The On-campus Master of Arts (Religion) Specialized is an academic program designed to prepare students for: Doctoral degrees, Teaching, and Church workers.
The Interactive Online Master of Arts (Religion) Interdisciplinary is a program designed to prepare students for: Pastoring (non NAD), Teaching and Church administrators.
Andrews University also offers a MA (Religion) program at international off campus extension sites. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This 38 +credit program can typically be completed by full-time students in two years. Up to 12 additional credit hours required for students with a bachelor’s degree in an unrelated area.
Prospective students must submit their applications by the dates listed below.
Fall (August - December): July 15
Spring (January - May): November 15
Summer (May - August): March 15
Prospective students applying to the off-campus program must submit their applications by the dates set by the International Sites.
POINTS OF DISTINCTION
Accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and by the Adventist Accrediting Association.
Research-oriented and designed with intensive focus in the chosen area of study.
Benefit from an affordable financial package. Fifty percent tuition reduction for the online and on-campus MA.
A bachelors degree (or non-U.S. equivalent) from an accredited institution and a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.0 scale).
Three Recommendations from professionals such as advisors, major professors and employers.
Resume describing employment, research or special projects.
Statement of Purpose reflecting your philosophical perspective, personal, professional and academic goals, and reasons for seeking the graduate program.
TOEFL, IELTS or PTE (academic): Students whose language of education is not English must submit English proficiency test scores. The MA (Religion) off-campus program may not require English proficiency test scores as the language of instruction is set by the International Sites.
GRE General Test from exam taken within five years- only required for the on campus program.
Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF). No longer required for applications after summer 2020.