Master of Theological Studies with a Concentration in Cross-Cultural Missions


Students pursuing this concentration complete the Masters of Theological Studies as indicated below. This concentration meets the International Mission Board's requirement of 45 hours of training for the Macedonia Project. The Macedonia Project of the International Mission Board is for those who feel called to serve in areas of the world that require immediate deployment and provides flexibility to complete the needed theological education through online study. The degree is suitable, however, for any candidate that seeks the flexibility of online theological education that provides core theological training plus additional courses in missions. The degree is composed of the required thirty-six hours for the general MTS plus nine hours of missions courses.

Degree Requirements

Course Title Course Number Hours
Biblical Hermeneutics BIBST 3203 3
Old Testament I OLDTS 3313 3
Old Testament II OLDTS 3323 3
New Testament I NEWTS 3313 3
New Testament II NEWTS 3323 3
Church History I CHAHT 3103 3
Church History II CHAHT 3113 3
Baptist Heritage BPTST 3203 3
Systematic Theology I SYSTH 3053 3
Systematic Theology II SYSTH 3063 3
Systematic Theology III SYSTH 3073 3
Major Living Religions MISSN 4333 3
Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Contemporary Evangelism EVANG 3303 3
Applied Anthropology for Biblical Church Planting MISSN 4653 3
MTS Summative Exam MTSTU 5000 0

Additional Resources

Students interested in more information regarding the program should contact the Fish School of Evangelism and Missions Associate Dean's Office at (817) 921-8642 or by emailing Students may also contact the Office of the Registrar at (817) 921-8820 or in Fleming 204.