MASTER'S DEGREE IN BIBLICAL STUDIES
The Theology Program is a curriculum designed for Christians with scripturally sound convictions who have a desire to serve the Lord Jesus Christ in Christian education or ministry. The Theology Program instructs the student using the truths found in the Holy Scriptures and the teachings of the 16th century Reformers. It also trains the student as a professional in his/her discipline to meet modern-day challenges by using faithful preaching of the Word of God.
- Modality: Virtual
- Training Type: Postgraduate
- Degree Awarded: Master's Degree in Theology
- Estimated Duration: Four (4) semesters
- Accreditation: Seminario Reformado Latinoamericano (SRL) is registered with the Florida Department of Education (USA). Florida Statute 1005.06 (1) (f) clarifies that religious institutions are exempt from the Commission's jurisdiction. SRL has been received as a member of the independent accreditation agency Association of Reformed Theological Seminaries and is currently in the process of accreditation with them. However, SRL does not have state accreditation either in the USA or in Colombia since our degrees are exclusively for religious, ecclesiastical purposes.
- Annual Registration Fee: $20.00 USD (70,000 Colombian pesos)
- Individual Course Fee: $30.00 USD (90,000 Colombian pesos)
- He/She possesses deep convictions about the truths of the Gospel and Christ is the center of his/her life and theology.
- He/She is motivated by the study of theology that is anchored in the Holy Scriptures.
- He/She demonstrates a vocation for training in the Scriptures and pastoral or outreach ministry.
- He/She evidences an awareness of society's spiritual need and possesses a desire to preach the gospel of Christ to them.
- He/She exhibits principle habits of reflection and study.
- He/She demonstrates an ability for analysis, interpretation, and synthesis.
- He/She shows an ability to pose questions and promote answers.
- He/She has has completed university/collegiate studies desires growth in educational processes from a Christian perspective.
- He/She promotes Christocentric education to seminarians and Christian leaders.
- He/She preaches the gospel of Christ in the face of the challenges presented by society.
- He/She maneuvers social changes based on Christian teaching that is anchored in Reformed theology.
- He/She is constantly growing in his/her disciplinary tasks.
- He/Shee carries out educational projects and proposes pedagogical and pastoral alternatives based on his/her role of a communicator and an advisor in the process of building knowledge.
- Biblical Area
- Systematic Area
- Historical Area
- Humanities Area
- Pastoral Area
The Faculty can homologate the courses corresponding to the five areas studied in Higher Education institutions or in other recognized theological institutions if the grades are equal or superior to the grade of 3.5 or its equivalent.
Structure of the Theological Emphasis
The structure is divided into five areas: Biblical, Systematic, Historical, Humanities, and Pastoral.
The logical presentation of the Holy Scriptures first offers that which concerns the Old Testament and the New Testament. It also includes biblical languages such as Hebrew and Greek.
Concerning Systematic Theology, the program covers Introductory Elements, Proper Theology, Bibliology, Anthropology, Soteriology, Christology, Pneumatology, Eschatology, and Ecclesiology.
The History of the Church is presented in the established periods: Patristic, Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Protestant and Contemporary Reformation, and History of the Church in Latin America.
The study of Humanities includes subjects such as: Worship and Liturgy, Sacred Music, Roman Catholicism, Philosophy of Christian Education, Philosophy, Spanish Grammar, Apologetics, and Christian Worldview.
The Pastoral segment provides a perceptive overview of the spiritual reality of humanity and then proceeds to an analytical vision of it. This portion of the program concludes with a schedule of the ecclesial work for which each student intends to be involved in contributing to the realization of the Church's mission in the world. This includes subjects such as Expository Preaching, Pastoral Theology, Counseling, Christian Ethics, Evangelism, and Missions.
Partial Evaluation: 20%
Reading Report: 20%
Final Exam: 25%
Final Work: 25%