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Master of Divinity

Marriage & Family Counseling

This track equips those seeking the knowledge, sensitivity, and skills necessary to help people develop healthy relationships and strong families.

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 6 credits in either Hebrew or Greek, and 6 credits in Bible.
Choose: OT515 Hebrew Language and OT521 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis or NT545 Greek Language and NT677 Intermediate Greek or OT515 Hebrew Language and NT545 Greek Language (6)
Choose: Two Bible courses (English or Exegetical) - one Old Testament (3) and one New Testament (3)

Christian Theology
CT511 Christian Thought and Ethics (3)
CT543 Survey of Christian Theology I (3)
CT634 The Church and Its Mission (3)
Elective (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
PM521 Leadership and Administration (3)
PM625 Introduction to Preaching (3)
PM635 Church at Worship (3)
PM693 Mentored Ministry - Congregational (2)
PM694 Mentored Ministry - Missional (2)

Christian Counseling
CC525 Foundations for Marriage and Family Therapy (3)
CC612 Pastoral Counseling and Crisis Intervention (3)

Missions and Evangelism
ME511 Culture, Context, and Mission (3)
ME524 Evangelism and Discipleship (3)
Concentration
CC527 Theories of Marriage and Family Therapy I (3)
CC637 Family Therapy - Skills and Practice (3)
CC726 Marriage Therapy - Theory and Practice (3)
CC729 Abusive and Addictive Family Systems (3)

Electives
Choose one course from any division (3) **

Educational Ministries
GS410 Seminary Research Methods (0)

*if required by denomination in lieu of elective credits (6)
**Those taking 6 credits of denominational studies will have no elective credits, and take one of the Missions and Evangelism courses listed, ME511 or ME524.

Total Credits (90)


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