Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Degree
Tuition Ranked Top Ten Most Affordable
90 Credit Hours – 3 Years (avg.)
Upon completion of the Master of Divinity program, the graduate should be able to:
- Develop a mastery of the Scriptures and Christian doctrine and apply this knowledge to ministries in the U.S. and abroad;
- Apply professional ministry skills, counseling techniques, and effective leadership to one’s specific concentration of study;
- Defend the church’s worldwide mission of gospel proclamation, discipleship, and social change; and
- Formulate ministerial strategies and apply them to a practical research project/thesis.
Benefits of the Online Masters of Divinity Degree
By earning your graduate degree online from an accredited, nonprofit university, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field. Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs is ranked Top Ten in the country, with no out of state tuition. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, SFBC has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. The Master of Divinity is the basic professional degree for the ministry. It is an advanced program integrating the fields of biblical literature, theological/historical studies, and the practices of ministry. It prepares persons for effective ministry as pastors, church associates, evangelists, chaplains, and a broad variety of ministries. It consists of ninety credit hours of specific and independent studies. No GRE is required.