The Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) in Latino/a Ministries
The Spanish language Master of Theological Studies in Latino/a Ministries degree is a two-year blended online program that provides a meaningful grounding in theological disciplines to prepare Spanish-speaking students for thoughtful and productive holistic ministry and leadership in churches, organizations, and community life in Latin America and the USA. This program consists of twelve courses in the areas of spiritual formation, theology, biblical studies, church history, ethics, and practice of ministry. All courses are delivered and completed online. An annual one-week residency is required of all students at the beginning of each academic year for the purpose of course orientation. These residency training sessions take place in an accessible location to students in their home country where faculty travel to meet with them face to face.
To be recommended for the Master of Theological Studies degree in Latino/a Ministries, a candidate must:
- Satisfactorily complete 36 credit hours and fulfill financial and library obligations.
- Maintain at least a 2.0 grade point average in the course of studies when taken for general educational purposes.
- Give evidence of growth in personal character, moral and spiritual maturity and emotional stability.
Program Requirements for M.T.S in Latino/a Ministries
|SFRM 505||Nurturing Spiritual Life & Character I: Introduction to Spiritual Formation||3|
|THLE 510||Theology and Ethics of Congregational Life||3|
|BIBL 503||New Testament Study I||3|
|CHHM 510||The Church in Mission Through History||3|
|BIBL 513||Biblical Interpretation for Ministry||3|
|BIBL 501||Old Testament Study I||3|
|CHHM 530||Christian World Mission||3|
|THLE 520||Syst.Theo.& Ethics: Vision of Community||3|
|BIBL 627||The Mission of Jesus in Mark||3|
|PRMN 510||Foundations of Pastoral Care and Counseling||3|
|SFRM 506||Nurturing Spiritual Life & Character II Journey to Wholeness||3|
|Total Credit Hours||36|