Master of Arts in Religion [MAR]

Master of Arts in Religion [MAR]

The Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) prepares men and women for service in Christ’s Church as a Commissioned Church Worker, or helper in the ministry of the local congregation, in such roles as: Deacon or Deaconess, Director of Youth Ministries, Bible Study Leader, or Missionary Service.  

The Master of Arts in Religion degree program builds critical foundations in Biblical Exegesis and Systematic Theology forming an orderly and rational account of the doctrines of the Christian Faith with emphasis on practical service within the church.  These are the persons who assist the pastor as he provides and oversees various kinds of leadership and ministry in the congregation.  For example, Evangelism or Community Outreach Chairperson, or to simply answer the call to serve where God may choose.

Admission Qualification and Procedures

To begin the application for admission process, please contact the ALTS Registrar.



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