Master of Divinity
The master of divinity degree (M.Div.) prepares students for full-time ministry and/or ministerial ordination or licensure. The program enables students to use their vision and vocation to make an impact in their congregations, their communities and the
world. The M.Div. program builds a strong foundation in: knowledge of the Bible; understanding of exegesis, hermeneutics and homiletics; theology; the history of the Christian church and denominations; Christian culture; spiritual and ethical formation;
pastoral care; and the philosophy and psychology of preaching. The program is designed to be completed in three years of full-time study.
With a Master of Divinity degree you will gain the tools you need to enter ministry professions – no matter what your particular calling.
Our graduates go on to a wide variety of professions and vocations, including:
- Ordained and lay ministry
- Higher education teaching and research
- Community development and advocacy
- Church administration
Each candidate in the M.Div. program is required to complete twenty-four courses for a total of seventy-eight (78) credit hours. For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view online catalog for the most current
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