Master of Arts in Theological Studies

M.A.T.S. program is to produce biblically, theologically, and spiritually discerning Christian who can serve the body of Christ in lay. M.A.T.S. program provides biblical, theological, and spiritual foundation for reflection and a specialized focus on a discipline crucial to fulfilling TIU’s mission and from which students can serve or go on for advanced study.


Successfully complete 66 semester units of the following coursework with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale include Complete 6 semester units
of thesis and research project courses.

  • Complete all financial requirements
  • File an application for intent to graduate with the university office 8 weeks prior to graduation to certify that all graduation requirements have been met.
  • Complete the degree requirements within the time limit.
  • The Master of Arts in Theological Studies program must be completed within 4 years
    from the time the student commenced the first course, as a regular student, which
    applies to the degree requirements.

Courses

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree student will choose a minimum of 66
semester units of Courses from any of the following courses include Complete
6 semester units of thesis and research project courses.

Course No/ Course Title Units/Hours

Old Testament (9 requried credits)

OT 501/ Hebrew I 3

OT 503/ Hebrew II 3

OT 505/ Hebrew III 3

OT 507/ Old Testament Theology 3

OT 509/ Pentateuch 3

OT 511/ Poetic Books 3

OT 513/ Major Prophets 3

OT 515/ Minor Prophets 3

New Testament (9 requried credits)

NT 501/ Greek I 3

NT 503/ Greek II 3

NT 505/ Greek III 3

NT 507/ New Testament Theology 3

NT 509/ Gospel of John 3

NT 511/ Acts 3

NT 513/ Romans 3

NT 515/ Pauline Epistles 3

NT 517/ General Epistles 3

NT 519/ Pastoral & Petrine Epistles 3

NT 521/ Book of Hebrews 3

NT 523/ Revelation 3

Systematic Theology (15 requried credits)

ST 501/ Theology Proper 3

ST 503/ Anthropology 3

ST 505/ Christology 3

ST 507/ Pneumatology 3

ST509/ Soteriology 3

ST 511/ Ecclesiology 3

ST 513/ Eschatology 3

ST 515/Apologetics 3

Historical Theology (9 requried credits)

HS 501/ History of the Christian Doctrine 3

HS 503/ History of Israel in O.T. 3

HS 505/ Intertestamental History 3

HS507/ Ancient Church History 3

HS 509/ Medieval Church History 3

HS 511/ History of the American Church 3

HS 513/ History of the Korean Church 3

Practical Theology (12 requried credits)

CS 501/ Biblical Truths in Counseling 3

CS 503/ Christian Counseling 3

CS 505/ Pastoral Counseling 3

ED 501/ Philosophy of Christian Education 3

ED 503/ Principles of Christian Education 3

MU 501/ Church Music 3

MU 503/ Hymnology 3

MS 501/ Cultural Anthropology 3

MS 503/ Missiology 3

MS 555/ History of Korean Mission 3

MN 501/ Pastoral Ministry 3

MN 557/PastoralInternship 3

CE 501/ Christian Ethics 3

MN 501/ Sermon Preparation 3

MN 503/ Church Administration 3

MN 505/ Constitution of Presby. Church 3

Bibilical Theology (3 requried credits)

BI 501/ Hermeneutics 3

BI 503/ Covenant Theology 3

BI 505/ Reformed Theology 3

BI 509/ Christianity and Cults 3

General Requirments (3 requried credits)

TH 701/ Westminster Standards 3

TH 703/ Calvin’s Institutes of Christian Religion 3

TH 705/ Heidelberg Catechism 3


Master’s Research Project

6 semester units

Students are required to complete a Master’s research project for Master’s degree in the form of a thesis and present it to the Master’s Research Evaluation Committee for approval during the student’s final semester at Tyndale International University. Candidates for the Master’s Research Project are required to enroll in the following preparation course work of master’s research project (MR 701) and writing a thesis as an original project (MR 703) under the guidance of a faculty member.

Course No/ Course Title Units/Hours

MR 701/ Master’s Research Project I-1 3

MR 703/ Master’s Research Project I-2 3

MEMBER ONLY