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Theological Studies, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The program engages students in a wide range of ethical and cross-cultural concerns, and in ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.

The goal of the program is to provide a general and integrated exploration of these areas for students seeking to teach on a secondary level, for students preparing for further graduate education, and for students with a strong interest in theology beyond the undergraduate level.

Within the MA in Theological Studies Program, students can focus their study in the following areas:
  • Biblical Studies
  • Bioethics
  • Buddhism
  • Christian Spirituality
  • Christology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Faith and Culture
  • Feminist Theology
  • Historical Theology
  • Interfaith Dialogue & Ecumenism
  • Inter-religious & Comparative Theology
  • Islamic Studies
  • Judaic Studies
  • Liberation Theology
  • Mysticism
  • Religion & Ecology
  • Religions of India
  • Sacramental Theology & Liturgy
  • Social Ethics
  • Systematic Theology
  • Theological Ethics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of New Testament Theology
  • Foundations of Old Testament Theology
  • Foundations of Historical Theology
  • Introduction to Systematic Theology
  • Foundations of Theological Ethics
  • Graduate Pro-Seminar
  • T Comprehensive Exam Seminar
  • Research and Writing Seminar

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1111 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1111 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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