Academic Programs

Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MATS)

Program Overview


The Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MATS) program at Trinity Theological Seminary is designed to equip students with the highest calibre of professional ministry skills rooted in compassionate care, a commitment to human dignity, and a comprehensive understanding of theological principles. This program prepares graduates to serve effectively in diverse ministry contexts with competence, integrity, and a lifelong commitment to learning and growth.


General Objectives


Upon completion of the MATS program, graduates are expected to:


·      Demonstrate holistic development and integrity to provide competent and compassionate ministry.

·      Develop critical thinking skills and the ability to engage in competent and compassionate ministry practices.

·      Minister professionally within the church and other ministry settings.

·      Value human dignity and treat each individual as a unique person deserving of respect and care.

·      Cultivate a lifelong learning attitude and commitment to social and academic progress.


Students Admission


The admission criteria for the MATS program adhere to the standards set by the National Council for Tertiary Education and the National Accreditation Board, as approved by Trinity Theological Seminary's Academic Board. The minimum academic requirements for admission are as follows:


Candidates must hold a first degree or higher in theological/religious studies from a recognized accredited tertiary institution.

The basic qualification should be a degree (or option) in theological/religious studies.

Applicants with accredited University/Tertiary Diplomas must have a Final Grade Point Average (FGPA) of at least 3.25 on a 4.00 scale.




If you are passionate about deepening your theological knowledge, enhancing your ministry skills, and serving others with compassion and integrity, we invite you to apply to the Master of Arts in Theological Studies program at Trinity Theological Seminary.


For a complete overview of degree requirements, please see the course catalogue.