Historical Theology

Westminster Theological Seminary in California

475 USD/credit
475 USD/credit
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In our fast-paced, ever expanding global community, we have a great need to understand ourselves and our era in the light of our history.



  • Enable students to gain an understanding of Christian theology with particular attention to the historical development of Christian theological traditions and the critical skills for evaluating them
  • Provide students with the necessary skills for evaluating the various approaches to the study of history (historiography)
  • Read and analyze representative theologians and texts from throughout the history of Christianity and demonstrate a grasp of the history of biblical exegesis
  • Prepare graduates to enter research programs in history or theology or, with further practical training, to use their theological knowledge in such ministries as teaching, missions or lay church leadership
  • Articulate a coherent account of the history of exegetical and dogmatic theology
  • Demonstrate historical sensitivity in evaluating theology as well as a grasp of the intention behind the various theological formulations in each historical epoch
  • Relate the great issues of historical theology to contemporary intellectual and cultural movements

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Historical Theology
  • Greek and Hebrew Languages
  • Systematic Theology & Apologetics
  • Church History

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72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission
  • Pay $30 application fee
  • Arrange for your ecclesiastical and academic references
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    475 USD/credit
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  • National

    475 USD/credit
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