Pastoral Theology

In LMU's Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology, candidates may choose one of two focuses: a Spiritual Direction Concentration or a Pastoral Leadership Concentration. Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Pastoral Theology program, students will know the basic contours of pastoral theology, critical approaches to Biblical theology and systematic theology, either theological ethics or historical theology, and theological method. Students will come to value the significance of ecclesial community for pastoral practice, an integrated formation of the person for pastoral ministry, and a pluralistic approach to pastoral ministry.