The MA Directed Study program will deepen your knowledge of an area of study that does not fall under the other four MA concentrations offered at United (Biblical Studies, Ethics and Justice, Religion and Theology, and Theology and the Arts). This flexible, self-designed concentration can prepare you for doctoral studies, teaching or various specialized ministries.
This program may be a good fit for you if you are interested in pursuing a career as:
In addition to the core MA degree learning outcomes, the outcomes for the MA Directed Study program will be based on the elective courses that the student selects in consultation with their advisor.
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Hebrew Bible 1: Orientation
New Testament 1: Epistles, Acts, and Revelation
New Testament 2: Four Gospels
Religious and Theological Interpretation
History of Christian Theologies
History of Modern Theologies
Comparative Religious Ethics
Queer and Trans Theologies
Black and Womanist Theologies
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