2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 08, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theological Studies Concentration, MA


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The M.A. (Theological Studies) program provides students with an interdisciplinary knowledge of biblical studies, church history, intercultural studies, and theology. It prepares students to engage in research and analysis that is informed by those disciplines and contributes to the advance of ministry in the church, missions, or marketplace.

In addition to the mission statement and general objectives and requirements of a CBS degree, the objectives of the M.A. (Theological Studies) degree are to enable students to:

  • Interpret and apply the biblical text
  • Explain, evaluate, and apply Bible doctrine
  • Research and write for scholarly publication

The M.A. (Theological Studies) is available fully online. 

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Affirm to be a Christian and agree with CIU’s Doctrinal Standard
  • Official transcript for highest earned degree and any master’s level credits earned
    • A minimum 2.5 GPA for the most recent degree obtained.
  • Essay (800 words total)
  • Church Leader Reference

Course of Study (36)


Full-Time Suggested Program of Study


Year 2 - Fall


Year 2 - Spring


Part-Time Suggested Program of Study (Fall, Spring)


Year 2 - Fall


Year 2 - Spring


Year 3 - Fall


Part-Time Suggested Program of Study (Fall, Spring, Summer)


Year 1 - Summer 1


Year 1 - Summer 2


Year 2 - Fall


Year 2 - Summer 1


  • XXX xxxx - Concentration course Credits: 3

Year 2 - Summer 2


  • XXX xxxx - Concentration course Credits: 3

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