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Thank you for your interest in Taylor University’s Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) program!

We are looking for candidates who desire a deeper, engaged connection and real world experience with church leadership. This program is not exclusive to those who studied ministry or biblical studies for their undergraduate degree.

Admissions Process

Applications are accepted year-round, with start dates in January, June, and September. MAM applicants must complete the following items: 

  1. Complete the MAM Application

    Admissions Narrative
    Describe your faith journey
    Share your vocational and/or ministry goals
    Respond to Taylor’s Statement of Faith

    A resume can be uploaded within your application.

    You will be asked to provide email addresses for references in these three areas: academic, pastoral, and personal.

  2. Transcripts
    Submit official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions to:

    Taylor University—MAM
    Attn: Noelle Brennan
    1846 Main Street
    Upland, IN 46989

    Electronic Transcript:

  3. Admission Interview
    When your file is complete, Taylor University will schedule an admissions interview with you.

  4. Residency 
    Apply to a residency program with one of our ministry partners or get approved for a ministry experience at a unique location.

Questions? Please contact Noelle Brennan at 765-998-4131 or

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it affordable?

All students receive a Taylor scholarship of $6,000, making the entire two year program only $12,000. Financial aid is available.  Ministry partners may also grant up to $6,000 in scholarships for residents in their program, cutting the total cost in half to only $6,000.

When can I start?

You can begin the next MAM course immediately after your acceptance. The onboarding dates for a residency program are January, June, and September.

Am I able to have a part-time job outside of my residency?

Yes. In fact, we encourage it as a way to make ends meet. However, as you arrange your schedule, you will need to prioritize the hours of your residency and find part-time work that can accommodate that schedule. All of our residents have been able to make this arrangement work.

Am I eligible to apply to the residency if I’m married?

Yes. We have married residents in the program.

Is this program online or residential?

The entire program is face to face, meeting on Thursday afternoons with Taylor Faculty at various sites in the greater Indianapolis and Fort Wayne area.