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Sacred Theology

Dallas Theological Seminary

12 months
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595 USD/credit
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About

The Sacred Theology program of Dallas Theological Seminary provides advanced training for those who have already graduated with a standard MDiv degree or its equivalent.

Overview

Prepare for advanced research or ministry training

The Sacred Theology program of Dallas Theological Seminary is designed for those who have graduated from a standard three-year seminary program and desire an additional year of advanced studies in preparation for Christian service and advanced theological study including doctoral work.

Expert Professors

DTS professors bring ministry experience and the highest levels of scholarship together for a rich and engaging classroom and community experience.

Purpose

The program leading to the Master of Sacred Theology degree is open to those who have graduated from a standard three-year seminary program and hold the degree of Master of Divinity or its equivalent. The STM is designed to provide opportunity for additional and advanced studies in the theological disciplines in preparation for Christian service and advanced theological study.

Goals

Educational Goals

To enable students to:

  • interpret competently the Hebrew and Greek texts of the Bible;
  • understand the major areas of systematic theology and their historical development;
  • demonstrate Christlike leadership;
  • communicate the Bible and/or theology effectively;
  • critically address contemporary issues within their chosen area of study; and
  • charitably interact with the ideas of others.

Spiritual Goals

To enable students to evidence an increasing likeness to Christ as manifested in love for God, love for others, and the fruit of the Spirit.

Ministry Goals

To enable students to:

  • communicate the Bible effectively
  • demonstrate skills in various ministries
  • lead a local church or other group by means of biblical exposition, leadership skills, evangelism, and service; and
  • be prepared for advanced theological education

Programme Structure

Sample academic track courses include:

  • Hebrew Exegesis
  • New Testament Exegesis
  • History of Doctrine
  • History of Philosophy
  • Interpretive Progressive Revelation

Sample ministry track courses include:

  • Pastoral Theology and Leadership
  • Advanced Expository Preaching
  • Dynamics of a Christian Marriage
  • Theological and Psychological Foundations of Counseling
  • Spiritual Disciplines

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application
  • Collect college transcripts and references from church and others
  • Committee Evaluation
  • You show evidence of saving faith in Jesus Christ in your application testimony, and you adhere to the 7 core doctrines
  • Your references speak to your character and dependence on the Holy Spirit for life and work
  • You are endowed with appropriate spiritual gifts and involved in Christian ministry
  • Previous education has prepared you for graduate theological education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    595 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 595 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dallas

1140 - 1925 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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