Master of Theological Studies (MTS)
The Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) provides a survey knowledge of theological disciplines. This degree is intended for persons interested in their own general education, and students preparing for teaching, theological research, or preparing for non-ordained ministry service. The degree program provides exposure to a broad range of theological disciplines, including required courses in Christian history, ethics, biblical studies, and theology. This program integrates biblical, historical, and theological studies with cultural and social concerns. One language is required: Greek or Hebrew. Students can select electives to tailor the program to their own academic goals. The degree program requires 17 credits (51 semester hours) for completion.
For details about the Master in Theological Studies please consult the current Catalog available on this website.
Goals of the M.T.S. Program
1. Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of biblical exegesis, ethics, Christian tradition and theology, and communicate this understanding in a meaningful way today.
2. Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of research and theological reflection in a specialized area of concentration.
3. Students will be able to demonstrate integration of learning related to the biblical, theological, and historical perspectives reflective of the program course of study through a thesis or a comprehensive examination.
Admission to the M.T.S. Program
The Admissions and Recruitment Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) is available to assist you with information regarding the application process, degree programs, distinctives of the school and aspects surrounding student life. BTSR encourages and invites all prospective students to visit campus. During your visit you will have opportunity to observe classes, tour the facilities, meet with faculty and students, worship in chapel, and pursue other interests. If you wish to arrange a visit to our campus contact the Admissions and Recruitment Office at email@example.com.
Applicants to the M.T.S.. program must possess a Bachelor of Arts degree or its academic equivalent, from an accredited college with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). All applicants must submit a written statement outlining their vocational objectives and how the degree might relate to those objectives. Contact Mrs. Tiffany Pittman, Director of Recruitment and Admissions to begin your admissions process today.