New Testament (MA)
Since 1893, Johnson University has been committed to training preachers and servant leaders for vocational ministries that extend the kingdom of God. To increase the depth and quality of New Testament study among current and future church leaders, the School of Bible and Theology offers an online Master of Arts degree in New Testament. This advanced, applicable degree places a special emphasis on the preaching ministry and other areas of Kingdom service. The online delivery offers flexibility for working adults and students living anywhere in the world.
The M.A. in New Testament encourages renewal in the local and global mission of the church by increasing the depth and quality of New Testament study among those preparing for or already engaged in ministry and vocational leadership. The convenient online format allows students to set a manageable pace that fits into work and family life. Experienced faculty members are available through email, toll-free calling, Skype, fax, and traditional mail.
The M.A. in New Testament (MA-NT) includes a 24-credit Core Curriculum consisting of advanced study of the New Testament. Students also choose a 12-credit concentration in one of four applied areas—namely, Research, Preaching, Spiritual Formation & Leadership, or Customized Concentration. A campus visit to the Johnson University Tennessee campus is required for projects in some concentrations in the program.
For a comprehensive list regarding program goals and objectives, see the catalog.