Masters Program is used to define the study of different faiths and belief systems. In Christian theology, this degree prepares students to work as a pastor, priest, or in other parts of the ministry. This is the path for students who are interested in religious studies and pursuing work in the professional ministry. For students interested in teaching, an advanced degree can prepare you for a career in religious studies.
This program generally requires students to complete 91 Credit hours and focuses on various theologies, Old Testament, New Testament, church history, Pastoral Counseling, and more. TTS, Masters Program requires a thesis, upon completion of the program.
Trinity Theological Seminary offers different Masters Program through online mode, which is fully accredited by the IATA (International Association of Theological Accreditation). Masters Program requires 91 credit hours. The program is exclusively online. Courses consist independent study, where the student simply takes courses without traveling to a physical classroom. Performance of the candidate is evaluated on the basis of assignments and reading reports thesis and an online VIVA conducted at the end.
Masters Program is a six semester (3 year) course.
Candidates who are applying for the Masters degree must qualify under one of the following categories:
Be a graduate of any recognized university. While students who have successfully completed their degrees are preferred, students who are in the final year of studies or awaiting results may also apply. Such candidates will be given provisional admission. They should produce their pass certificate before the end of the second semester (within 1 year of provisional admission at FRIT, otherwise the admission will stand canceled and all the payments done to TTS will stand forfeited, i.e., no refund).
B.Th. graduates from accredited / affiliated colleges.
Candidates, who do not have the necessary academic requirements but are above 20 years of age, are eligible to apply as mature candidates. They will be required to pass the online entrance examination in English, Bible and General Knowledge.
BR. I. Old Testament
|BS 101||Introduction to the Bible Part I||4|
|BS 103||Introduction to the Prophetical literature||3|
|BS 104||Old Testament Theology||3|
|BS 105||Introduction to Wisdom Literature||3|
|BS 106||History of Ancient Israel||3|
BR. II. New Testament
|BS 201||Introduction to the Bible Part II||4|
|BS 202||Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels||3|
|BS 203||Introduction to Johannine Literature||3|
|BS 204||Introduction to Pauline Thought (English)||3|
|BS 205||Pastoral Epistles||3|
|BS 206||Detailed Study of Book of Acts||3|
|BS 207||Apocalyptic Literature||3|
|BS 208||New Testament Theology||3|
BR. III. Theology and Ethics
|TE 301||Systematic Theology||4|
|TE 302||Biblical Theology||3|
|TE 303||Person and Work of Christ||3|
|TE 304||Introduction to Biblical Ethics||3|
BR. IV. History of Christianity
|HC 401||Survey of History of Christianity till 1600 AD||4|
|HC 402||History and Distinctive Teachings of Pentecostal Churches with focus on India Pentecostal Church of God||3|
|HC 403||History of Reformation 1550 to 1800 AD|
|HC 404||History of Christianity in India|
BR. V. Religion and Philosophy
|RP 501||Introduction to Major Religion||3|
|RP 502||Advanced study of Hinduism||3|
|RP 503||Advanced study of Islam||3|
|RP 504||Christian Response to Other Faiths||3|
BR. VI. Missiology
|MI 601||Christian Witness and Mission||3|
|MI 602||Theology of Mission||3|
|MI 603||Urban Mission||3|
|MI 604||Cross-Cultural Mission|
BR. VII. Christian Ministry
|CM 701||Worship and Preaching||3|
|CM 702||Advanced Pastoral Care & Counselling||3|
|CM 703||Church Administration & Leadership||3|
|CM 704||Pastoral Theology||2|
BR. VIII. Communication
|CMM 801||Introduction to Communication to Christian Ministry||3|
|CMM 802||Information and Communication Technology|
|CMM 803||Implication for Christian Ministry||3|
|CMM 804||Mass Media Issues||3|
|IC 901||Women in Christian Mission and Ministry||3|
|IC 902||Biblical Hermeneutics||3|
|GC 950||Research Methods||2|
|GC 951||English I||3|