Distance learning MA Programs in Theology in North America 2020

Theology is a fascinating study of religious traditions throughout the centuries and their effects on world economics, politics and history. While some students may go on to work within a specific faith, others can use this degree to deepen their understanding of the divine as well as of people’s beliefs.Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. S… Read more

Theology is a fascinating study of religious traditions throughout the centuries and their effects on world economics, politics and history. While some students may go on to work within a specific faith, others can use this degree to deepen their understanding of the divine as well as of people’s beliefs.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

Contact Schools Best Distance learning Master of Art Degrees in Theology in North America 2020

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The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Louisville, USA

The Master of Arts is the basic master’s level program to provide education and training for individuals to serve in a variety of ministry leadership roles. For those called t ... Read more

The Master of Arts is the basic master’s level program to provide education and training for individuals to serve in a variety of ministry leadership roles. For those called to ministry in today’s challenging and changing world, Southern Seminary offers the best preparation possible. Read less
MA
August 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Drew University
Madison, USA

This is one of the most urgent questions of our time—and a complicated one with no easy answers. For those ready to tackle it, the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree i ... Read more

This is one of the most urgent questions of our time—and a complicated one with no easy answers. For those ready to tackle it, the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree invites you to study the world as it is shaped by religious inheritances, ideas, passions and ways of life. Read less
MA
26 August 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of San Francisco - School of Education
San Francisco, USA + 3 More

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates for effective leadership as administrators in Catholic elementary and secondary schools and for dioc ... Read more

The master's program in Catholic Educational Leadership prepares graduates for effective leadership as administrators in Catholic elementary and secondary schools and for diocesan positions. The program consists of 30 credits, 24 of which are core credits. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Part-time
English
Campus
 
University of Northwestern St. Paul
Saint Paul, USA

Learn advanced principles of biblical interpretation from internationally recognized professors and how to apply them to central theological issues. The theological studies gr ... Read more

Learn advanced principles of biblical interpretation from internationally recognized professors and how to apply them to central theological issues. The theological studies graduate degree examines biblical studies, systematic theology, apologetics, and ethics. This degree prepares you to teach in a church or academic setting. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
Online
 
Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Washington, USA

The Arabic and Islamic Studies M.A. program at Georgetown seeks to advance knowledge and understanding of classical and modern Islamic thought and to provide an understanding ... Read more

The Arabic and Islamic Studies M.A. program at Georgetown seeks to advance knowledge and understanding of classical and modern Islamic thought and to provide an understanding of Arabophone culture and intellectual history in the pre-modern and modern periods. With a special emphasis on Arabic textual traditions, the program offers graduate training in the study of the languages, literature, and thought of the Islamic world, and introduces students to scholarly approaches to the study of Islam. Read less
MA
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
16 December 2019
English
Campus
 
Vancouver School of Theology
Vancouver, Canada

The Masters of Arts in Public and Pastoral Leadership recognizes the kinds of leaders that are needed for the changing nature of Christian communities and supports persons eng ... Read more

The Masters of Arts in Public and Pastoral Leadership recognizes the kinds of leaders that are needed for the changing nature of Christian communities and supports persons engaged in various forms of leadership, from congregations to social entrepreneurship, faith-based social services, NGOs, community-based development, mediation services and community-based justice initiatives. Read less
MA
01 January 2020
English
Campus
 
California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, USA

Our program aims to help students cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to the contemporary ecological crisis from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives.

Our program aims to help students cultivate the knowledge and wisdom to respond to the contemporary ecological crisis from integral and transdisciplinary perspectives. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge, Canada

Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, or East Asian Religions, provided they closely align with the expertise of our departmental members. Our members might also s ... Read more

Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, or East Asian Religions, provided they closely align with the expertise of our departmental members. Our members might also supervise MAs in other areas aligned with their ongoing research projects. Please consult the profiles of the individual professors, or contact them directly for such distinctive areas of research. For instance, some faculty conduct research on Buddhism in the West, mysticism, near-death experiences, and modern nondual spirituality. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
English
Campus
 
Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Canada

The Graduate School of Theology and Ministry seeks to inspire and equip students for pastoral ministry, leadership, scholarship, and service.

The Graduate School of Theology and Ministry seeks to inspire and equip students for pastoral ministry, leadership, scholarship, and service. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Criswell College
Dallas, USA

The goal of the Master of Arts in Theological and Biblical Studies is to equip students to be competent in the major areas of academic inquiry which pertain to the Old Testame ... Read more

The goal of the Master of Arts in Theological and Biblical Studies is to equip students to be competent in the major areas of academic inquiry which pertain to the Old Testament, New Testament, and Christian doctrine. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Cardinal Stritch University
Milwaukee, USA

This program is designed for students with a wide range of pursuits and career goals, from education and catechetics to preparation for a doctoral degree in religious studies, ... Read more

This program is designed for students with a wide range of pursuits and career goals, from education and catechetics to preparation for a doctoral degree in religious studies, theology or a related field. Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan tradition, the M.A. in Religious Studies is a 30-credit program particularly but not exclusively focused on Christianity in its many historical contexts and denominational aspects, and situated within contemporary local and global realities. Read less
MA
28 August 2020
Part-time
2 semesters
English
Campus
 
Maitripa College
Portland, USA

The MA in Buddhist Studies Program is a 44-credit graduate degree program under the direction of Yangsi Rinpoche. The MA degree focuses on combining rigorous academic study wi ... Read more

The MA in Buddhist Studies Program is a 44-credit graduate degree program under the direction of Yangsi Rinpoche. The MA degree focuses on combining rigorous academic study with meditation and community service requirements to offer a superior, integrated education in Buddhist Studies, and is designed for students seeking an in-depth and critical understanding of Buddhist thought in the context of both traditional and academic scholarship. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, USA

The MA in Theology provides a graduate-level foundation in central areas of theology. It is especially appropriate for those who wish to teach theology at the secondary level ... Read more

The MA in Theology provides a graduate-level foundation in central areas of theology. It is especially appropriate for those who wish to teach theology at the secondary level or prepare for doctoral-level studies in theology. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
Missouri Baptist University
St. Louis, USA + 2 More

This course of study has been designed in an effort to emphasize applicability to life, orientation toward the church, and fidelity to the biblical revelation.

This course of study has been designed in an effort to emphasize applicability to life, orientation toward the church, and fidelity to the biblical revelation. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
 
University of Northwestern St. Paul
Saint Paul, USA

Be prepared for leadership in churches, nonprofits, and other faith-based organizations. Our fully online or blended master’s in Ministry Leadership degree prepares you with t ... Read more

Be prepared for leadership in churches, nonprofits, and other faith-based organizations. Our fully online or blended master’s in Ministry Leadership degree prepares you with the spiritual and leadership tools you need to lead organizations, communicate effectively, and impact your organization, local community, and the world for Christ. Select from seven distinct emphasis tracks to shape this degree to meet your unique professional and ministry goals. Read less
MA
01 September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
Online