History/Missions C. Master Level Programs

1. The Master of Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.). Students seeking the M.A.T.S. degree, will present a 120 credit Bachelor’s degree and must fulfill 60 academic hours by completing the following:

a. Bible 6 courses (18 hours)

b. Theology 3 courses (9 hours)

c. Ministerial Studies 3 courses (9 hours)

d. History/Missions 2 courses (6 hours)

e. Humanities/Electives 4 courses (12 hours)

All the students will write a master thesis that consists of writing a commentary on a book of the Bible. The guidelines are in the document, How to write a GBRU course. The thesis will be no shorter than 75 pages and no longer than 125 pages. Each nation has their program of Project 66. The choosing of one’s Bible book is coordinated with a master list that is available on writing the Academic Dean. The thesis can count as a Bible course or as a Humanity course.

2. The Master of Christian Education Program (M.C.E.) Students seeking the M.C.E. degree must fulfill 60 academic hours by completing the following: 

a. Bible 2 courses (6 hours)

b. Theology 2 courses (6 hours)

c. Ministerial Studies 2 courses (6 hours)

d. Humanities 2 courses (6 hours)

e. Christian Education 10 courses (30 hours)

f. Electives 2 courses (6 hours) The student’s master thesis will be a commentary on a book of the Bible. The commentary may be written to suit a specific student audience.

3. The Master of Divinity program (M.Div.) Students seeking the M.Div. degree must fulfill 105 academic hours by completing the following:

a. Bible 12 courses (36 hours)

b. Theology 6 courses (18 hours)

c. Ministerial Studies 6 courses (18 hours)

d. History 4 courses (12 hours)

e. Humanities 2 courses (6 hours)

f. Electives 5 courses (15 hours)

Core courses will take up 90 hours. 15 hours will be electives. APPLY HERE