M.Div. Curriculum


The Master of Divinity is a 78 credit degree. Click on each of the tracks below to see a breakdown of the course curriculum.

Pastoral Ministry Track

Biblical Studies:
OT531 Pentateuch and Joshua (3)
OT532 Historic and Poetic Books (3)
OT534 Prophets (3)
OT515 Hebrew Language (3) OR OT Bible course
NT511 Gospels and Acts (3)
NT512 Epistles (3)
NT612 Biblical Hermeneutics (3)
NT545 Greek Language (3) OR NT Bible course

Theological Studies:
CT543 Survey of Christian Theology (3)
CT676/PM676 God and Suffering (3)
CT632 Christ and Salvation in the Pluralist World (3)
CT634 The Church and its Mission (3)

Historical Studies:
CH511 Christian History and Practice I (3)
CH512 Christian History and Practice II (3)

Practical/Spiritual Formation Required:
PM515 Personal Foundations for Ministry (3)
SF511 Christian Spiritual Formation (3)
PM692 Vocational Formation (3)
SF531-534 Spiritual Formation Groups (3)

Practical Recommended:
PM625 Preaching I (3)
CC612 Pastoral Counseling and Crisis Intervention (3)
PM635 Church at Worship (3)
ME524 Evangelism and Discipleship (3)
ME511 Culture, Context, and Mission (3)

Practical Choice:
PM512 Leadership and Administration (3) or
PM522 Vision, Change and Conflict (3)

Electives:
2 courses from any discipline

Individualized Studies Track

Biblical Studies:
OT531 Pentateuch and Joshua (3)
OT532 Historic and Poetic Books (3)
OT534 Prophets (3)
OT515 Hebrew Language (3) OR OT Bible course
NT511 Gospels and Acts (3)
NT512 Epistles (3)
NT612 Biblical Hermeneutics (3)
NT545 Greek Language (3) OR NT Bible course

Theological Studies:
CT543 Survey of Christian Theology (3)
CT676/PM676 God and Suffering (3)
CT632 Christ and Salvation in the Pluralist World (3)
CT634 The Church and its Mission (3)

Historical Studies:
CH511 Christian History and Practice I (3)
CH512 Christian History and Practice II (3)

Practical/Spiritual Formation Required:
PM515 Personal Foundations for Ministry (3)
SF511 Christian Spiritual Formation (3)
PM692 Vocational Formation (3)
SF531-534 Spiritual Formation Groups (3)

Practical Choice:
18 credits in any practical discipline: leadership, spiritual formation, counseling, ministry, etc. (18)

Electives:
2 courses from any discipline (6)

M.Div. Curriculum


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