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 both the Northview Church and Taylor University applications. In addition to your general applications, your Taylor Admissions file will consist of these five pieces:

  1. Admissions Narrative
    • Describe your faith journey
    • Share your vocational and/or ministry goals
    • Respond to Taylor’s Statement of Faith
  2. Resume
    You will upload this during your online Taylor application.
  3. Transcripts
    Submit official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions to:
    Taylor University – MAM
    Attn Noelle Brennan
    236 West Reade Road
    Upland, IN 46989
    Electronic Transcript:
  4. References
    Applicants should submit email addresses for three references: one academic, one pastoral, and one personal.
  5. Admission Interview
    When your file is complete, Taylor University will schedule an admissions interview with you.

Visit Northview Church

Northview Church has regular opportunities for prospective residents to visit. You can check out the program, talk with current residents and Northview staff, and if arranged, meet with Taylor Faculty or visit a class. For more information contact the Northview Residency Program at

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is it affordable?

    The entire two year program is $6000 for Northview residents. Northview residents can receive housing and a $1000 monthly stipend. Financial aid is available.

  • When can I start?

    You can begin the next MAM course immediately after your acceptance. The onboarding dates for the Northview Residency 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 the Taylor Indianapolis site. Please note that Residents must provide their own transportation and health insurance.