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Earn your Master of Bioethics degree at TEDS

We offer the MA in Bioethics in several flexible delivery formats. Complete the program in person or online. Through the research and annual conference at Trinity’s Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, you will be exposed to the most recent research in the field of Bioethics and have opportunities to network with professionals. Learn to engage with real-world ethical issues in a thoughtful and compassionate manner.

On Campus

Study in-person and live alongside the TEDS student community

Hybrid

Earn your degree on-campus while having online courses available for part of your degree

Online

Complete the coursework at your most convenient time

Biblical Languages

Learn how to read, translate and understand scripture in its original language

Master's

Bioethics

36 CREDITS | 1.5 YEARS

ABOUT

Delve into some of the most complex ethical questions facing medicine, science, and public policy. At TEDS, you’ll not only study bioethics from a rigorous academic perspective but also explore how Christian values and ethics inform and influence the field. We’ll give you the framework and tools to understand and navigate these issues with clarity and compassion.

COURSEWORK

Featured Courses

  • Christian Hippocratism
  • Ethical Theory
  • Theological Bioethics and Contemporary Alternatives
  • Life and Death Bioethics
  • Biotechnology and Emerging Technology Ethics
MDiv

Master of Divinity

90 CREDITS | 3 YEARS

ABOUT

Gain pastoral leadership skills through the Master of Divinity (MDiv) program at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS). Our MDiv degree program has the rigorous academic courses and spiritual support you need for your calling in Christian ministry or academia. Join a diverse student body and learn within the context of a broadly evangelical ethos.

COURSEWORK

Curriculum Breakdown:

  • Introduction to Theological Education: 2 hours
  • God’s Word: 36 hours
  • God’s People: 22 hours
  • God’s World: 12 hours
  • Electives: 4 hours

Track Options (Chose one)

  • Church & Parachurch Ministry: 14 hours
  • Academic Ministry: 14 hours
  • Mission and Cultural Engagement: 14 hours
Master's

Theological Studies

42 CREDITS | 1.5 YEARS

ABOUT

Pursue an in-depth understanding of theology and its relevance to today’s world with a master’s degree in Theological Studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (TEDS). Apply your knowledge to your vocation, ministry, volunteer work, family life, and more through our distinguished and flexible program. The Master of Arts (MA) in Theological Studies degree is TEDS’ most flexible program both in focus and delivery method. Choose your area of study based on your interests and experience. In addition, you can earn your degree through multiple delivery modalities, including completely online. See how a theology degree can transform your life by enrolling at TEDS.

COURSEWORK

FEATURED COURSES

  • Introduction to the New Testament 1
  • Introduction to the Old Testament 1
  • Introduction to Biblical Theology
  • Theology 1: The God of the Gospel: From the Father
  • Church History 1: The Patristic and Middle Ages
  • Theology of Mission & Evangelism

TRACKS

  • Cross-Cultural Ministry Track
  • Discipleship Ministry Track
  • Executive Leadership Track
  • Preaching Ministry Track
  • Ministry Care Track
Master's

Educational Ministries

36 CREDITS | 1.5 YEARS

ABOUT

The Master of Arts in Educational Ministries (MA/EM) provides you with a rigorous theological background in Christian education ministry with intentional application to the ministry context. This program will further your understanding of educational theory and its application – helping people to grow in their Christian faith in the church, global education ministries, and other Christian contexts. This program will provide you a footing for leading educational ministries or anticipating a Doctor of Educational Ministry. A foundational curricular core in Bible, theology, and educational ministries provides a structure for integrative academic thinking. Course selections are developed in consultation with an educational faculty advisor in areas of your interest leading the program capstone. The capstone will demonstrate in-depth analysis and critique of educational practices for the local church or other educational settings such as camps, private schools or para-church organizations.

COURSEWORK

FEATURED COURSES

  • Introduction to Biblical Theology
  • Theology 1: The God of the Gospel: From the Father
  • Educational Ministry
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Christian Leadership

CONCENTRATIONS
Participants consult with EM faculty adviser to focus concentration courses around an educational area of personal interest.

  • Congregational Life Focus
  • Collaborative Ministry Engagement Focus
  • Formational Learning Focus
Master's

Church History

36 CREDITS | 1.5 YEARS

ABOUT

Engage with the history and doctrine of the early church, history of church revival, and gain a deeper insight into the history of the Free Church. Trinity offers some of the most renowned church historians to mentor and teach you how to integrate history and theology throughout your studies.

COURSEWORK

Featured Courses

  • Introduction to Biblical Theology
  • Theology 1: The God of the Gospel: From the Father
  • Classic Texts in the History of Christianity 1
  • Colloquium in Historical Methodology 1
Master's

Mental Health Counseling

64 CREDITS | 3 YEARS

ABOUT

TEDS' Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling (MA/MHC) is fully accredited by CACREP and prepares you to become a licensed mental health professional upon graduation. Through your studies, you will master methods and practices of counseling, while also learning how to ethically integrate Christian faith into theory and practice.

COURSEWORK

  • Counseling and Theological Worldview: Faith and Practice
  • Introduction to Biblical Theology
  • Theology 1: The God of the Gospel: From the Father
  • Counseling Skills Training
  • Career Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Multicultural Issues in Counseling
ThM

Master of Theology

22 CREDITS | 1 YEAR

ABOUT

TEDS’ ThM offers discipline concentrations in each of our eight departments: Church History, Counseling, Educational Studies, Mission and Evangelism, New Testament, Old Testament, Pastoral Theology, and Systematic Theology, or specialized inter-departmental concentrations developed in consultation with the departmental faculty. The program can be completed in one year of study.

COURSEWORK

  • Concentration Core: 19 -20 hours
  • Capstone: 2-3 hours
DMin

Doctor of Ministry

30 CREDITS | 1.5 YEARS

ABOUT

The TEDS Doctor of Ministry program invites men and women to step deeper into developing advanced ministry skills. It emphasizes continuous spiritual growth and formation, devotion to Christ, and the ability to think biblically and strategically about the issues facing our community and world.

COURSEWORK

Students must complete 30 semester hours of work as follows:

  • Phase 1: Missional Renewal, Research & Assessments (15 hours)
  • Phase 2: Ministry Focus & Missional Strategies (9 hours)
  • Phase 3: Major Project Completion & Oral Presentation (6 hours)

Elevate your career with TEDS

Trinity Evangelical Divinity School provides theological education and ministry training that equips you to serve God with wisdom and grace, in truth and love. Our world-renowned faculty are deeply invested in teaching and mentoring students, immediately welcoming you into a community of servant-leaders making an impact on the world in the name of Jesus Christ.

Financial Aid

We offer scholarships, grants, rebates, and other aid options to help pay for the cost of schooling which is why 95% of our students receive some form of financial aid.

Library Resources

Whether you study in-person or online, you will have access to our world-class theological library that will help you study with rigor and depth.

Student Support

We have offices dedicated to caring for you as a person, helping you in your studies, and helping you find a job.

Faculty Qualifications

Our faculty have achieved the highest academic levels and have professional experience in their fields.

TEDS Makes the Difference

"My Masters in Bioethics from Trinity gave me critical knowledge that enabled me to do hundreds of media interviews each year, train healthcare professionals, write for publications, and affect public policy decisions at the state and federal levels"
Dr. David Stevens ’02
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