The Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MA) study program is a foundational graduate study which is designed to provide biblical and theological training for teaching or preaching ministry, or for further study.  A theological bachelor holder may apply for advanced standing for courses taken previously.

Admissions
• Meet the general admission requirements
• Must be a professing Christian
• Demonstrate a desire for personal, spiritual formation, and/or
• Demonstrated a call to Christian ministry
• Successful completion of a bachelor degre

Graduation Requirements
• Completed required program credits of at least 36 credit hours. A theological bachelor holder may petition for advanced standing for courses which they have previously taken at the bachelor level. However, he or she is still required to complete at least 36 graduate credit hours to meet the graduation requirements
• Earned a accumulative grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale)
• Satisfied a Christian ministry involvement assessment
• Satisfied a character, spiritual and ministry formation assessment

Program of Studies
This graduate program consists of 12 coures of master’s core requirements and concentration, which makes up the 36 credit hours.

MASTER’S CORE REQUIREMENTS (27 hr.):
BIBL 500 Old Testament 1
BIBL 501 Old Testament 2
BIBL 502 New Testament 1
BIBL 503 New Testament 2
THEO 501 Theology 1
THEO 502 Theology 2
CHHI 501 Church History 1
CHHI 502 Church History 2
Research and Writing

CONCENTRATION (9 hr.):
THEO 515 OldTestament Theology
THEO 520 New Testament Theology

Select one course from the following:
THEO 610 Mission Theology
THEO 545 Biblical Thelogy
THEO 615 Asian Theology

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 36