Master of Theology (M.Th)
Leaders are important for the Church to achieve its redemptive potential. The M. Th degree program seeks to achieve this objective by equipping men and women for leadership positions in the Church and Christian Organizations. The program would help theologically qualified students to further expand their theological knowledge, develop a reasoning mindset and practice leadership. Courses will be offered in the New Testament discipline. Students would be required to learn and demonstrate research skills by writing a thesis in a specific field of specialization.
The M. Th program is a 2 year program (1 year residential, module format) and requires 44 credits for completion.
Please see the M. Th Degree Program Sheet for more detailed information. To apply, please complete the Online Application Steps or you can download the M.Th_Admissions_Application and submit along with the required academic records.
Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
The Master of Divinity is designed to enable the students to develop analytical, exegetical and dialectical methodologies. It provides impetus and explores new avenues in theological scholarship. The entire course intends to help students’ perceive the importance of drawing relevance to their existing and social milieu.
The M.Div program is 3 years in duration for secular college graduates from any recognized University and 2 years for B.Th graduates with at least a 2nd Class or B average. The three year program consists of a minimum of 90 credits of study.
Bachelor of Theology (B.Th)
The Bachelor of Theology program is designed to equip students for Christian ministry and lay leadership with spiritual discipline and knowledge. The program seeks to provide a thorough understanding of the life and teaching of Jesus Christ as presented in the Gospels. The development of the Church among the Gentiles is a special emphasis. The course includes the study of the Bible, Christian Theology, Church History, World Religions & Philosophy, Missions., Pastoral, communication, etc.
This is a three- year course consisting of minimum of 108 to 120 credit units. To apply, please complete the Online Application Steps or you can download the Application for B.Th and M.Div and submit along with the required academic records.
Bachelor of Ministry (B.Min)
The Bachelor of ministry is designed to equip candidates for Christian ministry with spiritual discipline and knowledge. This is a three years Evening Bible Training Program consisting of 30 subjects (90 Credits). This program is for pastors and lay leaders who desire a systematic study of the Bible and Theology, offered with ministerial focus. The disciplines of devotion and prayer are encouraged and maintained throughout the program.
Diploma in Theology (Dip.Th)
The Diploma in Theology program is a two year evening Bible Training program for pastors, lay leaders who desire to know the systematic study of Bible and Theology.
2 years course English program offered twice a week in the evenings.
Certificate in Theology (C.Th)
The Certificate in Theology program is a two year evening Bible training program for pastors and lay leaders who desire a systematic study of Bible and theology, offered with strong ministerial focus.
2 years course Tamil and Kanada program offered in the evenings.
The Bachelor of Theology (B. Th) and Master of Divinity (M.Div) programs offered at NLC are accredited by Asia Theological Association (ATA). The Bachelor of Ministry (B.Min) and Diploma in Theology (Dip. Th) are accredited by the National Association for Theological Accreditation (NATA).