Master of Arts (Theological Studies)

Southeastern University’s Master of Arts (Theological Studies) degree enhances knowledge in a wide range of theological topics. By looking at historical, systematic, biblical, ethical, and practical theology, you will gain a thorough understanding of scholarly subjects that impact God and the world. This allows you to use your knowledge to impact the lives of others in a God-honoring way. You will also be ready for further graduate studies and research.

Program Outcomes

Graduates will be prepared for careers or advanced study in fields including:

  • Church leadership
  • Education
  • Nonprofit leadership
  • Theology and biblical studies

Total Credits: 48 hours

  • Academic requirements: 45 hours
  • Thesis: 3 hours

Program Length: 24, 36 or 48 months
Program Delivery: Online
Tuition: $495 per credit hour

Admission Requirements

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or higher in the undergraduate program. If less than a 3.0, the GPA for the last 60 hours will be calculated. If still less than 3.0, the applicant may be considered for provisional standing.
  • Submit one Academic or Professional Reference.
  • Submit one Christian Character Assessment.
  •  Submit a writing sample of at least five pages indicative of writing and research ability to interact with scholarly sources in a critical manner.


  • BINT 5013 – Graduate Greek I
  • BINT 5023 – Graduate Greek II

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Theological Studies Courses (27 Hours)
Biblical Studies Courses (12 Hours)
Practical Ministry Courses (6 Hours)
Thesis (3 Hours)

*Special Topics courses may be fulfilled by substituting any graduate level course offered by the College of Christian Ministries and Religion and not already required in the MA (Theological Studies) program outline.
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