MA (Religion) Interdisciplinary Online


  •     38 - 50 credits
  •     Program can be completed in 2-4 years.
  •     Program Entry: August (fall), January (spring) or May (summer)
  •     Application Deadlines: July 15, Nov 15, or March 1

Program Costs
Financial Aid, scholarships, and payment plans are available.  Application fee is $60 USD.







This program will prepare you to;

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


Delivery: This program is offered in an interactive online format (see School of Distance Education Definitions)

  • 24 credits - Core Courses
  • 8-14 credits - Concentration Courses
  • 0-6 credits - Thesis/project 6 credits, Comprehensive Exams
  • Concentration: Christian Leadership

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Applicants must: Click Here for more information.

  • Hold an accredited baccalaureate degree or its equivalent, preferably with a major in religion or theology with a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 or above
  • Meet the English proficiency requirements (scroll down the page) of the School of Graduate Studies(
  • Prerequisites 2-12 credits  (Transfer credits must meet the Transfer Credit Policy in order to fulfill MAR requirements.)  Students who need prerequisite courses are allowed to complete them within their first year after being accepted into the MA Religion program.
Church History, 2 credits
New Testament Studies, 2 credits
Old Testament Studies, 2 credits
Theological Studies, 2 Credits
Ellen G. White Writings, 2 credits
Adventist Studies, 2 credits

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