Areas of Emphasis

At Fuller, an emphasis consists of a minimum of five elective courses grouped around a particular area of interest. By choosing an area of emphasis, you put yourself in a position to benefit from the rich interdisciplinary resources available in Fuller’s three schools of theology, intercultural studies, and psychology, where you will be taught by faculty doing research on topics relevant to your selected area. Studying in multiple schools can increase networking opportunities and may uncover new outlets for you to consider as you prepare for service.

Whether you’re called to cross-cultural missions, ministering through social justice outreach, or shepherding a local body of Christ followers, we invite you to engage the emphases that will guide the exploration of your interests and support your vocation.

Are Emphases Optional?

Watch the video to learn more.

Jeanelle Austin, Academic Advisor for the Schools of Theology and Intercultural Studies

Fuller Theological Seminary Masters Degree Areas of Emphases explained by Jeanelle Austin - Video
1Available as part of a primarily online MATM or MAICS
2Available as part of a primarily online MDiv, MATM, or MAICS
3Available at Fuller's Arizona, Bay Area, Colorado, Northwest, Orange County, Pasadena, and Sacramento campuses
4Available only at Fuller's Pasadena campus
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