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Master of Theology (M.Th)

Master of Art in Theology

 

Admission Requirement

 

Applicants must meet the following minimum requirements to be considered for admission to the Master of ART in Theology program:

 

  1. Applicants for admission must hold a Bachelor of ART in Theology or equivalent degree from MTSA or college.
  2. Must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 (4.00 scale).
  3. Recommended to be at least 18 years of age and in good health.
  4. Demonstrate ability to read and write either English or Korean at the college entrance level. Level test will be required.
  5. Two letters of recommendation sent directly to MTSA (One from an ordained minister and one from an academic advisor or professor), substantiating that the applicant possess the necessary intellectual ability and mental attitude sufficient to complete the required courses within the time frame allowed, and to participate productively and responsibly in an academic discipline that relates to a sensitive topic such as religion.

 

Purpose and the Program Objectives

 

The Master of Art in Theology (MA in Theology) is designed to prepare students for further study, in preparation for a Doctoral Degree, or employment that requires a master's degree.

 

Program Learning Objective of Master of Art in Theology (MA in Theology)

 

Upon completing this degree, students will be able to:

  1. Interpret both the Systematic Theology, Christian History, Old and New Testaments with accurate, evangelical hermeneutical skills.
  2. Demonstrate academic competence in theological disciplines.
  3. Articulate the significance of their academic work for the broader community.
  4. To prepare students for further theological and biblical studies.
  5. To prepare students for ordained ministry.

 

Program Requirements

 

Students receive the Master of ART in Theology degree when they fulfill the following program requirements and complete 48 semester units:

 

BIBLICAL STUDIES TRACK 

  • Theological/Religious Studies – 18 units
  • Biblical Languages – 9 units
  • Concentration – 15 units
  • Electives – 3 units
  • Master’s Thesis – 3 unit

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION TRACK  

  • Theological/Religious Studies – 15 units
  • Biblical Language – 6 units
  • Concentration – 15 units
  • Free Electives – 9 units
  • Master’s Thesis – 3 unit

THEOLOGY TRACK 

  • Theological/Religious Studies – 15 units
  • Biblical Language – 6 units
  • Concentration – 15 units
  • Free Electives – 9 units
  • Master’s Thesis – 3 unit