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.