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Theological Studies - Philosophy and Apologetics

12 months
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About

Asbury Theological Seminarys 60-hour Theological Studies - Philosophy and Apologetics applies Christian theology to contemporary issues, life and ministry through your study of church history, doctrine, ethics, philosophy and systematic theology. 

Overview

Focus your study in church history, doctrine, ethics, philosophy and systematic theology to develop a Wesleyan theological perspective. Throughout your study, you’ll gain the analytical framework needed to articulate, explain and defend Christian belief and faith credibly, morally and spiritually. Your fresh understanding of historic orthodoxy will allow you not only to enrich the believing community, but also to interact with a non-believing world.

Learning outcomes

This Theological Studies - Philosophy and Apologetics degree at Asbury Theological Seminary prepares you in the practical Christian disciplines needed for teaching in congregations, para-church organizations, Christian institutions or for pursuing a postgraduate degree.

Upon completing your degree you’ll demonstrate a fresh understanding of the essential content, historical development and philosophical and ethical dimensions of Christian theology. Your theological degree won’t be theory only. You’ll be able to apply those concepts to contemporary issues in Christian life and ministry.

As you complete your degree, you’ll be able to

  • Cultivate holy love of God and neighbor through both knowledge and practice in the Christian disciplines of service and grace.
  • 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Vocation of Ministry 
  • Church History—One 
  • Christian Ethics 
  • Missional Formation 
  • Inductive Bible Study 
  • Basic Christian Doctrine 
  • Theology of John Wesley 
  • New Testament  
  • Old Testament
  • Church History-Two 
  • Philosophy of the Christian Religion 
  • Contemporary Theology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application 
  • $50 non-refundable Application Fee
  • Accredited baccalaureate degree
  • The M.A. [BS] program requires a 3.0/4.0 cumulative GPA
  • Official transcripts from all schools where classes were taken for more than one semester
  • Personal history essay  (1050-1500 words) 350-500 words per question.
  • Four references completed on the Admissions Office form at asburyseminary.edu, including a pastoral reference (required) and a professor or academic administrator reference (recommended). Laity or personal acquaintances are accepted.
  • For applicants whose primary language is not English, a TOEFL score of 550 (79 internet-based) or an IELTS score of 7.
  • Background Check
  • A personal interview may be required upon request by the Admissions Committee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 692 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 692 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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