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The Fuller Texas MDIV/MATM Cohort

Earn a Master’s Degree as You Learn in Community

Cohort members will study full-time (three classes per quarter), making them eligible for the Texas Theological Foundation Scholarship, which covers 50% of tuition.

Overview

The new Fuller Texas MDiv/MATM Cohort, launching in Fall 2024, will be offered in a hybrid format. Courses combine one week of intensive study at our Houston campus with nine weeks of online learning, giving students both flexibility and irreplaceable in-person experiences with Fuller faculty and their peers.

The cohort is inspired by the city of Antioch in the book of Acts, where Christians of different cultural, ethnic, and religious backgrounds gathered to work through ways to live their faith in Jesus together. Likewise, a fresh expression of ancient faith is emerging in the remarkably diverse city of Houston, which makes it an ideal setting for Christians from varying backgrounds to learn from and grow with one another.

Students may enroll in either the 2-year MA in Theology and Ministry program (80 quarter units) or the 3-year Master of Divinity program (120 quarter units). Both will gather on campus during the same week each quarter.

Part-time students may enroll in cohort classes, but will not receive the Texas Theological Foundation Scholarship.

For more information, and to determine which degree program is right for you, contact Wendy Scott at wendyscott@fuller.edu or submit the form at the bottom of the page.

Master of Divinity

Fuller’s MDiv program integrates theological reflection, interdisciplinary perspectives, spiritual formation, and practical skills to equip graduates for holistic leadership. The Master of Divinity also prepares students for ordination or doctoral-level theological study. Students will

  • reflect critically and theologically on their formation and vocation in relation to changing global realities;
  • engage in biblical-theological interpretation for preaching and other expressions of Christian witness for the church and the world;
  • prepare to lead in diverse cultural and social contexts as theologically reflective and ethical practitioners; and
  • gain knowledge and essential skills for contextualized ministry.

Cohort Schedule (MDiv)

Year One: Foundational courses that span the seminary’s major disciplines, laying the groundwork for your time in seminary by ensuring you have the context for advanced courses.

Year Two: Courses in Bible, theology, ministry, and mission; these may include biblical languages, pastoral ministry, and preaching.

Year Three: Courses in theology and evangelism; electives; apprenticeship.

Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry

Fuller’s MATM is an experiential program designed to train leaders for positions inside and outside the church. Students will

  • understand the nature and purpose of Christian ministry, including their calling and role
    in God’s mission;
  • engage in biblical interpretation and theological reflection to teach faithfully in Christian ministry; and
  • demonstrate capacities for leadership in diverse cultural ministry contexts for transformational discipleship, mission, ministry, and worship.

Cohort Schedule (MATM)

Year One: Foundational courses that span the seminary’s major disciplines, laying the groundwork for your time in seminary by ensuring you have the context for advanced courses.

Year Two: Core classes in biblical studies, systematics, missiology, leadership, and pastoral ministry classes; electives; apprenticeship.

Study with faculty like these:

Vince Bantu

Collin Cornell

Wayne Park

David Taylor

Jaclyn Williams

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