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Vocational and General Master of Arts Degrees The Master of Arts degrees at Southeastern are designed to equip students for competent leadership in a variety of ministry settings. Southeastern offers some Master of Arts degrees that provide specialized training for ministry preparation and others that provide training of a more general theological nature. The Master of Arts in normally completed in two years of full-time enrollment.

Admissions Requirements Admission to the Master of Arts programs is limited to persons holding a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent who also meet all other admission requirements. Particular M.A. degrees may have additional requirements as noted.

Degree Requirements The Master of Arts programs require from 48 to 69 semester hours, including 30 hours of core studies. Students must achieve an overall GPA of 2.0 or better on all work taken in order to graduate.

Master of Arts Core Curriculum IND5000 Introduction to the Cooperative Program OTS5110 Old Testament: Pentateuch and Historical Books OTS5120 Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry, and Prophets NTS5110 New Testament: Acts, Epistles, and Revelation NTS5120 New Testament: Jesus and the Gospels BTI5100 Hermeneutics HIS5130 Baptist History: Identity, Heritage, and Polity MIS5000 Introduction to Great Commission Studies THE6110 Christian Theology I THE6120 or 6130 Christian Theology II OR Christian Theology III PHI5100 or ETH5100 Christian Philosophy OR Christian Ethics

Total M.A. Core

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The official Academic Catalog of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary