M.A. in Applied Apologetics FAQs

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M.A. Applied Apologetics FAQs

If you are interested in pursuing a M.A. in Applied Apologetics, find answers to commonly asked questions below.

Is the Master of Arts in Applied Apologetics program accredited?

All of Colorado Christian University's programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Visit our Accreditation site for details.

How many credit hours is the M.A. in Applied Apologetics program and how long does it take to complete?

The program is 39 credit hours and can be completed in as little as 17 months with full-time study, or take up to four years to complete. See the M.A. in Applied Apologetics Curriculum page for additional information.

What can I do with a M.A. in Applied Apologetics?

The Master of Arts in Applied Apologetics provides a broad base of knowledge that prepares students for vocational ministry or more advanced theological or philosophical study at the graduate or doctoral level. Students focus on the intellectual and societal issues that people in ministry face, as opposed to the procedural issues that are the focus of most master of divinity degrees. The program is particularly beneficial for associate pastors and lay leaders who support procedural-minded senior pastors. The M.A. in Applied Apologetics provides students with an understanding of shepherding and communication.

How much does the program cost?

View current tuition and fees for the M.A. in Applied Apologetics program.

Is financial aid available?

See our Financial Aid site for detailed information about financial aid and payment options for graduate students. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You are also encouraged to check with your employer about additional tuition benefits that may be available through your company.

How does the online format work?

The master's in Apologetics classes blend the latest eLearning technology with the latest educational theory and practice. Students attend classes online, do research using the Internet, exchange emails, and participate in online discussions. Even assignments and tests are submitted online. Weekly assignments are required, but the course design generally allows participants to complete coursework at the times and places that work best for them before scheduled deadlines.

Do Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg teach any of the classes?

Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg have been integrally involved in crafting the vision and curriculum for the Strobel Center academic programs. Just about every course in both programs has their stamp on it, including video content and textbooks authored by them. However, neither Lee nor Mark will teach any of the courses.

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