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Master of Arts in Theological Studies

Go Deeper in Your Understanding of the Word

This degree has been designed to take the student deeper into biblical studies and Bible doctrine in order to prepare for ministry or advanced studies. The MA in Theological Studies is designed for the pastor as well as the layperson.



45 Semester Hours

Average Completion Time
2 Years

Campus or Online


You Might Like This Program If…

  • You want a deeper understanding of the Bible and theology
  • You want to grow in your own personal spiritual journey
  • You want to advance the church, missions, or the marketplace

Program Objectives

Each student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Old and New Testaments through a comprehensive grasp of each book’s theme, design, and theology
  • Defend the theology of the Christian faith with biblical and philosophical arguments that resonate with today’s modern culture
  • Develop a stronger spiritual walk through a fuller understanding of evangelism, discipleship, leadership, and world missions
  • Demonstrate competency in critical thinking, research, and writing at a scholarly level

    Potential Career Paths

    • Pastor
    • Christian school teacher
    • Advanced graduate studies

    Sample Course Outline

    Year 1:  OT Survey, NT Survey, Hermeneutics
    Year 2:  Systematic Theology, Advanced Discipleship, Biblical Servanthood & Leadership


    Meet the Faculty