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M.A. in Religion: Christian Apologetics

M.A. in Religion: Christian Apologetics

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Residential Master’s Degree in Religion: Christian Apologetics

Learn how to defend the theological and historical foundations of the Christian faith with the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Christian Apologetics degree.

The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. And, with the Christian Apologetics cognate, you’ll also learn how to address questions raised about the truthfulness of Christianity.

Appropriate as an entry level and general professional degree in religion, this program offers intensive study in the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian message. The Christian Apologetics (M.A.R.) degree benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.

Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity with this degree, and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the ministry.

The M.A. in Religion (M.A.R.): Christian Apologetics degree is also offered online


Academics: M.A.R.: Christian Apologetics

Credit Hours

60 total credit hours

 

Program of Study (DCP)

Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Christian Apologetics (DCP)

Featured Courses in Christian Apologetics

  • History of Christian Apologetics (APOL 520)
  • Faith & Reason (APOL 550)
  • Evil, Suffering & Hell (APOL 620)
  • Apologetics & the New Testament (NBST 640)

Career Opportunities With an M.A.R. Degree

  • Associate Pastor
  • Church Education Administrator
  • Lay Ministry Leader
  • Missionary
  • Teaching Pastor