M.A. (Theological Studies)
The Master of Arts (Theological Studies) allows options for concentrated study in church history, doctrine, ethics, philosophy and systematic theology. This degree has a General Academic option (coursework only) and a Research option (with a modern research language and a thesis). This is a 60 hour program.
- Understand the essential content, historical development, and philosophical, and ethical dimensions of Christian theology.
- Understand the scriptural basis, historical development, and contemporary relevance of the Wesleyan theological perspective.
- Relate Christian theology, history, philosophy, and ethics to contemporary issues and Christian ministry.
- Commit to cultivate holy love of God and neighbor demonstrated by a knowledge of and practice in the Christian disciplines including works of service, with particular attention to a Wesleyan understanding of the means of grace.