Master of Divinity (M.Div.) - Non-Biblical languages

This program is not accepting new students effective January 2011.

The objectives of the Master of Divinity program is to produce students able to:

    • To produce students competent in their knowledge of the Scriptures and Christian doctrine
    • To equip students with professional ministry skills for the service of the church and community
    • To encourage students to develop a theology of ministry that validates and supports ministry skills
    • To enable students to learn in a setting that values real-life experience by providing convenient and efficient class scheduling
    • To facilitate the development of the student's personal spiritual character
    • Ultimately, to produce students who are successful in the ministry of Jesus Christ

The Master of Divinity without biblical languages is a terminal degree.  This degree is for those who are interested in a degree that will prepare them for the pastorate, but are not able to take the biblical languages (Hebrew and Greek).  This program of study is a foundational degree for those interested in the pastorate, associated ministries in the church, missionary services, evangelistic work, chaplaincy, and other ministry positions.  It consists of ninety credit hours of specific and independent studies.  Pre-requisite:  A bachelor's degree from an approved institution.

Breakdown of core curriculum...
ClassClass DescriptionCredits
THE511New Testament Theology3 Credits
THE512A Biblical Theology of the Old Testament3 Credits
THE561Systematic Theology I3 Credits
THE562Systematic Theology II3 Credits
THE563Systematic Theology III3 Credits
THE571Christian Apologetics3 Credits
THE612Christian Ethics3 Credits
THE661Biblical Hermeneutics3 Credits
HIS502Church History I3 Credits
HIS503Church History II3 Credits
MIN501Homiletics: Moves & Structures3 Credits
NTS523Pastoral Epistles/NTS 524 Epistles3 Credits
OTS511Pentateuch I3 Credits
OTS512Pentateuch II3 Credits
CED612Writing Research Papers Across the Curriculum3 Credits
  New Testament Electives12 Credits
  Old Testament Electives15 Credits
  General Electives12 Credits
  Thesis6 Credits
  Total: 90 Credits