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Sacred Theology

Chicago Theological Seminary

Master
12 months
Duration
2646 USD/module
2646 USD/module
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About

The Master of Sacred Theology 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. Emphasis is placed on cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to biblical, ethical, and theological studies. 

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Overview

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.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Students will apply advanced knowledge of religious traditions appropriately in scholarly research.
  • Students will demonstrate ability to construct and develop a substantial and sophisticated scholarly argument in religious studies.
  • Students will demonstrate ability to think and write critically about religious traditions.

Programme Structure

For more information visit the program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Blended

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.
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).
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.
81 (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

Applicants to the STM Program must have earned a Master of Divinity Degree (or first graduate theological degree providing equivalent theological background) and demonstrate aptitude for advanced theological study. The STM application process includes:

  • 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.
  • A current resume.
  • A two page statement of proposed focus of study.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores are required of applicants for whom English is not a first language. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2646 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2646 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2646 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2646 USD per module and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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