Back to the basics.
If you’re passionate about getting to the heart of your Christian faith, this degree is for you. The M.A. in Christian Studies will give you a solid introduction to the basics of biblical interpretation, doctrine, church history, and theology. Interacting in small classes with fellow students and devoted instructors will inspire you to apply these truths to your own life. You will leave with a better appreciation of what it means to follow Jesus, wherever He leads you.
PROGRAM COURSE INFORMATION
Biblical Studies (15 hours)
BIB 505 Biblical Hermeneutics
NTS 501 New Testament Introduction I
NTS 502 New Testament Introduction II
OTS 501 Old Testament Introduction I
OTS 502 Old Testament Introduction II
Ministerial Studies (6 hours)
MIN 503 Personal Evangelism
MIN 715 Ministry Practicum
Theological and Philosophical Studies (18 hours)
PHI 502 Philosophy of Religion
THS 512 Prolegomena and Trinitarianism
THS 514 Anthropology, Hamartiology, and Soteriology
THS 516 Baptist Ecclesiology and Eschatology
THS 660 Patristic, Medieval, and Reformation Theology
THS 665 Modern and Postmodern Theology
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One of the best experiences of my life. The wisdom they imparted to me so I could share the Gospel with the world is indescribable.
Graduates with a M.A. in Christian Studies are prepared to step into the following roles:
- Discipleship pastor
- Leadership roles in the church
- Student pastor
- Church planter
- Lead pastor
- Leadership role in a parachurch organization
From 2018—2021, 67% of those who graduated with a M.A. in Christian Studies are either employed or continuing their education.