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Master of Arts
Distributed Learning Program
 


Wartburg offers a distributed learning opportunity for students choosing to complete a Master of Arts degree. This option could appeal to those currently serving in a ministry setting or for those who, for a variety of reasons, may not be in a position to relocate to Dubuque. The distributed learning program normally takes three years.*

Year 1 (Distributed, 19 semester hours)
FALL TERM (September - January)
Fall Prolog Week (early September): 1 credit on campus (1 course)
September - December: 6 credits online (2 courses)
January Intensives: 3 credits on campus (3 courses)
SPRING TERM (February - June)
Spring Prolog Week (early February): 1 credit on campus (1 course)
February - May: 6 credits online (2 courses)
June Intensives: 3 credits on campus (2 courses)

Year 2 (Distributed, 20 semester hours)
FALL TERM (September - January)
Fall Prolog Week (early September): no requirement
September - December: 6 credits online (2 courses)
January: Cross Cultural Requirement (3 credits, on-campus or travel course)
SPRING TERM (February - May)
Spring Prolog Week (early February): no requirement
February - May: 5 credits online (3 courses)

Year 3 (Distributed, 19 semester hours)
FALL TERM (September - January)
Fall Prolog Week (early September): 1 credit on campus (1 course)
September - December: 6 credits online (2 courses, plus start of project)
January: 3 credits Independent Research for project
SPRING TERM (February - May)
Spring Prolog Week (early February): 1 credit on campus (1 course)
February - May: 6 credits online (2 courses)
SUMMER: at least 4 credits of project work to complete the major MA project and any additional hours of independent study to meet minimum of 56 hours. 
 
Total Number of Credits = 56 semester hours
 

*WTS is authorized to provide our distributed learning program in many states. As you discern participation in our distributed learning programs, please let us know so that we can use due diligence in acquiring authorization/licensure in your home state, if necessary.


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