Theology Programs

GTU Master of Arts in Theology (Common M.A.)

GTU SealThis program emphasizes the ecumenical dimensions of theological study, encouraging course work in the various traditions of the member schools of Graduate Theological Union (GTU) consortium. Applicants interested in the GTU Common M.A. apply through the GTU Admissions Office but choose to affiliate with one of the nine member schools.

The Common M.A. is a two-year degree program requiring a total of fourteen (14) 3-unit academic courses plus six (6) units of thesis work. The primary academic base for the M.A. is the student's school of affiliation, chosen according to study interests as well as denominational ties. Students who affiliate with the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology (DSPT) may specialize in art cultural studies, historical studies, Scripture, moral theology and ethics, preaching, systematic and philosophical theology, religion and the arts, or spirituality. See our Areas of Concentration and the GTU's M.A. Areas of Concentration external link to select a specific academic field as the focus of M.A. work and for more information about each of these areas.

For more information on the Common M.A., visit the GTU website external link.

For detailed information on admission and program requirements, please contact:

GTU Admissions
2400 Ridge Road
Berkeley, CA 94709
510-649-2460 or 800-826-4GTU

To apply online, go to the GTU website external link or contact the admissions office directly at .