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The Master of Practical Theology Degree from King’s University is designed for practitioners of the Christian faith who wish to better their ministry in their local church or other settings. This advanced theological research degree seeks to prepare its students with the knowledge, skills, and maturity necessary to minister in a variety of cultural and societal contexts. The two-year program provides flexibility for working individuals, allowing students to design a program that best reflects their goals or calling. Graduates of this program should be prepared for ministry or faith-based education in a variety of settings.
In order to complete this Master’s program, students must complete a total of 92 overall credits in what is normally a two-year sequence. Of these required hours, 18 are devoted to topics in Biblical Studies, with courses in Biblical Hermeneutics, the Old and New Testaments, and Exegetical Principles; and 18 to the area of Theological and Historical Studies, with courses in Christian Theology, History of the Modern and Early Churches, and Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements. Of the remaining credits, 6 go to Biblical electives, 6 to Theological electives, 6 to Resource Studies, and 38 to the Practices of Ministry Studies. Courses for these sections vary depending on the student’s specific goals and are chosen with the help of an advisor. Though the bulk of coursework can be completed remotely, distance-learning students must complete 45 hours of on-site residency hours.
Applicants must have a Bachelor Degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution and a minimum 2.0 overall GPA.
Accreditation & Licensing
Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation
Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Commission
The King’s University is accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools at the Category IV level and by the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education.
Distance students (75+ miles away) must complete at least 45 credits on-site.
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