College

Graduation Requirements

All degree candidates must have earned at least a 3.0 grade point average, have successfully submitted a research-based feature article to a peer-reviewed journal, completed all courses and be approved for graduation by the Program Director, the Chair of the Division of Professional Studies and the Faculty. No course grade lower than a C will be accepted towards graduation in the program. 

Graduation Application

Applications for graduation must be turned in to the Registrar’s Office at least one year prior to the planned graduation date.  All degree seeking students at Judson are required to meet with their academic advisor to complete the application.  The advisor must review and approve the planned coursework.  Applications that are not filled out entirely or do not have a copy of the degree audit attached will be returned to the student for completion. Once the application is accepted by the Registrar’s Office, it is the student’s responsibility to obtain approval from the registrar for any changes in their plan for completing requirements and to verify that course registration each term matches the approved plan.  No late applications will be accepted.  

The Application for Graduation form is available via MyJudson/Student Info/Resources – Forms (bottom right hand column).

Required Credit Hours = 36

Course Requirements


Required = 12 Courses, 36 Hours

  • MLM 501: Practical Theology: Theological Reflection on Ministry Praxis
  • MLM 502: Ministry and the Kingdom of God in Theological Perspective
  • MLM 503: Developmental Perspectives on Ministry
  • MLM 504: Developing As a Leader in Ministry
  • MLM 601: Cultivating Healthy & Effective Ministry Teams
  • MLM 602: Strategic Planning for Ministry Effectiveness
  • MLM 603: Facilitating Communities of Learning in Christian Ministries
  • MLM 604: Walking in Their Shoes: Ministry in Context
  • MLM 605: The Journey Together: The Theory, Principles, and Practices of Mentoring in Christian Ministry
  • MLM 606: Applied Research Seminar
  • MLM 505: Biblical History & Culture on Location: Holy Land Study Tour
  • MLM 506: Jesus Trail: Spiritual Formation through the Eyes of Pilgrimage

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