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Master of Divinity

Pastoral Ministry

This track offers foundational preparation for those who plan to serve the church as pastors or chaplains.

Old Testament
OT531 Pentateuch and Joshua (3)
OT532 Historical and Poetic Books (3)

New Testament
NT511 Gospels and Acts (3)
NT512 Epistles (3)
NT612 Biblical Hermeneutics (3)

Students are required to take 9 credits in Hebrew or Greek, and 3 credits in Bible.
Choose: OT515 Hebrew Language, OT521 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis, and NT545 Greek Language or NT545 Greek Language, NT677 Intermediate Greek, and OT515 Hebrew Language (9)
Choose: One Bible course (English or Exegetical) from either the Old or New Testament (3)

Christian Theology
CT511 Christian Thought and Ethics (3)
CT543 Survery of Christian Theology I (3)
CT634 The Church and Its Mission (3)
Electives (6)

Church History
CH511 Church History I (3)
CH512 Church History II (3)

Denominational Studies
Denominational Studies I *
Denominational Studies II *

Spiritual Formation
SF511 Spiritual Formation in Ministry (3)

Pastoral Ministry
PM515 Personal Foundations for Ministry (3)
PM521 Leadership and Administration (3)
PM522 Vision, Change, and Conflict (3)
PM625 Introduction to Preaching (3)
PM626 Preaching in the Church (3)
PM635 Church at Worship (3)
PM693 Mentored Ministry - Congregational (2)
PM694 Mentored Ministry - Missional (2)

Christian Counseling
CC612 Pastoral Counseling and Crisis Intervention (3)

Missions and Evangelism
ME511 Culture, Context, and Mission (3)
ME524 Evangelism and Discipleship (3)

Electives
Choose three courses from any division(s) (9)**

Educational Ministries
GS410 General Seminary Methods (0)

*if required by denomination in lieu of elective credits (6)
**those taking 6 credits of denominational studies will have only 3 elective credits

Total Credits (90)


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Master of Divinity Program

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