Masters Program

Masters Degree, Internet Bible College, Vision CollegesThe Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.), provides for an extensive, advanced education in a specialised area of Christian ministry.   This is an advanced degree in theology for students with an undergraduate degree in theology or ministry.  The degree has a high degree of flexibility, allowing students to develop breadth in several areas or depth in one or two areas.

Pre-requisites:

The Master of Theological Studies will best suit you if:

  • You are interested in some aspect of teaching and research or engagement in socio-religious issues.
  • You are looking for a bridge to further studies toward a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or doctoral degree.

The Master of Theological Studies degree's provide for an extensive, advanced education in a specialised area of Christian ministry. The program is a 36 credit hour program which integrates theological education and professional courses. The Master of Theological Studies may serve as the foundation of the Master of Divinity, which is an academic degree, it is a 90 credit hour program. These programs are especially suited for students desiring to continue on towards doctoral preparation.

All of the University Master’s programs are viewed as complete programs. However, transfer of credit may be allowed (up to 6 credits) if course offerings from other institutions are substantially equivalent to the program of Vision and are recognised by C.H.E.A. or a foreign equivalent. There are no modifications of the basic program listed here without specific permission of the University.

The goals of the program are:

  • To provide advanced knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the relationship of Scripture and the applied discipline.
  • To provide knowledge and skills in effective, professional ministry in the area of specialisation.
  • To provide academic and professional training equal to programs required for advanced vocational placement.

Available Emphases:

  • Theology

Subjects and Study Streams - Emphasis in THEOLOGY

The twelve courses listed below comprise the degree Master of Theological Studies in Theological Studies. The program is a 36 credit hour program which integrates theological education and professional courses. The program consists of 12 courses, 3 semester credit hours each, for a total of 36 credit hours, and a Thesis

Leadership Studies

Church History

Ministry Studies

New Testament

Old Testament

Philosophical & Systematic Theology

World Missions

Thesis

The thesis must be of a length between 20,000 to 25,000 words, providing the student with an opportunity to demonstrate their capacity to explore, research, understand and develop a theme in a subject of their own choosing. An outline must be submitted for approval to the office and the decision on the suitability of the subject rests with the Principal and is final. Guidelines for writing the thesis are contained in the booklet Student Study Helps and Hints and is provided to the student, further copies are available from our office.


Recognition Given To The Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)

After completing the Master of Theological Studies degree, you will be able to -

  • Provide advanced knowledge and understanding of the Bible and the relationship of scripture and the applied discipline.
  • Provide knowledge and skills in effective, professional ministry in the area of specialisation.
  • Advance toward a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) or doctoral degree.
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