Program Overview & Schedule

Program Description

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) curriculum includes 73 hours of study. Students who have already had training in Greek and Hebrew may receive advanced standing for up to 12 hours by successfully demonstrating competency. The M.Div. coursework equips the student with tools for graduate study and includes advanced studies in the Bible, studies in theology and church history, and training in practical ministry skills. The capstone event in the M.Div. degree program is a comprehensive examination in which the student demonstrates his or her ability to integrate graduate level biblical studies and ministry skills.

Curriculum Overview

  • Foundations (15 hours)
  • Biblical Studies (9 hours)
  • History-Theology Studies (12 hours)
  • Ministry Studies (12 hours)
  • Field Education (3 hours)
  • Comprehensive Examination (1 hour)
  • Elective Studies (21 hours)
  • Thesis (optional 6 hours in addition to other 73 hours)