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Program Emphases

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MA or MDiv Degree Emphases

An emphasis is listed on a student's final transcript and diploma.

Each degree has two optional emphases:Graduates


Other emphases may be added in the future.




In addition to an optional emphasis, all MA degrees have an Area of Concentration.

For more information about different degree emphases, refer to the Bethany Catalog, or contact:

Steven SchweitzerSteven Schweitzer, Academic Dean and Professor   765-983-1815


  Russell HaitchRussell Haitch, Professor of Christian Education, and
     Director of the Institute for Ministry with Youth and Young Adults        765-983-1827


  Scott HollandScott Holland, Professor of Peace Studies and Cross-Cultural Studies        765-983-1814

Kristy Shellenberger
(MA Connections)

KristyAs I enter my first year of study in the MA Connections program at Bethany, I find myself drawn to these two sets of words by Brian McLaren and Frederick Buechner. Being a woman who finds "deep gladness" in the combination of searching, struggling, and "questing" around the subject of the divine, I have found a home at Bethany: a home that provides the space and the people, the encouragement and the instruction