Who’s It For?
The Master of Theological Studies (MTS) equips you with biblical and theological knowledge for personal faith development, ministry, or vocational practices. The MTS offers flexible study options and affordable tuition while giving you critical tools for study and practice.
MTS students may study part-time or full-time, on campus or at a distance.
Whatever your stage of life, take advantage of the MTS’s rich features:
- Interaction with leading scholars within the Evangelical tradition
- Development stream specialization
- Tons of elective space (up to 9 classes out of 20)
- Online-only option
- Small class sizes (1:13 faculty-student ratio)
- Access to University of Toronto libraries & student services
- 300+ courses across campus in theology, biblical studies, history of Christianity, and pastoral ministry
- Affordable tuition
- Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree (any subject)
- Program length: 2+ years, depending on part-time/full-time status
- Courses: 9 core courses, 8-9 electives, and a summative project.
- Total credits: 20 credits (1 course = 1 credit). For the credit/course breakdown, see the program worksheet.
- Summative project (5 options available): 40-60 pages.
Program Course Requirements
Qualifying for Doctoral Study
Students who achieve an “A-” average and develop an academic focus with a thesis during their program may use the MTS to qualify for doctoral study in the Toronto School of Theology.
- Please use the MTS Program Worksheet to help you plan.
- For more information, ask our Admissions representatives for help.