This degree program is designed for the ministry professional who has a strong background in formal theology and wishes to pursue theological studies at a deeper level but with a particular praxis orientation rather than strictly a systemic or philosophical agenda. The degree provides for some flexibility in the selection of a range of courses in formal theological studies and is configured to assist those in education and ministry in the construction of a theological frame of reference for service to the faith community as teacher, pastor, and religious leader. The student is at liberty to select courses specifically relevant to his or her on theological agenda. Students may choose to complete part or all of their coursework for this degree program during the Oxford University Theology Summer School. For more information about this degree program option, please visit the Oxford and Rome Programs page on our website.