Upon completing either track of the MTS program, students will be able to:
Situate biblical, historical, and theological documents within historical, religious, and cultural contexts.
Engage and interpret contemporary justice-related texts and movements that seek the transformation of church and society.
Demonstrate an ability to conduct and evaluate advanced research by:
In Track I, producing an integrative paper in which the students engages in critical reflection on an interpretive issues or set of issues that has emerged in her or his course work with relevant biblical, theological, ethical, historical or cultural materials as articulated in the previous goals; or,
In Track II, producing a master’s thesis in which the student presents a sustained argument on a particular interpretive issue or set of issues with relevant biblical, theological, ethical, historical or cultural materials as articulated in the previous goals.