Teach God’s Word to the Next Generation
Among the 60 hours of courses Bethel University offers in the Master of Arts in Theological Studies are Biblical studies, church and ministry, theology, ethics, and society. A rich assortment of electives is also available. Besides preparing students for advanced graduate and ministerial training, the M.A.T.S. lays a strong foundation for ministry and leadership.
Our Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.) degree online will prepare you to live out your calling as a minister or pursue higher education. With our online MA of Theological Studies degree program, you will gain a deeper understanding of biblical and theological concepts to provide Christ-centered leadership in the 21st century.
Our fully online ministry program offers the ultimate flexibility for working adults. With six start dates per year, you’ll have the opportunity to complete your degree at your own pace. The program can be completed in as little as a year and a half.
Accreditation & Membership
Bethel University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to grant bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole. Bethel is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU)