SST Courses


Extension courses

These courses are delivered in-person, either on evenings or multi-day seminars. Along with face-to-face class meetings, students in these courses complete online assignments and meet with discussion groups to engage in multiple avenues of deep learning.

  • M-HT3300 Intro to Apologetics

  • M-BS2400 Intro to Hermeneutics

  • M-HT3400 Christian Ethics

  • M-MS7001 Missiology

  • M-CE8301 Biblical Church Leadership

  • M-HT3200 Theology I

  • M-HT3201 Theology II



$250/credit hour

Online Courses

These courses are delivered through the online format. Thus, students in these courses can benefit from the convenience of online education while also remaining connected to their peers.

M-MN5468 Leadership Practicum
M-MN5060 Church Evangelism & Discipleship Practicum
M-BS2210 Old Testament Survey I
M-BS2211 Old Testament Survey II
M-BS2310 New Testament Survey I
M-BS2311 New Testament Survey II
M-HT3100 History of Christianity I
M-HT3101 History of Christianity II


Credit: $350/credit hour (updated Feb. 2019; please check for the most current tuition rates)

WHere do i start?

SST courses are offered on a two-year rotating basis. Students may start at any time and if they take every class along the way, they can earn their MTS degree in two years.

If you are interested in being a part of SST, the first step is to gain admission to MBTS ( and to let our team know about your interest in jumping in. Once accepted, students will be directed on how to be enrolled in the particular courses here at the Ames extension site.