Master of Arts in Theology

Graduation Credits 66 │ 2-6 years
can be completed by taking courses solely in the evening and Saturday or taking courses solely in English

Program Goals

The Master of Arts in Theology degree program is to equip students to become competent in leadership and effective in Christian witnessing. The program aims:

  • To provide a foundational training in knowledge and understanding in the Scriptures, theologies, church histories and ministerial skills;
  • To provide a stimulating environment for faith development and critical reflection;
  • To help students develop a wide range of intellectual and practical capacities in preparing for future ministry or service.


Admission Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an institution recognized by LTS; and
  • Baptized Christian; and
  • Applicants should have the interests, aptitudes, and personal qualities necessary for this program; and
  • The ability to engage in graduate-level study for academic pursuits and personal development.


Further Study

A Master of Arts in Theology degree holder can continue to study for the Master of Arts in specific emphasis / Master of Divinity programs at LTS and credits can be exempted.

Program Content

(course credits in brackets)


i) Biblical Theology

Core Courses

 OT1000 Introduction to the Old Testament (3)

 NT1000 Introduction to the New Testament (3)

Guided Electives

 1 course on OT (3)

 1 course on NT (3)

Electives (2 courses) (6)


ii) Systematic Theology

Core Courses

 CT1000 Introduction to Christian Ethics (3)

 DM2009 Dogmatics (Module A) (3)

Guided Electives

 1 course on CH/HT (3)

Electives (3 courses) (9)


iii) Practical Theology

Core Courses

 1 course on CP (3)

 1 course on DK (3)

 1 course on CE (3)

 1 course on SW (3)

 1 course on WL (3)

 1 course on MC (3)


iv) Free Electives

4 courses (12)