Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies (Online)

About the Theology Online Degree

Those wanting to explore the depth of the Christian theological tradition will enjoy the online Theological Studies degree major or minor in the Department of Theology. Building on the core elements of biblical and theological knowledge, the online theology degree program emphasizes the depth and breadth of Christian theology historically and in the contemporary world. In learning how other Christians have responded to their own cultural issues, those with the online theology degree will be well prepared to continue in the tradition of theologically robust engagement with the world.

The theology online degree is especially appropriate for those wanting to serve the body of Christ in a teaching and preaching role as a minister in a church, a missionary, someone in parachurch ministry, or whatever setting God calls you.

View the theology online Degree Completion Plan.

Admission Requirements for the Online Theology Degree

Students in the online theology degree program are required to submit transcripts showing they achieved a high school general or advanced diploma or a GED with passing scores. (Waived if student has 32 credit hours or more of transfer credit)

Theology online degree students must submit all college transcripts from any previously attended institutions. Official transcripts should be sent directly from the college or university that awarded the bachelor’s degree to be considered official. Transcripts from any additional coursework since that time should also be submitted, including postbaccalaureate or graduate-level transcripts.

You may be accepted with unofficial transcripts by emailing copies to; however, you must submit the official transcripts in a sealed envelope from the school or through an approved electronic service by your second semester.

Mailing address:
Houston Christian University
Attention: Online Admissions Verification
7502 Fondren Road
Houston, TX 77074-3298

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Houston Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.