MASTER'S PROGRAMS » Master of Theology

Course List

Master of Theology courses parallel the foundational work in the first half of the Doctor of Philosophy program. The Th.M. program requires a concluding master's thesis.

Core areas of study in the Th.M. emphasize hermeneutics, exegesis, and teaching methods. The 32-credit program includes 12 elective credits and a three-credit Th.M. thesis.

Courses in the Master of Theology program include:

  • BI1 Advanced Bible Teaching and Communication Methods - 3 credits
  • OT1 Seminar in OT Hermeneutics & Exegetical Method - 3 credits
  • NT1 Seminar in NT Hermeneutics & Exegetical Method - 3 credits
  • TH1 Seminar in Advanced Theological Method - 3 credits

  • Two Core Classes in Emphasis
    (3 credits each) - 6 credits
  • Two Elective classes in Emphasis
    (3 credits each) - 6 credits

  • One Ministry Philosophy Course
    (either MP1, MP2, or MP3) - 3 credits

    MP1 Developing Effective Leadership Skills
    MP2 The Centrality of the Scriptures in Ministry
    MP3 Current Trends in Global Ministry

  • PH11 Interdisciplinary Seminar & Communication Practicum - 1 credit
  • PH12 Interdisciplinary Seminar & Communication Practicum - 1 credit
  • MT902 Th.M. Thesis - 3 credits

For details on program requirements, review the current catalog here.