The Master of Arts in Theology will prepare you for vocational ministry in the local church.

This degree provides a foundation of knowledge and skills in the areas of classical theological studies and applied ministry. You will receive training in classical theological studies such as biblical exegesis, systematic theology, Baptist history and apologetics. You will also receive training in applied ministry courses such as a local church internship, preaching lab and cross-cultural ministries practicum.

The Master of Arts Degree Program is offered online, at our Cleveland campus and the Alpharetta Instructional Site.


  • Ministry Administration & Leadership
  • Preaching Lab
  • Sermon Preparation
  • Evangelism, Discipleship & Church Planting
  • Cross-Cultural Ministries Practicum
  • Biblical Counseling


  • Clergy
  • Missions
  • Religious Counseling
  • Religious Professor
  • Chaplain
  • Church Ministry
  • Non-profit work
  • Pastoral Care Coordinator
  • Christian Life Coordinator
  • Church Relations


Dr. Jason GraffagninoDean of The Balthasar Hubmaier School of Theology and Missions & Associate Professor of History and Theology
706-865-2134, ext. 3002

Hayden Fleming, Administrative Assistant
706-865-2134, ext. 6601