MA: Apologetics – Philosophical Apologetics

HBU Online Learning Program


About the Degree

The mission of the Master of Arts in Apologetics (MAA) program is to develop students who are capable of serving their community and the Church successfully in a variety of vocations, including academic, parachurch, and ecclesiastical professions. The Master of Arts in Apologetics degree is intended to provide students with interdisciplinary training in apologetics so that they understand and engage with contemporary worldviews and culture in order to transform the world for Christ, as academics, as apologists, and as followers of Christ.

This degree takes the classical propositional apologetics approach, and goes in-depth into the philosophical issues of apologetics. HBU’s MA in Apologetics with a focus on Philosophical Apologetics is set apart from other apologetics programs by its interdisciplinary nature and its engagement with culture, the arts, and humanities.

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Admission Requirements

Students must provide official transcripts, a personal statement, and a current resume/CV with references.

Transcripts should be sent from the college or university that awarded your bachelor’s degree to The Graduate School. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted. *If your degree-conferred transcript contains fewer than 100 hours of your undergraduate coursework, you will be required to submit all undergraduate transcripts. Any post-baccalaureate or graduate level transcripts will also be required.

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