Biblical Studies

Learn to study the Bible on the deepest level. (36-hour degree)

Strategic Leadership

Become an agile Christian leader in a church or nonprofit. (36-hour degree)

Spiritual Formation

Be discipled yourself to disciple others. (36-hour degree)

Biblical Ministry

The Master of Arts in Biblical Ministry - no concentration. (30-hour degree)

Why an OCC Master’s Degree?
Personal Transformation

Education, at its best, is a process of discipleship, and discipleship, according to Scripture (Galatians 2:20), is the process of transforming you into the hands and feet of Jesus.

High-Quality Education

For almost 80 years, OCC has trained men and women for Christian service through deep biblical study and we believe that ministry principles grounded in Scripture provide profound cultural agility regardless of your kingdom calling.

Spirit-Centered Community

When you join the master’s program at OCC, you are partnering with God’s Spirit by connecting with Christ’s community represented by fellow kingdom workers across the world.

Sample Courses
Self-Awareness and the Christian Leader
An exploration of the nature of Christian leadership development, which highlights an integration…
Capstone Project
A guided study where students propose, develop, and write an integrative project on a…
Featured Faculty
Shane J. Wood
Graduate Studies Dean / Professor of New Testament Studies
Ph.D., University of Edinburgh (UK)
Wade Landers
Professor of Leadership Studies
Ph.D. (candidate), Biola University
Chris Dewelt
Strategic Leadership Concentration Lead / Professor of Leadership Studies
D. Miss., Biola University
Alicia Crumpton
Adjunct Professor of Strategic Leadership
Ph.D. in Leadership Studies, Gonzaga University
Doug Welch
Spiritual Formation Concentration Lead / Professor of Spiritual Formation
D. Min. (candidate), Northern Seminary
Fall 2021 Dates
Aug. 8–12
Sept. 5
Term Begins
Interactive Intensive Week
Nov. 21–27
Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 9
Term Ends
Advanced Standing & Transfer of Credits

Current students and applicants who have completed courses at other accredited graduate institutions may receive transfer credit for credit courses that are comparable to offerings in the Master of Arts curriculum. Transfer of credit is not automatic; it is conditional upon approval by the Associate Dean of the Graduate Studies in consultation with the faculty.

Disability Services

Ozark Christian College is committed to full compliance with all laws regarding equal opportunity for students with disabilities. Students, the faculty, and the Academics Office all play a role in ensuring that reasonable and appropriate accommodations are provided in a timely and effective manner.