Master of Arts in Theological Studies

Main Campus

The Master of Arts in Theology is a two-year programme requiring 72 credit hours of course work to graduate.

The programme seeks to give students sound evangelical graduate level theological education within the African context to prepare students for ministry in the Church, Para-church organisations, and teaching careers in theological institutions in Africa and beyond.

The programme seeks to lay foundation for the Christian faith and aims at preparing and providing foundational theological knowledge, competencies, and skills to enable the student to be an effective minister and teacher of the Christian faith.

  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Clearly articulate the subject matter of theology
  • Differentiate and clearly explain the various branches of Christian theology
  • Interpret the fundamental tenets of Christian theology and dogma of the Church.
  • Develop tools and skills to do effective contextual theology in Africa
  • Critically analyze and address the theological issues and concerns facing Christians and society
  • Address the theological questions, heresies, and the new theologies confronting African societies and the Church.
TimePlaceSemester Range
3 Hour ClassLecture RoomsJan, May & Sept

Entry requirements

Holders of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours [Upper Division] or higher) from Africa International University or other universities recognized by the Africa International University Senate.

Holders of a Bachelor’s degree (Second Class Honours [Lower Division]) from Africa International University who have at least two years of relevant experience.

Holders of a postgraduate diploma (credit level or higher) from Africa International University or other institutions recognized by the Africa International University Senate.

In exceptional cases, Senate, on the recommendation of any of the schools, may admit to the Masters program, applicants who do not hold a first degree, provided that such candidates, based on the research and academic work they have done, can demonstrate that they are well qualified to undertake postgraduate work. This is so long as it is in line with the relevant regulatory bodies

Mode of study

Remote Teaching & Learning via Microsoft Team-Semester

Evening classes- Monday-Thursday (Intake: Jan, May, Sept)

Weekend classes – Friday-Saturday (Intake : Jan, May, Sept)

Modular classes for 2 weeks( April, August, Nov/Dec)

Building Your Social Capital

Our theological programmes prepare students for pastoral, teaching carriers in theological institutions, NGOs, and other Para-Church institutions in Africa and abroad.