36 credit hours | 2-3 years
This program is excellent preparation for further academic work at the graduate or doctoral level. Typically, MA/NT students pursue careers in teaching and writing. Other students whose vocations are ministry-related have found that the MA/NT provides the grounding in Scripture they need for effective teaching and wise living. Finally, this program also prepares students to teach at some Christian secondary schools or Christian colleges.
In addition to the requirements for general admission, you’ll need the following:
In addition to some theology courses, the majority of your work will be done in core New Testament courses (including biblical Greek) and NT Studies electives. Courses you’ll take include the following:
|ID 5000||Biblical Theology and Interpretation||3 hours|
|ST 5201||Theology I: The God of the Gospel||3 hours|
|ST 5202||Theology II: The Gospel of God||3 hours|
|NT 5251||NT Greek Exegesis I||2 hours|
|NT 5252||NT Greek Exegesis II||2 hours|
|Electives Studies in New Testament
|Note: One course may be an OT course|
|Note: Up to 3 hours of the Capstone may be applied in the
|The following courses in other departments may be completed in the Concentration Core:|
|ST 7395||Hermeneutics||3 hours|
|PT 5090||Field Ed (two semesters)||–or–|
|PT 5090||Field Ed (one semester) and ID 5080 Formation Group (two semesters)||0 hours|
MA/NT Capstone (1–3 hours)
|NT 7477||MA Major Comprehensive Exam||1 hour|
|NT 7485||MA Thesis|
|MA Major Research Paper
and MA Major Research Paper
All MA in New Testament students must fulfill field education requirements. Learn more about field ed here.
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