Master Of Theology Degree In World Religions

Global Ministries University offers a  Master of Theology in World Religions Degree Program completely online that can be custom designed.  The Master of Theology Degree Completion Program invites students to explore world religions.

Following is a suggested curriculum for those pursuing a Master of Theology Degree in World Religions:


Possible courses for world religions theme:

TH586 History of Sufism
TH576 Interreligious Dialogue

TH577 Religious Traditions of the World
TH512 Theology of Interfaith Dialogue
TH504 Introduction to Buddhism
TH506 Christian and Muslim Perspectives on Science and Religion
TH575 Mysticism in the Christian Tradition and Beyond
TH578 African Theology
TH510 Introduction to Ecumenical Theology
TH515 Comparative Religion
TH582 Korean Shamanisn
TH537 Gender and Sexuality in East Asian Religions


All students who are accepted into the Master of Theology Degree Completion Program must hold a bachelor’s degree.

Credits Required
The Master of Theology Degree Completion Program requires 36 credits.

Prior Learning and Life Experience Allowance
Prior Learning Allowance
A maximum of 18 credits for prior learning experience.
Prior Life Experience Allowance
A maximum of 9 credits may be awarded for life experience.
A combined total of up to 18 of the required 36 credits may be awarded for prior learning and life experience.

Credit Earned Through Global Ministries University
Students must earn 18 credits through Global Ministries University.

Core Requirements:
TH799 Master of Theology Thesis
(6 credits) or Two Additional Courses

In lieu of a supervised internship, students will be required to demonstrate extensive research skills and will design a research project leading to a Master’s Thesis.   This project will be interdisciplinary and focus on a core theme. There is also an option to waive the thesis by taking two additional courses.

Application Process
To enroll in the Master of Theology Degree Completion Program, complete and submit application with $25 application fee.  Not quite ready?  Global Ministries University give you 90 days to complete the orientation process and begin tuition payments and coursework.