Master of Divinity
The master of divinity degree prepares people for pastoral leadership, family ministry, youth work, pastoral care and counseling, church planting, Bible teaching, community development and cross-cultural ministry. It combines classroom and field-based learning to produce personal growth in biblical knowledge, theological understanding, community building and practical ministry experience. Students serve in a supervised ministry position for a minimum of four semesters. The electives provide opportunity for specialization. The M.Div. is the required degree for admission to doctor of ministry programs.
- Pastoral care and counseling
- Cross-cultural ministry and community outreach
- Senior pastor
- Missionary work (local and/or cross-cultural)
- Church planting
- Pursue advanced degrees such as the doctorate in ministry (D.Min.)
- Small class size allows for highly personal relationships with the faculty and other students.
- Emphasis on both academic study and practical ministry experience.
- Faculty have a wide range of published literature, both theological and practical.
- Faculty connect with their students and help shape them into who God wants them to be.
- Commitment to and desire for Christian ministry and service
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school (minimum 2.5 GPA)
- Application form and fee ($50)
- Bible knowledge requirement
- Personal profile statement
- Three references
- Writing example