The School of Religion at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., will offer its master of arts in ministry degree as a fully online program starting in May, a news release states.
Participants will be able to earn the degree in a 15-month period, officials said.
"It will further the students' knowledge and expertise, equipping them to be the leaders in ministry that God has called them to be," Dr. Lisa Long, director of Lee's graduate programs in Christian ministries, said in a statement.
The program, Lee's first fully online graduate program, has been designed by qualified faculty members who are experienced ministers with the goal of equipping graduates to become leaders in ministry.
Students can choose to focus on leadership studies, worship studies or youth & family ministries, the release states.