Ryan Tafilowski, PhD
Chair of the Theology Department, Assistant Professor of Theology
Master of Arts in Theology
Within the Master of Arts degree program and the major in Theology, students will examine key doctrines of the Christian faith and understand methods of the theological process.
The MA Theology degree is a theologically rich, historically rooted, and contemplatively engaged approach to apprenticeship to Jesus as the essence of life. Students will learn to think theologically about all of life and effectively grapple with theological issues and trends in the contemporary church. Whether you envision doctoral work in theology, enrichment of your church or parachurch ministry, or a deeper understanding of your faith, this degree will put you on the right path.
How Can I Use This Degree?
The MA Theology program prepares men and women to serve and lead in a variety of ministry roles such as missionaries, leaders in social justice ministries, clinical counselors, addictions counselors, outdoor leadership experts, pastor, educators, those wanting to pursue PhD work, and many more.
What Courses Will I Take?
See each course you will take in these programs by reviewing our degree worksheet and academic catalog:
What are the Program Requirements?
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited undergraduate institution
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
- Completion of the application for admission and all required application documents