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Science and Religion

Southern California Seminary

24 months
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433 USD/credit 12990 USD/year
433 USD/credit 12990 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Science and Religion (MASR) program at the Southern California Seminary provides graduate-level biblical, theological, and philosophical instruction related to scientific inquiry as well as the disparity of conclusions which emerge from naturalistic and theistic presuppositions. 

Overview

This Science and Religion program of study from Southern California Seminary is most useful for persons seeking to focus their education in the interdisciplinary union of the philosophy or religion and science and provides students the biblical, theological, and scientific foundation that is crucial for bridging the chasm between faith and science and engaging in the interdisciplinary practice of philosophical, scientific, and religious studies. 

By offering 12 units of electives as part of the curriculum, the MASR program allows students to focus on a particular area. The program can be completed in about two years if students take 9-12 units each trimester.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of the Master of Arts in Science and Religion program students will be able to:

  • Interpret the content of the Old and New Testaments utilizing a literal-grammatical-historical hermeneutic;
  • Demonstrate a graduate-level proficiency in research and writing across multiple disciplines related to science and religion;
  • Exhibit a breadth of knowledge in the history and philosophy of science and develop skills in relevant scientific methods;
  • Manifest a stronger and broader intellectual base for integrating contemporary science with Christianity;
  • Synthesize biblical and scientific knowledge for expounding truth and renouncing errors in a variety of settings; and
  • Provide leadership in a variety of ministry contexts inside and outside of the local church.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Natural Science
  • Philosophy of Science & Religion
  • Creation and Evolution: The Bible, Science, and Worldviews
  • Astronomy, Cosmology, and the Bible
  • Apologetics and Christian Evidences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admission
  • Request Official Transcripts
  • Submit Essay (2-essays for DMin)
  • Submit Reference (Pastor/Chaplain)
  • Apply for Financial Aid

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 433 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 433 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for El Cajon

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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