EMPOWERING FAITHFUL CHRISTIAN LEADERS

for every generation, for every culture, for every community.

The Master of Divinity program is designed with the conviction that preparation for ministry is most effective when located in the local church. As a student, you remain rooted in your primary community, continuing to grow and learn in your place of life and ministry. Your studies and ministry complement each other as you continue to life out God’s call on your life and vocation.

PROGRAM GOALS

Through this program you will be able to:

Acquire skills for proclaiming God’s work in the world through the teaching of Scripture, participating in that work, and calling others to discipleship that participates in that work

Develop nurturing practices for a life of prayer, celebration, and service

Practice cultural engagement, ethical reflection, and passionate witness to the Gospel in word and deed

Develop a life and ministry of hospitality, truthfulness, kindness, compassion, forgiveness, reconciliation, thanksgiving and generosity

CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS

CREDIT HOURS

FOUNDATIONS

15

  • Interdisciplinary Cornerstone Module
  • Bible Foundation

DIRECTION

12

  • Faith & Life: Church
  • Pastoral Life: Calling, Identity & Ethics
  • The Gospel in a Multicultural World
  • Interpersonal Skills & Conflict Resolutions

SPECIALIZATION OR FREE ELECTIVES

12

FOCUS

24

A combination of eight courses (with a minimum of one) from each of the following categories:

  • Proclamation
  • Evangelism & Mission
  • Pastoral Care
  • Leadership & Administration

SYNTHESIS

9

  • Capstone Module: Practicum, Project & Mentorship

NON-CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation, Retreat, Small Groups, Spiritual Disciplines, Cultural Immersion

TOTAL

 72

ACCESSIBLE  .  TRANSFORMATIONAL  .  PRACTICAL