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The Master of Theological Studies (MTS) degree serves those looking for deeper knowledge or to teach Bible and theology within the church or in higher education.

This program has multiple start terms, choose what works best for you! Begin classes in January, March, May, July, August, or October.

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What you will love about this online master’s degree:

  • Highly flexible for balancing work, family, and classes. All classes are completed online.
  • Keep working, while also preparing to advance.
  • Get instant ROI in your classes. Take what you are learning and immediately apply it to your job.
  • Choose a thesis track or a non-thesis track — your path is up to you.

Being Called

Your call into ministry is significant. God has given this to you. AU’s Seminary acknowledges the gravity of your unique calling, which is why we’ve made it central to the transformational education experience of all our graduate programs.

Earn a top-ranked degree!

Anderson University School of Theology is the only seminary of the Church of God in the world and is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools. We are a seminary that serves the church universal from our distinctive perspective as a Church of God seminary in the Wesleyan tradition, committed to training women and men for ministry, and seeking to develop biblically grounded practice of ministry in church and society.

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Set Yourself Apart With AN Approved ADVANCED DEGREE

The Anderson University School of Theology in Indiana is approved by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)The goals for online courses are no different from those who participate in our residential programs: to deliver the highest quality, fully accredited courses in Bible, theology, church history, and pastoral ministry to students already engaged in or preparing for ministry.

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    Experience high-quality business education at an affordable price point. Tuition is $480 per credit hour. Graduate Student Fee: $130 per semester. This is a 45- hour seminary program. Complete at your own pace.


    Keep working while also preparing to advance. MTS graduates have an average starting salary of $60k, and this amount climbs combined with prior work experience. 


    Endowment Fund Scholarships: 25% of tuition. Church of God Scholarship: 50% of tuition. Dean’s Merit Scholarship: 100% of tuition. Learn more here.

    Course Layout

    Course order will be determined by the start date of the program. 

    MTS PROGRAM CORE (Thesis Track)

    • OLDT 5100 | Introduction to the Hebrew Bible | 3 credit hrs
    • NEWT 5100 | Introduction to the New Testament | 3 credit hrs
    • THST 5120 | Christian Theology | 3 credit hrs
    • CHIS 5100 | Church History | 3 credit hrs
    • PAST 5101 | Orientation and Ministry Formation | 3 credit hrs
    • THST 5500 | Christian Ethics | 3 credit hrs
    • OLDT/NEWT XXXX | Choose OLDT or NEWT course | 3 credit hrs
    • CHIS XXXX | Choose CHIS course | 3 credit hrs
    • THST XXXX | Choose THST course | 3 credit hrs
    • Thesis | 3 credit hrs

    See catalog for non-thesis track details


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    Don’t wait to begin your journey. Completed application materials are reviewed on an ongoing basis. No GMAT or GRE required.

    How to apply:

    • Complete the online application
    • Submit Resume and/or LinkedIn profile.
    • Have two years of work experience.
    • Send official transcripts from all colleges attended to
    • One recommendation letter (find form here).
    • Earned undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.