Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Columbia International University

Program Details

Columbia University International offers an online Master of Arts in Theological Studies. Students will gain a better understanding of theological knowledge used to enhance careers regarding biblical studies, church history, intercultural studies, and more.  The curriculum is rigorous and interdisciplinary, building a solid theological foundation that will help inform your career and life decisions.  You will learn how to engage in high-level, publishable critical research, analysis, and writing about theology and its related disciplines.  Students also learn about methods of biblical interpretation and how to apply it in different contexts along with the tools and techniques for explaining and evaluating Bible doctrine. 

Graduates will find careers and opportunities that involve church and missionary work in areas including:

  • Teaching at colleges or seminaries
  • Pd.D. and research work
  • Serving as a pastor or associate pastor
  • Serving as a member of a church staff or ministry professional
  • Work cross-culturally as a Missionary


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.5 minimum GPA
  • Letter of reference
  • Essay

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges