Theological Discipline, M.A. | Claremont School of Theology | Claremont, United States
24 months
1105 USD/credit 26520 USD/year
1105 USD/credit 26520 USD/year
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The Theological Discipline program of Claremont School of Theology offers multiple areas of concentration and provides depth of study in a particular theological discipline.


The Theological Discipline program of Claremont School of Theology can serve to prepare persons who plan to pursue future Ph.D. studies. In most cases, a total of 15 units in an area must be completed to receive the concentration.

Each concentration has specific requirements plus electives that are clustered in the student’s specific theological discipline and related fields, as approved by his or her advisor.

Islamic Education Track

The Islamic Education track provides a holistic approach to developing the educational environment in Muslim schools and organizations, designing curriculum, and attending to the needs of students according to research-based models. Coursework for specializations in Islamic Educational Leadership and Islamic Curriculum and Instruction includes grounding in Islamic Studies and professional development in the effective use of education technology.

The program is designed to be responsive to the educational needs of local religious, social and cultural contexts, as well as the vocational goals of the student. This concentration adequately prepares students for future Ph.D. studies.

Spiritually Integrative Psychoterapy Track

This track prepares students to provide spiritually-informed counseling and psycho-educational services in congregations, agencies, and other settings. The concentration offers students preparation to offer counseling informed by spirituality, theology and religion.

Students concentrating in Spiritually Integrative Counseling take their clinical education at The Clinebell Institute for Pastoral Counseling and Psychotherapy, located on the CST campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Islamic Ethics
  • The Qur’an: Composition, Collection and Teachings
  • Islamic Theology and Philosophy
  • Islamic Law and Legal Theory
  • History of Islam
  • Interreligious Dialogue and Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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48 SCH


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Form
  • Application Fee ($50)
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement (Approximately 1000 words)
  • Your personal statement should address: your reasons for a pursuit of graduate theological study, your desire to study at Claremont School of Theology, your intended use of the degree in meeting future goals
  • Official sealed transcripts from all institutions attended after high school
  • Letters of Recommendation – 3 total
  • English Proficiency Documentation - required for all applicants for whom English is a second language. Either official TOEFL or official IELTS scores will be accepted. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1105 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    26520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1105 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Claremont

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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