Master of Arts (MA) in Theology in Oklahoma in USA

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Theology

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Theology studies the nature of divinity through reviewing a variety of religious and philosophical beliefs. It is sometimes, but not necessarily, studied in order to work within a specific religion. Courses included can be comparative religion, philosophy and spiritual scripture, as well as religion’s effects on history, economics and politics.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

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Master of Arts in Practical Theology/Teaching Ministries Concentration

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

This program equips graduates for teaching ministries in churches, Bible institutes, para-church organizations, and other ministry settings. [+]

This program equips graduates for teaching ministries in churches, Bible institutes, parachurch organizations, and other ministry settings. The concentration provides a foundation in educational theory and practice that will assist students to pursue teaching vocations or doctoral studies. It seeks to develop the essential knowledge and skills for classroom methodology and effective application of educational theory.

In addition to a strong biblical and theological foundation, the curriculum is flexible enough to meet the demands of both professional and lay positions. The concentration provides the opportunity for the expression of individual interests through specialized research and projects. The practicum will encourage students to seek both national and international opportunities for supervised practice.... [-]


Master of Arts Practical Theology

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Master of Arts in Practical Theology is designed to equip graduates for effective ministry in churches, parachurch organizations and other ministry contexts. [+]

The Master of Arts in Practical Theology is designed to equip graduates for effective ministry in churches, parachurch organizations and other ministry contexts. The degree provides a foundation in ministerial theory and practice that will assist students to pursue ministry vocations. It seeks to develop the essential knowledge and skills for lay positions in the church or specialized professions in both church and community.

This degree program prepares leaders by increasing their competence in and understanding of the Word of God through hermeneutical study skills, and by developing a theological framework for their understanding of the teaching of Scripture and for the practices of ministry. In addition to a strong biblical and theological foundation, the curriculum is flexible enough to meet the demands of both professional and lay positions. ... [-]


Master of Arts Missions

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Master of Arts Missions is a specialized degree program designed to train competent professionals to carry the healing Gospel "where God's light is seen dim, where His voice is heard small, where His healing power is not known, even to the uttermost bounds of the earth." [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Arts Missions is a specialized degree program designed to train competent professionals to carry the healing Gospel "where God's light is seen dim, where His voice is heard small, where His healing power is not known, even to the uttermost bounds of the earth." The program presents a well-rounded philosophy of missions with emphases on biblical principles, the ministry of healing, worldwide evangelism, church planting and methods of cross-cultural communication. It prepares students for effective cross-cultural ministry in foreign and home missions organizations, as well as other related ministries.

Program Objectives

The Master of Arts Missions degree program aims to:... [-]


Master of Arts Christian Counseling

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling is designed to prepare students for a specialized ministry of counseling within the context of the church, church-related agencies or other professional settings. [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Christian Counseling is designed to prepare students for a specialized ministry of counseling within the context of the church, church-related agencies or other professional settings. The program enables students to integrate the most effective models and theories of counseling with a sound biblical and theological perspective and a sensitivity to the operation of the Holy Spirit. Helping hurting people is an essential element of the Gospel, and this program equips students to help people realize wholeness in every area of life.

The program is designed to meet the licensure requirements for Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and for Licensed Marital and Family Therapists (LMFT). While licensure requirements vary across states, certain core courses tend to be standard. Students are encouraged to contact individual state licensing offices to determine if any additional coursework is needed. ... [-]


Master of Arts Theological/Historical Studies

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

The Master of Arts Theological/Historical Studies is designed to prepare students for teaching and research in historical and theological studies, the communication of the doctrines of the faith and the history of Christianity. [+]

Program Overview

The Master of Arts Theological/Historical Studies is designed to prepare students for teaching and research in historical and theological studies, the communication of the doctrines of the faith and the history of Christianity. The program enables students to understand and communicate the basic historical and theological heritage of the Christian faith and to increase their appreciation of the historical roots of the doctrinal emphases within their particular communities of faith. It provides students with a firsthand acquaintance with the people, creeds, liturgies, and systems of faith and order that comprise the basic elements of their heritage. A cognate is required to provide students with a biblical foundation and context for their studies. The students' abilities to understand and evaluate the issues and dynamics in the contemporary communities of faith and in contemporary theology are enhanced, thus strengthening their abilities to defend their faith. ... [-]


Master of Arts Biblical Literature

Oral Roberts University
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 USA Tulsa

This program is structured to inform the student of the broad spectrum of hermeneutical and exegetical perspectives, tools and methods to interpret biblical content responsibly and perceptively. [+]

Program Overview

This program is structured to inform the student of the broad spectrum of hermeneutical and exegetical perspectives, tools and methods to interpret biblical content responsibly and perceptively. In order to better interpret Old and New Testament content, the curriculum helps students develop a working knowledge of biblical languages.

Program Objectives

The Master of Arts Biblical Literature degree program aims to:

Provide students with a basic knowledge of biblical languages (Hebrew/Greek) for accurate translation of Scripture. Instruct students to employ critical methods of exegesis from an informed theological/hermeneutical perspective for sound interpretation of the text. Prepare students to identify and examine the major OT themes and formulate a coherent OT theology. Prepare students to identify and examine the major NT themes and formulate a coherent NT theology. Enable students to relate the critical study of Scripture in its cultural context to selected contemporary contexts. Prepare students to use biblical critical tools and methods and to integrate coursework in the writing of an advanced research M.A. thesis in OT/NT. Promote a biblical/theological understanding of the person, work, and ministry of the Holy Spirit. Enable students to articulate clearly their ministry/professional calling. Enable students to integrate thesis topic with a unified biblical/theological perspective reflective of degree program courses. [-]