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Graduate School of Theology

Advance your ministry by joining OC’s Graduate School of Theology! Regardless of your undergraduate degree or faith background, we encourage you to dive into this fruitful program. You can earn scholarships to help you achieve a valuable education worthy of your calling. Apply today!

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An advanced degree in bib­li­cal stud­ies equips you to answer hard ques­tions, lead with vision and do the only work that real­ly matters!

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How much does a Master of Arts degree cost?

  • $0 Your first class is free! Apply now to enroll for Fall 2022.
  • $1000 We will match your church scholarship up to $1,000 in bonus per year!
  • 36 Credit hours needed to complete the MAC&C degree. Keep going to earn a MDiv or MABTS degree!
  • 100% Online classes conveniently fit with your schedule.

Grad­u­ate School of Theology

Mission Statement

The Graduate School of Theology (GST) in the College of Humanities and Bible seeks to fulfill the mission of Oklahoma Christian University to transform lives for Christian faith, scholarship, and service. The GST provides rigorous training for the intellectual and spiritual development of persons seeking a life of ministry within the church, academy, and world.

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Equipped for Ministry

Dr. Amanda Madrid - CEO of Predisan Health Ministries in Catacamas, Honduras - shares how OC's graduate program has equipped her for ministry. Sharing God's Word with Predisan patients and their families is important to Dr. Madrid and the faculty and resources she's encountered at Oklahoma Christian have fueled and supported her passion. Find or further your calling, purpose and passion with OC's Graduate School of Theology!

The first class is FREE! Apply now.

Master of Arts in Christianity and Culture (MAC&C)

The Theology Degree for Every Christian

The Master of Arts in Christianity and Culture from Oklahoma Christian University empowers ministry at the intersections of biblical texts, Christian communities and the cultures we inhabit. The 100% online courses allow students world-wide to converge with Ph.D. professors who are certified in online teaching. Journey through the degree with a cohort of classmates who offer collaboration, support and encouragement.

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We have poured resources into building a program of the highest quality at a very competitive cost. Quality plus cost equals value: value to your church, your ministry, your community and your finances.

Master of Arts in Christianity and Culture

Mas­ter of Divin­i­ty — M.Div.

The M.Div. degree most broadly prepares you to be in a full-time ministry career. After completing the shared core of courses from the MAC&C degree, you’ll dive into subjects directly related to your chosen area(s) of ministry, giving you the skills and knowledge to successfully advance your ministry to God’s people.

Strength­en Your Theology

Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies

If you want to go on to further academic work, such as a Ph.D. or D.Min. program, then this is the degree for you! Building on a shared core of courses from the MAC&C degree, you will move to a more advanced study in areas of your choice before completing a thesis writing project under the guidance of a full-time faculty member.

Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies

Gen­er­at­ing crit­i­cal yet rea­soned dia­logue on var­i­ous top­ics in bib­li­cal and the­o­log­i­cal stud­ies, cre­at­ing a con­text for dis­cussing and test­ing ideas, for dis­cern­ing what is ben­e­fi­cial, and for cling­ing to what is good

Dialogismos Academic Journal

Dialogismos contributes to scholarly conversation by fostering critical dialogue for the sake of growing faith and encouraging learning. Dialogismos, the result of thorough reasoning, is a fully refereed, open-access academic journal published annually by the Graduate School of Theology. Initiating and advancing dialogue on biblical and theological study topics, the journal allows scholars to negotiate different points of view.

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