Course - Post Graduate
Master of Theology

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Eligibility: B.D. or M.Div. from a recognized body/University or its equivalent deemed fit by the Academic Committee. Ministerial experience is an advantage for admission.

About the program

The Master’s in Theology (MTh) is a full-time program conducted by a team of faculty members from theological and secular departments, facilitated by MLCU’s multi-disciplinary environment. These scholars understand the contemporary challenges of ministry and mission experienced by the Church and society in the twenty-first century. Field experiences, internships and research are distinctive components of this program. The four specializations are:

Disciplines offered:

  • Christian Counselling,
  • Christian Education,
  • Christian Missions,
  • Communication and Media Studies.

Course of Study

In the pursuit of being intellectually challenging and practically significant programs, the course of study focuses on both conceptual and procedural knowledge through various learning methods and environments, such as lectures, reading assignments, seminars and presentation, field exposure, placement and internship, field training, projects, and workshops. Students are to engage in critical reflection and action throughout their theological formation for the purpose of knowing and experiencing the realities and possible ways of meaningful, effective and productive engagement.

Career Prospects:

  • Teach in Theological colleges/seminaries
  • Counselors in the Local church or Christian Organization
  • Leadership in the Local church
  • Leadership in Christian organizations
  • Work in NGOs

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Mission Statement

To contribute to the sustainable development of Meghalaya and Northeast India, by providing knowledge, skills and values that will enable our students to become global citizens while upholding gender, ethnic and religious equity for all, conserving its bio-cultural heritage, and  by recognizing its Christian legacy and commitment .

Student's Pledge

We the incoming/outgoing students of the Martin Luther Christian University vow to always uphold the principles of Honesty, Sustainability, Tolerance and Respect, Quality, Perseverance, Humility, Teamwork, Leadership, Accountability and Recognition as upheld to us in the University. This pledge we make freely, fully understanding that these values will make us good humans and role models.

Contact Details

Martin Luther Christian University
Dongktieh, Block -1,
Nongrah, Shillong 793006
Ph: 0364-2535467/6009602012

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Registrar: 9862035368
Deputy Registrar: 9862853164
Dean, Academics: 9615137874
Dean, Research: 8974599017