Master of Theology (ThM)

Whether preparing for doctoral studies or simply pursuing a deeper understanding of God, His Word, and His world, continue your theological education in an intensive, seminar-based setting under the mentorship of experienced faculty-scholars. 

Designed for those who have completed an MDiv degree, Cairn’s Master of Theology allows you to gain the advanced knowledge and theological study skills needed to better serve the church or its educational institutions.

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Credit Hours


Years (Avg.)

Next Start Date

August 29, 2022

Class Type
On-campus Courses, 7 and 14 Week Terms




Program Highlights

  • Specialized courses in the Old Testament, New Testament, and theological topics allow you to grasp a deeper understanding of God’s Word.
  • Small-group seminars provide structure and accountability of a formal learning community.
  • Develop, present, and defend papers in doctoral-style seminars covering a wide scope of topics.
  • Receive one-on-one faculty support for research and scholarship.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, the student will:

  • Engage in post-graduate level research and writing in the area of biblical and theological studies.
  • Make a contribution to the literature in a particular field – Old Testament; New Testament; Systematic Theology; Historical Theology.


To enter the program, the candidate will:

To complete the program, the candidate will:

  • Successfully complete all required coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Successfully complete the Capstone Project.


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