Master of Divinity

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Tuition: $4,302

The Master of Divinity Track is 60 Hours – Total Hours Required 180

No life/work/ministry credits will be accepted.   Transfer credits from approved theological institutions will be evaluated.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s Degree from an approved theological institution.
Core Curriculum if required – Click here for details
Hours required over the track are made up of  prerequisites and electives.

Purpose:

1. Enhances the ability to understand and make use of the basic documents of faith, i.e., Scripture, creeds and traditions of the church.
2. Enhances the ability to think theologically through familiarity with methods and content of Christian thought.
3. Enhances the ability to communicate clearly through preaching, teaching, and writing. It provides leadership and counsel in the service of the church.
4. Enhances the ability to understand in theological terms, the sociological, ideological, and political aspects of the cultures in which the church ministers.
5. Enhances the ability to practice ministry in an appropriate style.

Required Track Courses:

TH-5164 – Integrative Theology I

TH-5164 – Integrative Theology II

TH-5174 – Integrative Theology III
These three courses cover an in-depth study of Integrative Theology will help Christians establish a solid, biblical foundation for their faith; learn to defend what they believe without contradiction and in the face of conflicting opinions; and practically apply their convictions to spiritual growth, service and communicating the gospel to others.
One book is required for the three courses.

MIN-5204 – Exegeting The New Testament
This course provides step-by-step analysis of exegeting the New Testament for study or sermon preparation. Devised for those with minimal Greek. It reflects the introduction of many new secondary materials, computer-aided research and rhetorical criticism’s presence in exegetical materials.

MIN-5224 – Conflict Management II
Conflict arises in all levels of the church. Pastors, associate pastors, deacons, elders and church members have different opinions. The pastor is often appointed by default as the mediator.

MIN-52114 – Old Testament Revisited
This course will give the student a comprehensive understanding of the Old Testament as a whole. It will provide the student with the highlights of the entire scope of the thirty-nine books of the Old Testament, including pivotal events, important dates, significant geographical locations and key characters.

MIN-3213-4 – Social Ministry
The text of this course is biblically rooted, historically informed, theologically thorough, and eminently practical. It deals with contemporary social issues using Christian ministry.

CC-5324 – Counseling Ethics
A training for counseling students in which in-depth individual topics including ethical and legal considerations are researched. The course will sensitize the student to the necessary relationship between counseling practice and his/her own assumptions.

CC-53104 – Marriage Counseling
An essential reference for counselors, therapists and pastors, this course offers a comprehensive manual for assisting couples over common rough spots and through serious problems in a manner that is compassionate and effective yet in a brief amount of time. This course features Freedom Practical Application Project testing.

ED-5434 – Church Administration II
An essential reference for counselors, therapists and pastors, this course offers a comprehensive manual for assisting couples over common rough spots and through serious problems in a manner that is compassionate and effective yet in a brief amount of time. This course features Freedom Practical Application Project testing.

ED-5474 – Communication Techniques
Revitalizes teachers and Bible study leaders with effective communication techniques. Offers plans for gaining high performance form low achievers. Shows the teacher techniques that causes students to remember three times more than normal.

ED-54104 – Basics in Christian Education
The title, Basics of Christian Education, may give the connotations of a introductory course, but as the student progresses through the course an enormous amount of valuable information surfaces.

DIV-5504 – Thesis Phase I

DIV-5514 – Thesis Phase II

DIV-5524 – Thesis Phase III

Refer to the Master’s thesis guidelines by clicking here.