Asia Biblical Theological Seminary

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

3 credit hours

Old Testament Biblical Theology

3 credit hours

New Testament Biblical Theology

3 credit hours

Bible Elective

3 credit hours

Bible Elective

3 credit hours

 

Theology 

Systematic Theology 1

3 credit hours

Systematic Theology 2

3 credit hours

Systematic Theology 3

3 credit hours

Philosophical Theology Elective

3 credit hours

Historical Theology Elective

3 credit hours

 

Ministry Leadership 

Spiritual Formation

3 credit hours

Organizational Leadership

3 credit hours

Pastoral Ministry Elective

3 credit hours

Educational Ministry Elective

3 credit hours

Intercultural Ministry Elective 

3 credit hours

 

Electives 

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

Total Required Units »» 64 credit hours