Sacred Theology, Master | Online (optional) | Chicago Theological Seminary | Chicago, United States
12 months
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38520 USD/year
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About

The Sacred Theology program of Chicago Theological Seminary is a one-year program of advanced study beyond the Master of Divinity (or its equivalent.). It’s designed for students who wish to study a theological topic with an advanced focus.

Overview

Emphasis is placed on cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to biblical, ethical, and theological studies. T

he Sacred Theology program of Chicago Theological Seminary is ideal if you’re seeking additional academic preparation prior to pursuing a PhD program. It’s also perfect for Master of Divinity graduates and pastors on sabbatical who would benefit from one year of advanced academic study in an area of theological interest. You can also choose to complete one of two concentrations in the STM Program: LGBTQ Studies, and the Study of Black Faith & Life.

Program Goals

  • STM graduates will have acquired advanced knowledge of and capacity to interpret and communicate a specific aspect of one or more theological/ethical and religious traditions.
  • STM graduates will be able to think critically about theological/ethical and religious traditions.
  • STM graduates will be able to complete graduate level academic research in religious studies.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

  • CTS offers the accredited STM degree completely online, on campus, or a hybrid of both. 
  • This first-of-its-kind degree program allows you to take all courses online, regardless of your location.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
81

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
81

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all academic institutions attended.
  • Four letters of reference – at least two must be academic, one may come from a pastor or other ministry professional, and one may come from a supervisor or friend.
  • An autobiographical statement, as guided by the questions stated within the application form.
  • A current resume.
  • A two page statement of proposed focus of study, as guided by the application instructions.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores are required of applicants for whom English is not a first language. The exam must be completed no more than two years prior to application. The TOEFL may only be waived if the applicant has completed another degree, in English, in the US.

Tuition Fee

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    38520 USD/year
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  • National

    38520 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38520 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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