Master of Theological Studies

Master of Theological Studies

Palmer's MTS degree prepares women and men for careers in social work, publishing, public policy, and parachurch ministry. Students can choose concentrations in Christian Faith and Public Policy, Biblical Studies and Theology, Christian Counseling, and General Studies.

Some pursue this degree for vocational application in government, advocacy, and counseling, lay ministry within their own congregation, and personal enrichment. Others may pursue this degree to prepare for PhD studies. 


2 yrs 
Average completion time 

Concentrations Available


Classroom with online options 

Locations offered 
St. Davids, PA 

 Cost per Credit 
Financial aid available
Scholarship options available

Students may apply for the Sider Scholarship and receive 50 percent off tuition.