Master of Arts

Program Information

The courses, audio lectures, and Project assignments allow you to increase your knowledge in the Concentration, and develop your creative writing skills in the Review and Response (reaction) Essays.


Depending on your personal educational objective, you select the Concentration which fulfills your educational objective. You may choose either, Biblical Studies, Christian Counseling, Pastoral Ministry, or Theology. The courses have been designed to ensure that you achieve the learning outcomes you are expecting from your M.A. degree program of study. The Concentrations display the required courses and textbooks for each course. The choice is at your discretion for your personal application of the learning experience in the course.

The Concentrations are listed to the right.

Audio Lectures

Each Concentration contains audio lectures which are related to the theme of the Concentration. There are no Projects related to the audio lectures. However, when you submit the Projects for the final course in the Concentration, you are required affirm that you have listened to every audio lecture. You are also required to refer to the audio lectures in the Summative Examination which is to be submitted with the Projects for the final course in the Concentration.

Purchasing Textbooks

It is recommended that you purchase your textbooks from Amazon – you will see titles, prices, and availability of both new and used textbooks required to complete the Project assignments required in your courses. There are many online sources for these books. You are not required to buy your books from Amazon. Do your research; decide on the titles for each course; locate the source which is the quickest and least expensive. Then make your purchase one course at a time. (You should not purchase books for more than one course at a time.)