Master of Arts – Online

Explore Theology

Learn to deal with theological issues biblically. Your ability to understand, articulate and defend Scripture and theological truths will increase tremendously as you wrestle with theological concepts in your studies.

Credit Hours

Accessible and Customizable 

The Theological Studies concentration within this fully accredited, 30-credit-hour, online Master of Arts degree will enhance your ministry as a Christian leader in as little as two years. Enjoy the flexibility of an online program that is focused on a Biblical understanding of theological truth.

What Will You Learn?

Cover a wide range of topics

You’ll engage in focused study on Christ, salvation and His church, as well as various other subjects important to your understanding of the faith.

Communicate theological truths

You will be equipped with the theological foundation to  bring life-changing truths to your church and community. 

Discern and defend biblical theology

You will learn to correctly handle biblical truths and gain an awareness of interpretative and theological challenges.

Your Courses

Each of your courses is taught from a biblical worldview. You’ll interact within small class sizes and with professors who really care about you and your goals. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for the next steps in your career and ministry, but you’ll also get mentorship to prepare you for life.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted.
Course Descriptions can be found in the catalog.

Core Courses

The 15-credit core of the Master of Arts program will establish your foundational knowledge of God’s Word.

  •  Principles of Biblical Interpretation [BI604]
  • Introduction to Old Testament and OT Literature [OT500]
  • Introduction to New Testament and NT Literature [NT501]
  • God’s Plan for the Ages [TH531]
  • Principles of Spiritual Formation [PT512]
Theological Studies

You will build upon this foundation with 15 credits focused on theology.

  • Foundations of the Christian Faith [TH500]
  • Pneumatology & Ecclesiology [TH563]
  • Christology and Soteriology [TH601]
  • Theology Elective [TH code]
  • Free Elective
Online Program
Start Dates

October 17, 2022
January 9, 2023
March 6, 2023


Discern and communicate biblical truth. 

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M.A.T.S. student


Both the content and structure of online learning has helped grow disciplines that have proved invaluable to me personally and to God’s church. The M.A.T.S. program has brought more life to my educational foundation than anything I have done in the past.


Program Highlights 

  • Earn your degree entirely online!
  • You will dive into a broad range of theological concepts.

Teach biblical theology. 

You will gain a strong understanding of various topics and learn to communicate biblical truths to others.

Invest in Your Future

When you earn your master’s degree, you’ll open new doors in your career and ministry. CSU works hard to ensure you receive the best value in education with competitive tuition rates, many ways to qualify for discounts and individualized support.


complete your degree in as little as two years

credit hours

cost per credit (before any discouts)

students who qualify for discounted tuition




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