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  • Home / Academics / Find a Program / Master of Arts in Theological and Pastoral Studies Program / Master of Arts in Theological and Pastoral Studies Program Course Requirements | Ursuline College - Liberal Arts Education in Ohio

    Master of Arts in Theological and Pastoral Studies Program

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    Master of Arts in Theological and Pastoral Studies Program

    Course Requirements

    Fall and spring courses are offered in the late afternoons and evenings, following the regular academic calendar. Courses offered during the summer are structured in an intensive format designed to meet the needs of working adults. At least once a semester, students meet with an advisor and evaluate the goals they set at the time of their assessment in the areas of academic course work, pastoral skill development and spiritual growth. Students will complete 36 credit hours to earn their Master of Arts in Theological and Pastoral Counseling.

    Core Requirements

    • TPS 610 - Foundations of Theology
    • TPS 641 - Christian Scriptures
    • TPS 642 - Hebrew Scriptures
    • TPS 643 - Pastoral Care and Counseling I
    • TPS 644 - Liturgy and Sacraments
    • TPS 700 - Final Integration Project

    Specialization Core Requirements

    • TPS 654 - Ministry and Spirituality
    • TPS 655 - Pastoral Care and Counseling II

    Theology electives:

    • TPS 661 - Christology 3
    • TPS 662 - Christian Anthropology
    • TPS 663 - Ecclesiology

    History electives:

    • TPS 670 - Church History
    • TPS 671 - History of the Ecumenical Movement

    Ethics electives:

    • TPS 680 - Social Justice
    • TPS 681 - Moral Theology