Master of Arts in Communication/Master of Arts in Theological Studies
DUAL DEGREE PLAN
The Master of Arts in Communication/Master of Arts in Theological Studies dual degree provides an ideal graduate program of study for students who sense a direction in pastoral ministry and preaching that may also include various communication-related functions within a church and/or church-related organizations.
In order to pursue a Dual Master’s Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master’s degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, PHD in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture.
MA IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES PREREQUISITES
Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution or from a passing grade on the GSOM Old Testament and New Testament equivalency exams and do not count toward degree completion.
MA IN COMMUNICATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
COMA 6300 - Introduction to Graduate Communication Studies
MA IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MA in Communication Required Curriculum
MA in Theological Studies Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
+Prerequisite: COMA 6300
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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