Master of Arts in Theology

This degree provides the biblical and theological disciplines to prepare students for teaching and preaching in the church or in a college or university. It also provides the academic foundation for doctoral studies.

Unique Features

  • Faculty and students build personal relationships 
  • Emphases on academic study and practical ministry experience 
  • Faculty have published a wide range of theological and practical literature 
  • Students and faculty advisors shape and evaluate a personal growth plan

Our Graduates

Graduates of this program go on to pursue careers in:

  • Collegiate-level teaching in theology 
  • Volunteer ministry within church congregations
  • Cross-cultural ministry and community outreach

Or they may pursue doctoral studies in theology.

Admissions Requirements

  • Commitment to and desire for Christian ministry and service
  • Application form and fee
  • Official transcript of BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university (minimum 2.5 GPA*)
  • Personal profile statement and short answer questions
  • Three references
  • Writing sample from undergraduate education

*Lower GPA may be considered under special circumstances

For additional admission information, please view our admissions page or contact Joseph Medina, ministry and biblical studies program representative, at 559-453-2322 or

Further Info

Cost: $420 per unit (Financial aid is available.)

Units: 60