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Theological Studies

Columbia International University

24 months
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
515 USD/credit 15450 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.A. (Theological Studies) offered by Columbia International University provides you with an interdisciplinary knowledge of Biblical studies, church history, intercultural studies, and theology. It prepares you to engage in research and analysis that is informed by those disciplines and contributes to the advance of ministry in the church, missions, or marketplace.


What You’ll Learn

How to engage in high-level, publishable critical research, analysis, and writing about theology and its related disciplines

Methods of biblical interpretation and how to apply it in different contexts

Techniques and tools for explaining and evaluating Bible doctrine

This Theological Studies program at Columbia International University will equip you to:

  • Interpret and apply the biblical text

  • Explain, evaluate, and apply Bible doctrine

  • Research and write for  scholarly publication

Programme Structure

Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Teaching in a Bible college or institute

  • Serving as a member of a church staff

  • Serving as an assistant or associate pastor

  • Serving as a campus ministry professional

  • Serving as a staff member of a para-church ministry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 SCH


On Campus, Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • $25 application fee
  • Official transcripts for highest earned degree and any master’s degree work
  • Church leader reference
  • Application Essay (800 words total, typed)
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 515 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /month
Living costs

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


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