The M.A. with a concentration in Theological Studies is a 48-unit degree that has two tracks of study.
The Christian Studies and Leadership track provides a general introduction to various theological disciplines and is appropriate for preparation for future Ph.D. studies.
The Islamic Studies and Leadership track is for students interested in positions of leadership in Muslim contexts, particularly in North American Muslim communities. Both tracks provide room for students to personalize their studies to their own areas of interest. The culmination of this degree is a summative exercise which usually takes the form of a Master’s thesis.
This degree provides depth of study in a particular theological discipline and offers ideal preparation for persons who plan to pursue future Ph.D. studies.
Students may complete concentrations in the following disciplines:
Spiritually Integrated Counseling
Religion, Society and Social Change
Each concentration has specific requirements plus electives that are clustered in the student’s specific theological discipline and related fields, as approved by his or her advisor.
The M.A. with a concentration in Interdisciplinary or Comparative Studies is a 48-unit degree program for those who desire to study the integration of two or more fields. It is a flexible degree that allows students to personalize a course of advanced study in multiple areas of interest, one of which must be religious in nature.