Programs


ACTS offers a variety of programs at different levels of education, please click the links below to find out more:

MASTER OF THEOLOGY (Th.M.)

The Master of Theology (Th.M.) program is particularly designed to encourage scholarly research for those who desire to add a scholarly dimension to their priestly or ministerial vocations, whether for furthering theological knowledge or in preparation for additional, doctoral work. Read more…

MASTER OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES (M.T.S.)

The Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) is a 36-unit graduate degree that may be completed in as little as one (1) year, but is designed for 15 months of full-time study (9 units per semester). This Orthodox Studies program provides in-depth foundational theological training for those in Church ministry, evangelism, theological education, missions, and apologetics. Upon completion of the M.T.S. degree, the student will have demonstrated knowledge in the Coptic Language, Church History, Liturgy, Scripture, Dogmatics, Apologetics, and Patristics. Read more…

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

The Graduate Certificate is a non-degree certificate program of study available for laity or clergy interested in learning more about the Orthodox faith in a formalized setting, but who are not ready to commit to the Master of Theological Studies degree program, or who may not yet qualify for admission into that program. These certificate programs are a personalized, short-term non-degree program that provides training for a specific church service to personal, spiritual, and theological enrichment. Read more…