Master of Arts in Lutheran Studies
Graduation Credits 24 │ Full-time 1-yr │ Part-time 3-yr
The Master of Arts in Lutheran Studies degree is to equip persons, whether ordained or not, for competent leadership in carrying out and supporting ministries in Lutheran churches.
- Growth in personal and spiritual maturity and in the ability to be witnesses for Christ in this world.
- Adequate knowledge of Lutheran heritage, history and theology.
- The capacity for critical and constructive theological reflection to carry out Christian ministry in Lutheran churches in the context of denominational varieties.
- A B.Th. degree or other bachelor’s degree with a major in Christianity or equivalent from an institution recognized by LTS.
If a Master of Arts in Lutheran Studies degree holder continues to study for the Master of Divinity (M.Div.2-yr) at LTS, a maximum of 12 credits can be exempted.
(course credits in brackets)
i) Guided Electives (choose 4 courses) (12)
HT2001/DM2001 Theology of Martin Luther
HT2002/CT2002 Ethics of Martin Luther
WL2003 Lutheran Worship: History and Theology
HT3000/DM3008 Contextual Luther Studies in Asia
HT3001/DM3015 Luther Interpretations
HT3002/DM3000 Lutheran Confessions
HM3000 Law and Gospel Distinction in Preaching
ii) Free Electives
4 courses (12)