Study and practice the pastoral arts in the unique environment of the Tennessee Prison for Women. The MACM (LIFE) degree combines ‘outside’ and ‘inside’ students into one learning community. This is a chance to pursue theological training in a cohort setting with both women and men, over a four year period. Within our supportive environment, you’ll learn the skills to restore others and yourself.
Our experienced faculty will guide you through theology, psychology, conflict management, spiritual direction and coaching. We'll help you think critically about complex ministry issues. As a result, you'll learn to lead others in their faith development and increase your effectiveness as a minister.
- Application with $50 nonrefundable application fee
- Three letters of recommendation: one from a college or university administrator or professor, one from a professional supervisor/employer and one from a church leader or minister
- Official transcripts emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
or mailed to Graduate Admissions (One University Park Dr., Nashville, TN 37204)
- Bachelor's degree
- Undergraduate or graduate GPA of at least 2.75
- Completed health form
- 750-1,000-word essay discussing the applicant's religious heritage, career goals and how Hazelip School of Theology might contribute to the achievement of those pursuits
- GB 5A93 - Seminar in Bible: Interpreting Scripture
- GB 5483 - Introduction to Theology
- GB 5543 - Ministry, Personhood, and Discipleship
- GB 5553 - Spiritual Formation and Guidance
- GB 5653 - Pastoral Care and Counseling
- GB 5A83 - Seminar in Bible: Suffering and the Psalms
- GB 5H03 - Seminar in Counseling: Apology, Forgiveness, and Reconciliation
- GB 5393 - The Gospels
- GB 6043 - Religious and Cross-Cultural Engagement
- GB 5G93 - Seminar in Ministry: Community Leadership
- GB 6033 - Facilitating Care Groups
- GB 580V - Practicum
Tuition & Aid
Program tuition is currently $540 per credit hour.
Tuition is offered at a discounted rate.
*Note: The graduate tuition rates may increase annually, effective each summer semester.