- 58 semester hours of coursework.
- 23-27 credits in core and option courses
- 15-18 hours in a concentration
- 13-20 hours of electives
As part of the academic requirements, students will complete either a thesis (4 semester hours) or a two-part extended essay (2 semester hours total).
Greek and Hebrew are required of students with a concentration in biblical studies.
- Racial Awareness Workshop
For the sake of the mission of the church, graduates of the Master of Theological Studies degree program should be able to:
- Use appropriately the resources of scripture and the church’s tradition
- Comprehend and communicate core themes and concepts from their area of concentration
Areas of Concentration
- African American Studies
- Biblical Studies
- Church in the World
- History of Christianity
- Congregational Ministry
- Systematic Theology and Ethics
- General Theological Studies
Two joint degree programs with Capital University are available: A Master of Theological Studies/Juris Doctorate (M.T.S./J.D.) or a Master of Theological Studies/Master of Science in Nursing (M.T.S./M.S.N.).