The Master of Arts degree with majors in Old Testament, New Testament, or Theological Studies is designed for persons anticipating advanced research.
|Total Hours||60 credit hours |
(if students are eligible for Advanced Standing)
|Degree Time Limit||7 years from first DTS class|
|Real-time courses||0 courses required*|
(Not all courses available OL or RV)
|Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)||10 hours per academic year|
How do I select open electives?
What should I write my Thesis on?
This will depend on what academic topic and interests have surfaced during your courses, been confirmed through your courses, or you might consider pursuing in doctoral studies. Students should select electives that clarify their Thesis topic, which may be best narrowed down through an Independent Study or a course in another discipline. If students take a course outside his/her major, then a course substitution form will be required.
How do I register for the Thesis?
The Thesis is a year-long process and will take time to complete the Thesis registration form. Students should work closely with their major department on the selected topic, timeline, and approving the Thesis registration document for registration.
How do I schedule my comprehensive exams?
Master of Arts students are required to demonstrate competency in their major through a comprehensive exams. Students can contact their department major for information, study guide, and scheduling this.
What is required for Graduation?
Master’s level students keep their current Logos Bible Software package. Future Logos updates or upgrades are the responsibility of each person and not done through DTS.
DTS graduates have three options for further training: