McMaster Divinity College

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Christian Studies (M.A.)

McMaster Divinity College

Field of Study:Bible/Biblical Studies
Divinity/Ministry(BD, MDiv.)
Theology/Theological Studies
Areas of Research:Biblical Studies (Old Testament or New Testament); Theological Studies; Ministry Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,604

Careers:Professional Occupations in Religion


The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Christian Studies degree is particularly designed to prepare you for doctoral level studies or to develop advanced competence in theological studies. It is two years of full-time study, requiring one year of advanced-level course work and one year for the writing of the thesis in one area of Christian studies. This program has a research-oriented emphasis, building on prior academic preparation in the general areas of theological education.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    * Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or its educational equivalent, normally with at least a B+ average, in the field of Christian Theology or a directly related discipline, including one year of study of a biblical language.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    * Two letters of recommendation, both Academic
    * Statement of intent

    * 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 July 13, 2015