M.A. On Campus

Theological Studies

Lee University

24 months
785 USD/credit 14130 USD/year
785 USD/credit 14130 USD/year
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The School of Religion at Lee University offers a program of advanced study in the academic discipline of Theological Studies. This Master in Theological Studies program constitutes an alternative to professional degrees for the student seeking advanced study in the discipline, preparing for work in the educational ministry of the church, and/or anticipating the research doctorate.


This Master in Theological Studies program offered by Lee University is designed for the collegial engagement of peers whose concerns are constructive conversation and productive scholarship, and whose goal is disciplinary competence.


The School of Religion offers the M.A. in Theological Studies with several goals in mind. We aim to:

  • Foster the continued development of research and writing skills in the area of biblical and theological studies.
  • Contribute to the body of biblical and theological knowledge and literature.
  • Assist the student in developing a personal hermeneutical and exegetical position to be used in acquiring a comprehensive understanding of Old and New Testament content.
  • Develop an understanding of the philosophical foundations for theological reflection.
  • Prepare the student for the teaching enterprise, whether in the educational ministry of the church or in the context of the academy at large.
  • Prepare the student to engage in more advanced degrees, including doctoral studies.
  • Integrate faith and learning in such a way as to develop the individual in mind and spirit in order to enhance their own spiritual development and also that of the body of Christ.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biblical Criticism/ Hermeneutics 
  • Early Christian Doctrine
  • Religious Epistemology
  • Elementary New Testament Greek
  • Readings in Theological German

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


36 SCH



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Academic requirements

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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application form
  • $25.00 U.S. dollars nonrefundable application fee
  • Checks drawn from overseas banks are not accepted. International money orders are suggested. 
  • Official records of post-secondary academic work. All academic records and other credentials must be accompanied by an official English translation
  •  The official language at Lee University is English. A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score must be officially reported by the Education Testing Service if the applicant is from a non English-Speaking country (Lee University’s institutional number is 1401)
  • Financial Statement. A sponsor’s guarantee form and bank statement, documenting that there is sufficient financial resources for two semesters of study including travel expenses. This is a United States government regulation that is strictly enforced by Lee University. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 785 USD per credit during 24 months.


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