Master of Arts (Religion)

56-60 credit hours | 2-3 Years

Degree Description

The Master of Arts (Religion) degree provides a basic understanding of theological disciplines for general educational purposes and is designed to prepare students to serve Christ in occupations other than ordained ministry. There are three different MAR concentrations. The MAR concentrations at Redeemer all build upon a common core of 26 credit hours. In addition to the core, students will select a concentration in either Biblical Theology, General Theological Studies, or Worship & Music.


Degree Requirements

The following list contains the core 25 credit hour requirements for completing all three concentrations in the Master of Arts (Religion) Program.

Core Courses (25 hours) + Concentration

Master of Arts (Religion) – Biblical Theology Concentration

60 credit hours | 2-3 Years

Degree Description

The MAR degree with a concentration in Biblical Theology (MAR-BT) provides an understanding of theological disciplines for further graduate study or general education. It is designed to prepare students to serve Christ in areas other than ordained ministry.

This concentration is designed for students who desire serious biblical and theological study, but who may not necessarily feel called to ordained gospel ministry. It gives Christian professionals a solid foundation in theology to inform and shape their work.

Degree Requirements

The following list contains the additional 35 credit hour requirements for completing all the MAR-BT.

Core Courses (25 hours) + MAR-BT (35 hours) = 60 Credit Hours

Master of Arts (Religion) – General Theological Studies Concentration

56 credit hours | 2-3 Years

Degree Description

The MAR degree with a concentration in General Theological Studies (MAR-TS) provides an understanding of theological disciplines for further graduate study or general education. It is designed to prepare students to serve Christ in areas other than ordained ministry.


Degree Requirements

The following list contains the additional 31 credit hour requirements for completing all the MAR-TS.

Master of Arts (Religion) – Worship & Music Concentration

56 credit hours | 2-3 Years

Degree Description

The MAR degree with a concentration in Worship & Music (MAR-WM) provides an understanding of theological disciplines for further graduate study or general education. It is designed to prepare students to serve Christ in areas other than ordained ministry.

Degree Requirements

The following list contains the additional 31 credit hour requirements for completing all the MAR-WM.

Core Courses (25 hours) + MAR-WM (31 hours) = 56 Credit Hours