Master of Arts in Practical Theology
The purpose of the program is to build upon the education of those who have already taken a college major in Pastoral Studies, Biblical Counseling, Missions, or related Biblical subjects. This program stresses the importance of the application of material gained on the undergraduate level.
You Might Like This Program If…
- You want to further develop your professional skills for ministry
- You want to develop the ability to communicate the Word of God more effectively
- You want to be a more effective Biblical counselor
- Pastoral Theology
- History of Fundamentalism
- Contemporary Christianity
Master of Arts in Practical Theology (M.A.)
Average Completion Time:
Online or Residential
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A minimum of 30 semester hours of Bible and theology at the undergraduate level, or their equivalent, is required before admission will be granted to the M.A. in Practical Theology program. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher is expected in one’s undergraduate work. Students are permitted to transfer a maximum of 12 acceptable graduate credits into this program.
Students pursuing pastoral ministry should have had at least two semesters of homiletics and an apprenticeship as a part of their undergraduate experience. This requirement may be waived, at the discretion of the seminary faculty, for those who have at least one year of full-time pastoral experience.