Master of Arts

ABTS Master of Arts

Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies

The Master of Arts (MA) degree is a 64 credit hour program providing opportunity for in-depth investigations into the three basic content areas.  A substantial elective category allows students to explore areas appropriate to their ministry context.  Students who have not accomplished any postgraduate studies are encouraged to complete the In-Ministry MRE degree before progressing to the MA degree.

Program of Study

Introductory

Introduction to Graduate Theological Education

 

1 credit hour

Bible

Biblical Hermeneutics

Old Testament Biblical Theology

New Testament Biblical Theology

Bible Elective

Bible Elective

 

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

Theology

Systematic Theology 1

Systematic Theology 2

Systematic Theology 3

Philosophical Theology Elective

Historical Theology Elective

 

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

Ministry Leadership

Spiritual Formation

Organizational Leadership

Pastoral Ministry Elective

Educational Ministry Elective

Intercultural Ministry Elective

 

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

3 credit hours

Electives

6 modules of the student's choice for a total of 18 credit hours

Total Required Units: 64 credit hours