The Master of Arts (Religion) is an academic program usually involving two years of specialized study beyond the baccalaureate degree. The purpose of this program is to prepare students in the areas of biblical studies, theology, and religious tradition beyond the bachelor degree. The program requires 38 credits of course work. Only 500- and 600-level courses are accepted. (See section below on degree requirements). The MA (Religion) is offered both on campus and at off-campus locations outside the United States.

Program Outcomes: On Campus

  • Conduct effective research that communicates competence in a specialized field of study.
  • Practice a biblically grounded approach to scholarly inquiry.
  • Articulate theology and research in terms of Seventh-day Adventist history.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the content and central issues of the specialized field of study. 

Program Outcomes: Off-Campus

  • Conduct effective research for teaching and ministry.
  • Practice a biblically grounded approach to scholarly inquiry.
  • Articulate theology and research in terms of Seventh-day Adventist history.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of biblical studies, theology, and religious history within the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Prospective Students

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