The 48-hour Master of Theological Study degree at Truett Seminary provides a basic foundation in biblical and theological disciplines and a concentration in a particular area of study and practice. It is designed to provide students with both a general theological education and the opportunity to concentrate in subjects important to their interests or ministries. It consists of a minimum of 48 credit hours and normally requires at least two years of full-time study to complete.
An M.Div. student who intends to change to the MTS degree can only transfer a total of 12 hours of coursework without an extra fee. If an M.Div. student has earned more than 12 hours of coursework and wishes to change to the MTS degree, a fee will be assessed.
The M.T.S. degree seeks to provide a basic understanding of theological disciplines for further graduate study or for general educational purposes. The cirriculum will:
|I. Minimum Requirement||48 hours|
|II. Grade Point Average
Minimum of 2.00 or "C" overall and minimum of "C" or 2.00 in all core courses.
|III. Course Requirements|
|Christian Texts and Traditions
|IV. Satisfactory Completion of 132 Lifelong Learning Units|
|V. Covenant Groups - 4 Semesters|
|VI. Satisfactory Academic Progress|
|* These are required courses; however, based upon previous academic experience, students may petition to waive these courses. Students not taking these courses must substitute electives in corresponding areas under advisement.
** Additional courses must be approved by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.