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MTS Research & Writing Guide: Introducing Guide

This guide provides a library research and writing guide for MTS degree students at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary.


The Master of Theological Studies (MTS) is a two-year degree program specializing in a chosen area of research -- Old Testament, New Testament, history of Christianity, theology & ethics, liturgy, and religion, personality & culture. The MTS provides the background for preparation for the doctoral study of religion and requires students to write an MTS thesis after the coursework.

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