Master of Arts in Religion Degree

Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.)

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Residential Program

Seeking a general graduate degree in religion where you can grow in your understanding of Bible fundamentals, Christianity, Christian theology, and the Church? Through the Master of Arts in Religion degree from the School of Divinity, you’ll study critical course topics like: defending Christianity, interpreting the Bible, and developing evangelism and missions strategies.

Academic Information


  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Apologetics
  • Church History
  • Community Chaplaincy
  • Discipleship and Church Ministry
  • Evangelism and Church Planting
  • Global Studies
  • Homiletics
  • Leadership
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Theology
  • Worship


Sampling of program courses:

  • Introduction to Apologetics: APOL 500
  • Biblical Foundations of Leadership: LEAD 510
  • Discipleship Ministries: DSMN 500
  • Contemporary Evangelism: EVAN 525
  • Hermeneutics: NBST 610
  • Spiritual Formation: DSMN 520

Program of study

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Potential Careers

  • Associate pastor
  • Church education administrator
  • Lay leader
  • Evangelist
  • Church planter
  • Counselor
  • Missionary
  • Youth pastor
  • Worship pastor

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