M.A. Theology

The Basics

  • 50 credit hours (approx. 2-3 years)
  • Available on campus and online. Online students must take Greek in real time via Zoom.
  • Emphasizes scholarship regarding the content of Christian faith as it is expressed in the Bible, historic Christian orthodoxy, and the Wesleyan tradition

Program Courses:

Biblical Studies (17 hrs)

BT 500 The Bible’s Authority & Interpretation 2
OT 516 OT History & Interpretation 3
NT 512 NT History & Interpretation 3
NT 531 The Gospels 3
NT 521 Greek Reading & Syntax 3
NT 642 The Epistles with Greek 3

Theological Studies (18 hrs)

HT 604 History of Christian Thought 3
ST 504 Christ, Revelation, God, Humanity 3
ST 505 Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, Last Things 3
ST 519 Theology of John Wesley 3
Theology and Philosophy Electives 6

Philosophical Studies (3 hrs)

AP 500 or AP(MS) 601 AP 500 Approaches to Apologetics/
AP(MS) 601 Apologetics in Cultural Change 3

Formational Studies (3 hrs)

DS 505 Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
Optional Discipleship Groups

Ministry Studies (4 hrs)

EV 605 Evangelism 3
RS 001 New Student Orientation 0
RS 778 Summative Evaluation 1

General Electives (5 hrs)

Includes beginning Greek for those entering seminary without these courses.

For detailed program information, please see the academic catalog.