Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2012-2013
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Walsh University through the Master of Arts in Theology is committed to the development of personal growth and professional ministry through a program of learning and training that seeks to bridge the theory and practical application necessary for the formation of effective servant leaders within contemporary Christian communities. The program in theology seeks the continued development of the person, the formation of genuine Christian community, and the understanding of those relationships and structures necessary to respond effectively to contemporary pastoral needs.
The Master of Arts in theology program seeks to:
The goals of the program are:
To provide for the theological competencies necessary to articulate, in continuity with the Roman Catholic Church, an operational theology in service to the community.
To develop those personal competencies and gifts that will enable the student to integrate theological insight into the methods and techniques of practice within an ecclesial leadership role.
Program student learning outcomes are:
To demonstrate an understanding of fundamental theological concepts.
To demonstrate how the application of theological concepts can assist in understanding the experience
of human existence.
To understand the primacy of faith in relationship to praxis.
To integrate the understanding and application of the theological disciplines within a contemporary
To establish a professional identity with other colleagues in ecclesial roles.
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