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Master of Arts in Theological Studies

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ACU’s Master of Arts in Theological Studies is a flexible degree program designed for those who wish to deepen their theological foundation and gain greater competence in selected areas of religious knowledge. This 100% online ministry degree is ideal if you’re seeking personal enrichment.


With many elective hours, you can personalize the degree to match your particular passions and interests. The coursework equips you for graduate-level work and provides advanced study of theological disciplines for those whose aspirations aren’t (or do not include) professional ministry.


Program Highlights

Example Coursework

  • Biblical Exegesis
  • Systematic Theology 
  • History of Christianity 


Format

  • 100% online


Admissions Requirements

Timeframe

  • 36 credit hours 
  • 24 months 


  • Application and $50 fee
  • An official transcript of all previous colleges attended. The transcript must indicate an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or equivalent
  • A cumulative undergraduate approximate B average or above in the area of focus or related area and evidence of an overall productive GPA
  • Two letters of recommendation (may be submitted through the online application)
  • Personal statement of interest
  • Academic writing sample

Scholarships available to all new students. 

Potential Outcomes

  • Graduates will demonstrate general competence in fundamental biblical, historical, theological, and related disciplines.
  • Graduates will demonstrate competence in a particular concentrated area of study.
  • Graduates will demonstrate how their coursework has enriched their application of biblical and theological disciplines.

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