Lenoir - Rhyne University

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

Master of Arts in Religion


PO Box 7227

3rd Floor

Hickory, NC 28601

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Religion

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Religion Degree (M.A.R.) is a two-year program (55 credit hours) that provides instruction in the broad range of theological disciplines. M.A.R. students choose between one of two possible tracks. In the Christian Ministry Track, students follow a structured curriculum that primarily prepares them for entry into various forms of professional ministry. In the Theological Studies Track, students craft a curriculum to fit their personal goals.


Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Sacred Theology.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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