Diaconal Ministry Specialization: Students have the opportunity to combine the MA in Pastoral Studies with focused preparation for diaconal ministry. Requirements for the role of a deacon vary by denomination. The MA in Pastoral Studies degree with a Diaconal Ministry Specialization (link) fulfills Roman Catholic and Lutheran / ELCA requirements.
Certificate of Graduate Studies in Diaconal Ministry: The Diaconal Ministry Certificate option fulfills requirements for Episcopal and United Methodist denominations. (see Diaconal Ministry Specialization for Roman Catholic and Lutheran / ELCA requirements).
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