Theological Studies

Anderson University - Indiana

446 USD/credit
446 USD/credit
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Theology and Christian Ministry is an academic degree at Anderson University - Indiana that must be completed on campus. While not intended for those seeking ordination, the Theological Studies degree may serve those interested in personal enrichment or teaching Bible and theology whether in the local church or in higher education.

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Those in lay ministry will find the Theological Studies degree (non-thesis track) at Anderson University - Indiana a preparation for serving as leaders within the context of the local church or other ministries. This MTS seminary degree covers a broad spectrum of courses from theology and Bible to church history.

Those interested in future doctoral studies will discover the MTS degree (thesis track) serves as a path for making this next academic vocational step. The MTS degree (thesis track) introduces seminary students to Bible, theology, and church history, as well as biblical languages. In addition to these core studies, the student completes academic research culminating in a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation to Graduate Theological Studies
  • Hermeneutics and Critical Reflection in Theological Education
  • Faith and Life Through the Hebrew Scriptures
  • New Testament Seminar: Jesus and the Caesars
  • Faith Seeking Understanding

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Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
78 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Achieve an undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  • Write an academic paper according to guidelines available from the Office of Student Development. 
  • Interview with a full-time AU seminary faculty member (in the area of Bible, church history, theology, or mission), and receive that faculty member’s written recommendation that this degree is an appropriate one given the prospective student’s vocational and educational goals.
  • Complete all admission requirements by August 1 (for fall admission) or December 1 (for spring admission).
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      446 USD/credit
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      446 USD/credit
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