Global Education Master of Arts Degree Programs

Master of Arts (Biblical Studies): The "MABS" is an academic seminary degree designed to prepare those called to ministry within the body of Christ who desire a comprehensive biblical education. It consists of 66 credit hours: 46 required hours, 8 biblical languages hours, and 12 free elective hours

This degree can be earned 100% by distance learning through RTS Global Education.

Category

Course Name

Credit Hours

Church History

History of Christianity I

3

History of Christianity II

3

Old Testament

Genesis-Joshua

3

Judges-Esther

2

Poets

2

Isaiah-Malachi

3

New Testament

Gospels

3

Acts & Romans

2

Pauline Epistles

3

Hebrews-Revelation

3

Systematic Theology

Intro to Pastoral and Theological Studies

3

Systematic Theology I

3

Systematic Theology II

2

Systematic Theology III

3

Apologetics

2

Language Sequence

Greek or Hebrew I

3

Greek or Hebrew II

3

Greek or Hebrew Exegesis

2

Advanced Biblical Exegesis

3

Orientation Seminar

3

Free Electives

12

66

Master of Arts (Theological Studies): The "MATS" is an academic seminary degree designed to prepare those called to ministry within the body of Christ who desire a comprehensive theological education. It consists of 66 credit hours: 51 required hours (including 6 hours dedicated to the completion of a Master’s level thesis), 8 specialized elective hours and 7 free elective hours.

This degree can be earned 100% by distance learning through RTS Global Education.

Category

Course Name

Credit Hours

Church History

History of Christianity I

3

History of Christianity II

3

Old Testament

Genesis-Joshua

3

Judges-Esther

2

Poets

2

New Testament

Gospels

3

Acts & Romans

2

Pauline Epistles

3

Systematic Theology

Intro to Pastoral and Theological Studies

3

Systematic Theology I

3

Systematic Theology II

2

Systematic Theology III

3

History of Philosophy & Christian Thought

3

Pastoral and Social Ethics

3

Apologetics

2

Covenant Theology

2

Integrative Studies

Orientation Seminar

3

Integrative Thesis

3

Integration Seminar

3

Specialized Electives

8

Free Electives

7

66

Master of Arts (Religion): The "MAR" is an academic seminary degree designed to prepare those called to ministry within the body of Christ who desire a broad biblical education and to author a Master's level thesis. It consists of 60 credit hours: 51 required hours (including 6 hours dedicated to the completion of a Master’s level thesis) and 9 free elective hours

This degree can be earned 100% by distance learning through RTS Global Education.

Category

Course Name

Credit Hours

Church History

History of Christianity I

3

History of Christianity II

3

Church and the World

2

Old Testament

Isaiah to Malachi

3

Judges-Esther

2

Poets

2

New Testament

Gospels

3

Acts & Romans

2

Pauline Epistles

3

Systematic Theology

Intro to Pastoral and Theological Studies

3

Systematic Theology I

3

Systematic Theology II

2

Systematic Theology III

3

History of Philosophy & Christian Thought

3

Pastoral and Social Ethics

3

Apologetics

2

Integrative Studies

Orientation Seminar

3

Integrative Thesis

3

Integration Seminar

3

Free Electives

9

60