academics

Degree Comparison Chart

DEGREE PREPARATION SUMMARY

Master of Divinity (MDiv): Provides a full, comprehensive training in biblical studies and theology to open doors for ordination, further academics, parachurch ministry, or service in any vocation.

Master of Arts in Theology (MAT): Gives students a solid academic foundation in biblical and theological studies for further academic studies or to inform one's ministry and work in local communities.

Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry (MATM): Forms students for work in their local church or communities through a range of biblical, theological and ministry courses and through a practicum to help students integrate theory into practice.

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (MAICS): Prepares students for work or service in cross-cultural or multi-cultural contexts, equipping students with theological, biblical, sociological and anthropological tools.

Degree Comparison Chart
MDiv MAT MATM MAICS MAGL

 UNITS

120 units 80 units 80 units 80 units 72 units

 COMPLETION

 TIME

3 years (full-time)

5 years (part-time)

2 years (full-time)

3 years (part-time)

2 years (full-time)

3 years (part-time)

2 years (full-time)

3 years (part-time)

2.25 years (full cohort)

4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

 FLEXIBILITY

Online degree 36 units online Online degree Online degree Online degree

 RESIDENCY

 REQUIREMENT

32 units 28 units 24 units 24 units 16 units

 ADDITIONAL

 LANGUAGE

 OPTIONS

Degree available in Spanish; select classes in Korean Degree available in Spanish; select classes in Korean Degree available in Spanish; select classes in Korean Degree available in Korean; select classes in Spanish Select elective classes available in Spanish

 PREPARATION

 FOR FURTHER

 STUDY

PhD Theology

DMin, DMin Global Ministries (Korean), DMiss

ThM Theology, ThM Intercultural Studies, ThM Missiology (Korean)

PhD Theology

DMin, DMiss

ThM Theology, ThM Intercultural Studies

DMin, DMiss

ThM Theology, ThM Intercultural Studies

PhD Intercultural Studies

DMiss

DMiss