Master of Arts in Christian Studies Program Course List

The Master of Arts in Christian Studies is a program that requires 62 credit hours. The M.A. Christian Studies program includes a core of basic biblical and theological studies classes, ministry leadership specialization content and 15 elective credits in a topic of your choosing.

Bible and Theology Core Classes

Totaling 26 credit hours, the Bible and theology core of our M.A. Christian Studies program includes these courses:

  • BBL-501: Biblical Hermeneutics
  • BBL-508: Biblical Theology
  • BBL-Old Testament Elective
  • BBL-New Testament Elective
  • THE-501: Program Introduction Seminar
  • THE-540: Systematic Theology I
  • THE-640: Systematic Theology II
  • THE-641: Systematic Theology III
  • Historical Theology Elective

Ministry Leadership Specialization Classes

Totaling 21 credit hours, the specialization classes of our M.A. Christian Studies program includes these courses:

  • MIN-500: Christian Spiritual Formation
  • MIN-510: Organizational Leadership
  • MIN-543: Christian Formation in the Church
  • MIN-560: Global Impact
  • MIN-685: Ministry Residency I
  • MIN-686: Ministry Residency II
  • MIN-711: Program Completion Seminar
  • MIN-781: Ministry Residency III
  • MIN-782: Ministry Residency IV