MA (Religion) Specialized On Campus

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 38 program credits
  • Offered on the Andrews main campus
  • Highly qualified professors who are published authors and opinion leaders in their field of study
  • Scholarship available - 50% Discount of Master Level Tuition
  • Conducive learning environment
  • Complete the program in  2 years

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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  • Baccalaureate degree: A four-year degree from an accredited United States institution, or its equivalent from an institution outside the U.S.
  • Undergraduate GPA: Minimum 3.00
  • Prerequiste in the area of religion or theology - 2-12 credits
Church History, 2 credits
New Testament Studies, 2 credits
Old Testament Studies, 2 credits
Theological Studies, 2 credits
Ellen White Writings, 2 credits
Adventist Studies, 2 credits

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DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Students must meet the following requirements;

  • 15 credits- Core courses
  • 18 credits – Concentration courses
  • 5 credits – Thesis/Project -  A student who has registered the required 5 thesis/project course credits but has not finished the thesis must register for GSEM 688-Master Degree Continuation, 0 credits, until the thesis has been approved/completed.

Course Check Sheet

2019/20 Bulletin

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Students must select their area of concentration within the first semester of starting courses. Concentrations for the MA (Religion) are listed below:

RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS

An MA thesis with a total of 5 credits must be completed and defended. It cannot be started until all language requirements are finished. A student who has registered the required 5 thesis course credits but has not finished the thesis must register for GSEM 688-Master Degree Continuation, 0 credits, until the thesis has been approved and student is cleared for graduation.


Required Concentration Courses

In the event that a required course in the selected area of concentration is not offered during any given term, another course in the same area can be substituted in consultation with the MA Religion program director and the chair of the concentration department.

Academic Advisement

The director of the MA in Religion program, in cooperation with department chairs, assigns academic advisers in the student’s area of specialization.

Distance Courses

Online courses must be approved by the MA Religion director before the course begins. These courses must cover appropriate content with sufficient rigor to meet the academic expectations of the MA Religion degree.

Time Limits

A student must complete the requirements for the MA (Religion) degree and graduate within six years of first enrolling in the program regardless of admission classification./sem/mareligion/sitepages/marspeclearnmore.pdf