The Master of Theology (Th.M.) is a 24-hour terminal degree designed to equip individuals with the skills and competencies necessary to excel as researchers, authors and/or instructors of religion in post-secondary academic environments. With two tracks, the Th.M. allows for concentration in either Bible, Theology or Practical Theology.
Delivers thorough knowledge in Theology
Provides a foundation in the Wesleyan Pentecostal history
Prepares mentoring and leadership training in Christian discipleship
Designed for the advancement of pastors and academics alike, our MDiv program will help you enrich your ministry, regardless of vocation. The Master of Divinity combines a unique online curriculum with hands-on, experience-based learning, resulting in an innovative degree program for the modern learner.
3 year program with the equivalent of 2 years online
74 credit hours of course work for those who have already taken either Greek (6 credits) or Hebrew (6 credits), or 80 credits for those who have not. PTS provides summer Greek courses (6 credits) to encourage new students to complete the above language requirement
Emphasis in the areas of Pentecostal scholarship, formation, Pentecostal worship, holy witness, and covenant community
Up to 53 credit hours potentially accepted by way of transfer. (Note: Please see the Admissions Office for more information on transfer articulations, as they will vary).
Master of Theological Studies - Pentecostal Theology (MTS-PT)
The MTS-PT program is a rigorous academic program, created for those who desire deeper study of Pentecostal theology and Christian theology from a Pentecostal perspective, including those who intend to pursue further theological education.
48 credit hour program
Emphasis on various loci in Christian theology from a Wesleyan Pentecostal perspective
Designed to prepare students for post-graduate academic studies in theology
Master of Theological Studies - Biblical Studies (MTS-BS)
The MTS-BS program is a rigorous academic program, created for those who desire deeper study of Christian Scripture and Pentecostal hermeneutics, including those who intend to pursue further theological education.
60 credit hour program
Emphasis on biblical studies and Pentecostal hermeneutics
Designed to prepare students for post-graduate academic work in biblical studies
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MACMHC)
Created as a pathway to the eventual certification and/or licensure of its students, our MACMHC program trains students in mental health counseling from a Christian and Pentecostal worldview. Our program prepares students to work with persons in a variety of settings, from the church to mental health settings.*
78 credit hours, comprised of 60 credit hours of counseling courses and 18 credit hours of Bible and theology courses
Electives in individual, couples and family counseling, addiction counseling, and child and adolescent counseling
Available fully online
*MACMHC satisfies the academic requirements for National Certified Counselors with the National Board of Certified Counselors and for Licensed Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselors in all 50 states in the United States. Internationally, mental health counseling recognition requirements may vary from United States criteria. Besides academic requirements, other state requirements include postmasters degree supervised experience, examinations etc. Students should inquire about licensure requirements with the board governing counseling licensure in their respective state.
Core Faculty: Oliver McMahan, Tom Biller, Douglas Slocumb, and John Vining
Designed to equip ministers with essential counseling skills and competencies for counseling in Church and related settings. The MAPC degree is an interdisciplinary degree that includes integrative work in Bible, Theology and Formation that correlates with Pastoral Counseling.
36 credit hour program, comprised of 12 credit hours of Bible and theology courses, and 15 credit hours of pastoral counseling courses
Preparation for those who are working in pastoral or church related settings needing to offer biblically infiormed counseling.
The MACM program is designed specifically for those ministers who have been, or currently are, in ministry seeking to enhance scriptural understanding and execution of Kingdom work in a local church setting. This program sharpens study of, and conversation about, church ministry in historical, Biblical, and theological contexts.
2 year program
Concentrations in Discipleship & Ministry Leadership or Global Pentecostalism & Mission
The Master of Arts in Christian Studies (MACS) is a two-year graduate degree designed to give students who possess a graduate degree in a discipline outside theology an opportunity to acquire theological training at the graduate level across the theological disciplines. This degree is especially designed for professionals who do not seek to pursue a traditional ministerial degree but who nonetheless desire to acquire theological training at the graduate level for personal and professional formation and development.
The PTSeminary Certificate Program equips laity and ministers who are actively serving or are called to serve their local communities. Moreover, the Certificate in Wesleyan-Pentecostal Ministry (CWPM) serves as a pre-seminary qualifying program for those who are seeking to expand their theological education. Upon successful completion, the student will be able to apply to any Master’s Degree at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary.
The CWPM is a 66-unit program that is certified by the Association for Hispanic Theological Education (AETH) and approved by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada.
This Certificate Program (CWPM) is fully available Online.