As the principal ministry of MACM, the purpose of Yangon Christian College and Seminary (YCCS) is to equip committed Christians for leadership in ministries of pastorate, missions, education, counseling and community life. This preparation includes the spiritual formation of students together with the academic specialization and practical training necessary for serving God in a pluralistic world. In order to accomplish this, the college and seminary will bring together a faculty with shared commitment to biblical, evangelical conviction; the pursuit of excellence in teaching and a personal desire for continuing education and research. They will attempt to create a community of fellowship as well as a climate for learning and academic curiosity.

YCCS seeks to serve men and women who are preparing to minister in a variety of cultural contexts. Students are welcomed from different denominations and ethnicities to provide a cross-cultural perspective. Students are affirmed in their own denominational allegiance and are encouraged to deepen their relationship in Christ.

YCCS intends its graduates to be servant-leaders in the ministries to which they are called in the church and in the world. The years of study at YCCS will seek to stimulate a life-long pursuit of competence in the capacity to care for people through ministry and evangelism; administration and church growth; hermeneutics, theology, biblical studies, homiletics and worship; education and counseling. The YCCS seeks to foster a dependence on God through Jesus Christ and an approach to ministry that incorporates the best of biblical conviction.

The curriculum will stress knowledge of the Bible gained through a direct study of the Biblical text, with every degree carrying a major in Bible. Strong emphasis has been placed on apologetics (knowing why we believe in God, Christ and the Bible).

YCCS is designed to train men and women for Christian service by helping each student achieve the following objectives:

1) Academically, intellectually, and spiritually competent in the ministry.
2) Capability of rightly interpreting the Word of God in order to understand the author’s intended meaning.
3) A knowledge of sound doctrine taught from the word of god;
4) An acquaintance with historical evidence and an understanding of the basis of faith in Christ and the Bible.
5) An intellectual development that will enable the students to be good learners, clear thinkers and competent the Word of God to accomplish God’s will.
6) Ability to present the gospel to the people in culturally relevant in order to make the message meaningful to the people and accomplish God’s will.