Where can this degree take me?
This program is excellent preparation for further academic work at the graduate or doctoral level. Typically, MA / OT students desire to pursue careers in teaching and writing. Other students whose vocations are ministry-related have found that the MA / OT provides the grounding in Scripture they need for effective teaching and wise living. Finally, this program also prepares students to teach at some Christian secondary schools or Christian colleges.
What will I study?
The courses you’ll take include the following:
All MA / OT students must complete a field education requirement. Learn more about field ed here.
What are the prerequisites for admission to this program?
In addition to the requirements for general admission, you’ll need the following:
- An undergraduate major or its equivalent which includes 6 hours of undergrad Hebrew (with an acceptable score on Trinity’s Hebrew proficiency exam), 6 hours of theology, and 12 hours of Bible (not including beginning languages).
- An undergrad GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred; scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) are required if your GPA is less than 3.0.