Master of Arts (Theological Studies) – MA(TS)

This master level degree is a flexible theological studies degree program for those who are preparing for a doctoral level program, church leadership positions, or specialized lay ministry. The Master of Arts (Theological Studies) or MA(TS) degree, may also be used to investigate the relationship between a profession and issues of faith such as business, law, the arts, medicine or science.

Areas of Specialization

Old Testament
New Testament
Theology
Church History
Ethics

Required MA(TS) Courses

2 COURSES · 6 CREDITS
MA(TS) Seminar (3 credits)
Independent study resulting in a final paper (3 credits)

Specialization Area Courses

8 COURSES · 24 CREDITS
4 courses in area of specialization (12 credits)
3 courses in second area of specialization (9 credits)
1 course in third area of specialization (3 credits)

Electives

6 COURSES · 18 CREDITS
Up to 3 courses may be from the Practical Theology area.

TOTAL: 48 CREDITS

 

Full-time students may complete the program in two years. As a basic degree, the MA(TS) program has the following requirements:  Basic Degree Requirements

Prospective MAPT students are encouraged to attend one of our Discover Columbia events on our campus in Decatur, GA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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