Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) is the seminary’s flagship degree designed for preparing the student for a ministry of the Word. The MDiv curriculum is constructed and sequenced to develop within the student theological soundness along with appropriate affections for God, His people, and those without Christ. The Master of Divinity includes ninety-six hours of course work in the biblical languages, theology, biblical content, and pastoral ministry. Upon completion of the MDiv, the student will have the biblical, theological, and exegetical skills necessary for credible ministry to the body of Christ in the 21st century.

Students with a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an approved four-year college or university may enroll in the Master of Divinity degree program. A candidate for the MDiv must complete all course work with a minimum grade point average of 2.3 (C+). In addition, the MDiv candidate must meet all graduation requirements listed in the seminary catalog.

MDiv Curriculum

Christian Ministry & Communication   

Mission & Evangelism

Introduction to Biblical Counseling

Pastoral Theology

Principles of Preaching

Preaching Practicum

 

12 credit hours

 

Biblical Theology & Exegesis

Hermeneutics

Hermeneutical Systems

Old Testament Introduction

New Testament Introduction

Hebrew Grammar 1 & 2

Hebrew Exegetical Method 1 & 2

Greek Grammar 1 & 2

Greek Exegetical Method 1 & 2

 

 

 

 

36 credit hours

 

 

 

 

Historical and Systematic Theology

Early & Medieval Christianity

Reformation & Modern Christianity

Baptist History & Polity

Theological Method, God, & Scripture

Man, Sin, and the Holy Spirit

Christ & Salvation

Church & End Times

MDiv Seminar

 

 

24 credit hours

 

 

Concentration

Students select from one of the following concentrations.

Click here to read more about each concentration.

Bible Exposition

Pastoral Ministry

Theology

New Testament

Old Testament

 

15 credit hours

Electives

 

 

9 credit hours

 

Total
96 credit hours
Prerequisites
  1. Applicants must have completed a four-year undergraduate degree or its equivalent from an accredited school. Applicants from non-accredited schools will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  2. A minimum college cumulative grade point average of 2.4 (on a 4.0 scale). Applicants with a college cumulative grade point average below 2.4 (on a 4.0 scale) may be accepted on a probationary basis.
  3. Since the MDiv is considered the professional ministry degree which may culminate in ordination, enrollment is limited to qualified men.

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