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Theological Studies

Azusa Pacific University

24 months
569 USD/credit 17070 USD/year
569 USD/credit 17070 USD/year
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Preparing for practical, effective ministry starts with a journey of personal transformation, and Azusa Pacific University can help you take your ministry in a new direction with the Master of Arts (Theological Studies) program.


Theological Studies program of Azusa Pacific University is designed for students who desire advanced academic training in biblical studies and theology and ethics in preparation for teaching in Christian schools or colleges. It may also serve as the foundation for doctoral studies in biblical studies or theology and ethics. Either way, this program will prepare you to transform the world with Christ.

Key facts:

  • Can be earned in 24 months (if done on a full-time basis)
  • Courses taught by professors who are recognized scholars in the fields of biblical studies and theology and ethics
  • Biblical languages required
  • Prepares students to teach in Christian schools and colleges
  • Develops a basic foundation in the biblical and theological disciplines
  • Suits students with an interest in teaching ministries or preparing for a Ph.D. in Bible or theology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Hebrew
  • Torah and Prophets: Exodus-2 Kings
  • Biblical Interpretation: Exploring Genesis
  • Paul the Pastor and Theologian
  • Church History
  • Church and Society

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application for admission
  • $45 nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts 
  • Two letters of recommendation: one pastoral or ministry reference, and one academic or professional reference
  • Calling statement
  • Demonstrate proficiency in English
  • Provide an affidavit of financial support (PDF) and a bank statement 
  • Submit a copy of a valid passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 569 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Pacific

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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