MA Theology

A Snapshot:

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

The MA Theology equips students with a broad understanding of historic Christian theology and how it relates to the Christian life. Students will graduate from the program with the ability to understand how Christian theology relates to Scripture and their own lives.

This degree is for anyone who wants to have a deep understanding of theology, how it has been shaped through history, and how to ground their theology in Scripture.

The entire program can be completed online, allowing you to participate in the program from anywhere in the world.

Required Courses

The MA Biblical Literature contains 50 credits focused on expanding the student’s theological and biblical understanding. Students are also given the chance to grow in related theological disciplines and ministry skills.

Biblical Studies17
BT 500The Bible's Authority and Interpretation2
OT 516Old Testament History and Interpretation3
NT 516New Testament History and Interpretation3
NT 531The Gospels Inductive Bible Study3
NT 521Greek Reading and Syntax3
NT 642The Epistles with Greek3
Theological Studies 18
HT 604 History of Christian Thought 3
ST 504Christ, Revelation, God, and Humanity3
ST 505Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, and Last Things3
ST 519Theology of John Wesley3
Theology and Philosophy Electives6
Philosophical Studies3
AP 500Approaches to Apologetics3
AP(MS) 601 Apologetics in Cultural Change3
Formational Studies3
DS 505Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
Formational Studies4
EV 605Evangelism3
RS 778Summative Evaluation1
General Electives5

For detailed program information, please see the academic catalog.

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