According to the SR Education Group’s 2019 Most Affordable College list, Truett McConnell University (TMU) ranks as the sixth most affordable Master’s in Theology Online program. The list of 25 featured affordable online master’s degree programs in theology are all under $14,000 per year. TMU’s tuition for the program listed at $5,850.

“It is an honor knowing that our university ranks as one of the least expensive institutions in America to earn a degree that allows graduates to fulfill their call as a pastor, missionary, or evangelist,” said TMU President, Dr. Emir Caner.

“Besides watching our students fulfill the Great Commission, nothing thrills my soul more than knowing they can receive a world class education without the cumbersome debt that usually accompanies such a degree,” Caner added.

To be considered for the subject rankings, the SR Education chose schools regionally accredited and that offer at least one fully online degree in a given subject for the degree level of the list. Program data included available degrees, tuition rates, and details about program coursework collected from official school websites, reflecting data for the 2018-2019 school year.

The online program as a whole was ranked among the 25 Best Online Colleges in Georgia by and in Best Online Colleges in Georgia by Best Value Schools, both in 2018.

The Master of Arts in Theology degree at TMU provides a foundation of knowledge and skills in the areas of classical theological studies and applied ministry. Courses include: Theology, Hermeneutics, Evangelism, Discipleship, Church Planting, Biblical Exposition, Apologetics, and Ministry Administration & Leadership, to name a few. Prospective students will focus on a concentration in Local Church Ministry with the ability to pursue the advanced track option.

“Here at Truett McConnell,” added Caner, “it is our desire to raise up a generation who will fulfill God’s call without carrying the usual weight of student loans and debt.”

A complete list of best college rankings is available online at For more information on the online TMU’s online or on-campus theology program, visit


Jenny Gregory is the Content Manager for Truett McConnell University.

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