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M.A. in Theology

Wesley Biblical Seminary’s 52-hour Master of Arts in Theology provides you with a broad understanding of historic Christian theology, how theology arises from scripture, and how to relate it to the Christian life. If you want to a deep understanding of theology, how it has been shaped through history, and how to ground your theology in Scripture, this degree is for you.

2-3 years

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MA Theology courses

Biblical Studies12 credits
OT 516Old Testament History and Interpretation3
NT 512New Testament History and Interpretation3
BS 501Inductive Bible Study I3
BS 512 Inductive Bible Study II3
Theological Studies 27 credits
BT 501Biblical Theology3
HT 520History of Christian Thought 3
ST 604Christ, Revelation, God, and Humanity3
ST 605Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, and Last Things3
ST 619Theology of John Wesley3
ST 606 Theology of Christian Holiness3
ST 607Contemporary Theological Trends3
Theology and Philosophy Electives6
Philosophical Studies6 credits
AP 501 or PH 504Foundations of Apologetics or Philosophy of the Christian Religion3
PH 610Moral Theology and the Gospel3
Formational Studies4 credits
DS 505Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 4
Ministry3 credits
EV 605Evangelism3

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Master of Arts programs

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