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 (Pick two of the three surveys) OLDTS 3053  OLDTS 3063  OLDTS 3073 6
New Testament (Pick two of the three surveys) NEWTS 3053  NEWTS 3063 NEWTS 3073 6
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
World Religions MISSN 4333 3
Introduction to Missiology MISSN 3363 3
Missions Practicum MISSN 3100 0
Contemporary Evangelism EVANG 3303 3
Personal Evangelism Practicum EVANG 3000 0
Applied Anthropology for Biblical Church Planting MISSN 4653 3


Total 45

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