Master of Arts in Theology (MA in Theology)




CENTRE FOR ONLINE THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (COTS)
 
Master of Arts in Theology is a specialized degree that enables working professionals to acquire comprehensive knowledge of God's Word which will enable them to involve in a desired ministry.
 
 
Objectives of MA in Theology
 
On successfully completion of this program, each of the graduate will,
 
  Understand the Word of God and learn to apply it in his/her respective life contexts.
  Enhance life and spirituality with a passion for Christ-likeness.
  Develop themselves as servant-leaders who promote the concept of the Church as the body of Christ in life and ministry.
  Enhance skills for a Spirit-empowered ministry appropriate to different contexts.
  Be passionate for mission and evangelism.
  Promote integration of Christian reflection and action.
  Strengthen the existing Churches.
     
 
Entry Requirements      
       
  Applicants must be born again, committed Christians, Passionate for the study of the Word of God with an intention to be effective in the God-given role in ministry.
  Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from any recognised University or a Bachelor of Theology either from Asia Theological Association (ATA) or Senate of Serampore College (University) (SSC).
  Applicants must own a computer with a good configuration and a stable internet connection.
     
       
       
Mode of Study      
       
Master of Arts in Theology is offered in a modular system (one subject at a time). Course content is delivered through recorded lectures, live interactive sessions and other study aids.      
       
       
Period of Study      
       
Master of Arts in Theology (Online) is a two- year program. Each subject lasts for a duration of 45 to 60 days. The students are expected to complete their subject within this period. Extension can be allowed only on payment of an extension fee.      
       
       
Areas of Study      
       
Master of Arts in Theology program comprises of 60% foundational courses and 40% specialization courses. Foundation courses other than the area of specialization include the following areas: Bible, Church History, Theology/Ethics, Practical Theology, Ministry related courses, Pastoral, Mission, Christian Education and Religions.      
       
       
Subjects Offered for the Course      
       
  Sl. Core Courses Optional Courses (Any Four)  
  1. Study Skills (Preparatory Course) 1. Prophets in the Old Testament  
  2. Introduction to the Old Testament 2. Judges and Kings of Israel  
  3. Introduction to the New Testament 3. Psalms and Proverbs  
  4. Jesus in the Synoptic Gospels 4. Christian Apologetics  
  5. Jesus in the Gospel of John 5. Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements  
  6. Writings of Moses 6. Church and Mission  
  7. Apostle Paul: His life, Ministry and Writings 7. Church and Ministry  
  8. History of Christianity 8. Christian Leadership  
  9. Systematic Theology 9. Marriage Counselling  
  10. Major Religions of the World 10. Elementary Greek-I  
  11. Bible and Mission    
  12. Christian Counseling    
  13. Christian Ethics    
  14. Interpreting the Bible    
  15. Principles of Preaching    
  16. Ministry Internship    
     
       
       
Credits      
       
The Master of Arts in Theology (Online) is worth 60 credits. It incorporates twenty (20) subjects.      
       
       
Application Procedure      
       
1. Fill in the application form online or download the application form from www.ipcseminary.com and send the filled application form to us at onlineeducation.ipctsk@gmail.com.      
       
2. (optional) Download the form of acceptance by Mentor and upload it after filling it. Download in PDF Format, Download in Word Format      
       
3. (optional) Download the form of acceptance by Ministry Supervisor & upload after filling it. Download in PDF Format, Download in Word Format      
       
4. Pay the Fees through Credit/Debit Card/Internet Banking      
       
Course Fees      
       
Since MA in Theology is offered in a modular system (one subject at a time), the subject fee has to be paid at the beginning of each subject.      
       
  Admission Fee Admission Fee
Fee for Admission
    USD 104 .00  
  Subject Fee Subject Fee (Per Subject)
Fee for each Subject or Course
    USD 154 .00  
  Extension Fee Extension Fee.
Fee for Subject Extension
    USD 54 .00  
  Graduation Fee Graduation Fee
Fee for Graduation
    USD 154 .00  
  Transcript Fee Transcript Fee
Fee for Transcript
    USD 154 .00  
     
       
     
  The Centre for Online Theological Studies (COTS) reserve the right to revise the fee schedule as and where it is necessary in accordance to the escala from in the operating costs of the program      
       
Graduation Requirements      
       
Students must fulfil the requirements as per the demands of the academic council of the IPCTSK and ATA. Successful completion of the credits, character, spiritual development and ministry commitment will be assessed. The student must earn 60 credits by completing modules. This includes completion of assignments and exams.      
       
       
Contact Details      
       
The Director,
CENTRE FOR ONLINE THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (COTS)

IPC Theological Seminary Kottayam
     
Post Box No.3, Puthuppally P.O
Kottayam, Kerala, India-686011
Tel: +91 7034441774 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM IST), +91 8606768270.
E-Mail: onlineeducation.ipctsk@gmail.com
Website: www.ipcseminary.com
     
       
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