Would you like to develop a firm grounding in the core aspects of your Christian faith? Whether you’re interested in theological studies to pursue teaching, research or further graduate education, the Master of Arts (Historical and Theological Studies) will equip you to understand and apply theological truth in your context. Our supportive staff and engaging coursework teach you dependence on Christ as you apply your newly-developed skills to your ministry approach.
Our program equips you to understand and communicate the pivotal history and doctrines of the Christian faith. Through your studies, you will be able to give a systematized summary of Christianity’s theology and development throughout time. Your coursework will encourage you to engage personally in your relationship with Christ as you complete research using critical interpretation, historical integration and theological reflection. Learn from world-class scholars who have decades of ministry experience.
Through the MAHTS, you will learn how to interpret and apply Scripture responsibly in your ministry or professional setting. You will also establish communal and personal disciplines designed to nourish your life with Christ. Our program equips you to engage in critical theological and historical reflection that is faithful to the Bible, grounded in history and relevant to your context. Coursework reflects ongoing practices of justice bearing witness to the kingdom of God within multi-cultural contexts.
Develop a firm grounding in the core historical and theological aspects of your Christian faith.
2019 ATS Graduate
Ashland gave me the opportunity to explore the Bible and the Faith with incredible professors and classmates from a variety of church backgrounds. I am beyond grateful for the lifelong tools, experiences and growth it has provided.
2008 ATS Graduate
I will forever treasure my experience at Ashland Theological Seminary. Through my studies, I developed the ability to not only know the truth but to live by the truth. The other students became like family to me and we truly locked arms by learning and growing in our faith together.
One of your main concerns with theological education may be the costs involved. We offer financial aid and scholarship opportunities to ensure you can access the ministry preparation you need.
We’re here to support you as you follow God’s call on your life. When you complete this form, we will personally reach out to discuss our Master of Arts (Historical and Theological Studies) program. We’re here to support you as you discern which path of ministry at Ashland Theological Seminary is right for you.