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New Degree in Practical Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary


For Immediate Release

 Decatur, GA— A new two-year degree program, the Master of Arts in Practical Theology (MAPT), will be offered at Columbia Theological Seminary beginning in 2010-2011 academic year. The MAPT is designed as preparation for specialized professional or volunteer ministry in congregations and beyond. The degree may also be appropriate for lay persons serving in non-ordained ministry positions. MAPT students may choose one of four areas of concentration: Christian Education, Christian Leadership, Pastoral Care/Pastoral Theology, or Worship. 

Program details and application materials are available online at, or contact the Office of Admissions at   

Columbia Theological Seminary, located in Decatur, GA, was established in 1828 and is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA).

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