Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies

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School:Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:ACTS Seminaries
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Theology/Theological Studies
Description:The program is ideal for those whose sense of vocation includes teaching and scholarship, for those planning to go on to doctoral studies, and for those interested in acquiring advanced training and knowledge in a specialized area to enhance church-based ministries or to enrich a teaching role. The program requires 30 semester hours to complete and requires strong research skills and a commitment to academic excellence. This degree program culminates in a written thesis that demonstrates competency in academic research and writing. A range of specializations that build upon previous biblical, theological and historical studies are available. The program generally takes between 1-2 years to complete.

Each area of specialization can accommodate a wide range of particular research interests due to the diversity of expertise among the faculty at GSTS / ACTS Seminaries and the broader Trinity Western University campus. This faculty includes specialists in Christian scriptures, Septuagint studies, Second Temple Judaism, early Christian origins and Graeco-Roman culture, patristic studies, contemporary theology, social ethics, cross-cultural studies, evangelical Protestantism, Christianity in Canada, and contemporary apologetics.
URL:Theology at Trinity Western University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $12,900
National: $12,900
Careers:Professional Occupations in Religion

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, and a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited institution. Other graduate degrees that offer an equivalent background in theological studies will also be considered. Equivalent background in theological studies means having at least 42 semester hours in a combination of biblical studies, theology, history of Christianity and/or religious studies. A minimum of 12 hours (excluding language courses) should correspond to the intended area of specialization. Depending on the selection of courses that students have taken in previous graduate studies, they may be exempted from some subject requirements. An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, and a Master of Divinity degree from an accredited institution. Other graduate degrees that offer an equivalent background in theological studies will also be considered. Equivalent background in theological studies means having at least 42 semester hours in a combination of biblical studies, theology, history of Christianity and/or religious studies. A minimum of 12 hours (excluding language courses) should correspond to the intended area of specialization. Depending on the selection of courses that students have taken in previous graduate studies, they may be exempted from some subject requirements.

    Application Notes : Evidence of Christian conversion and a biblically-consistent lifestyle.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 20, 2012