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Theological Studies

Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

12 months
5640 USD/year
5640 USD/year
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With flexibility to tailor the course of study, the Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MTS) degree program at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary provides a focused understanding of one or more theological disciplines for further graduate study or for general education purposes.


At the end of the Theological Studies program at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, each student completes a final project that explores more deeply a chosen area of concentration. Students in the MTS degree program can also earn their Graduate Certificate in Urban Ministry.

Learning outcomes

The MTS degree program provides maximum flexibility to define a customized course of study as the basis for further study or for general enrichment.

With the largest theological library in the tri-state area and a low student-to-faculty ratio that enables close interaction with dedicated scholars and teachers, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers unmatched resources for students to research and explore on their journey to a rewarding and fulfilling career.

The 48 semester- credit-hour program can be taken either part or full time with day and evening classes available.

Students who graduate from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary with the MTS degree pursue a variety of calls into teaching, PhD work, or ministry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Bible
  • The Nature of Theology
  • Approaches in Theology
  • The Problem of God
  • Moral Theology
  • The Early Church
  • Catholicism Today
  • Foundations: Religion and Philosophy
  • Christ, Yesterday and Today

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Formal Application
  • Application Fee: $60 nonrefundable Pay online
  • Official Transcripts of all college and university work attempted
  • Writing two admissions essays
  • Personal Interview
  • Three References
  • Background Check

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5640 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5640 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 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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