MASTER OF DIVINITY
The Master of Divinity is a traditional three year program for men planning to enter formal ministry. This program is not open to women.
It requires the successful completion of a minimum of 144 quarter hours of course work.
To be admitted to the Master of Divinity program one must have a Bachelor’s degree in any field or its equivalent from a recognized institution of higher learning. Equivalency is understood as having satisfactorily completed 192 quarter/128 semester hours of college work with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Below is the general breakdown of course requirements for the Master of Divinity.
Please note that the courses for the Master of Divinity are currently under revision, and the student should expect some changes in the course requirements but not the total number of hours required.
OLD TESTAMENT STUDIES (18)
OT 501 Old Testament Introduction and Survey (3)
OT 510 The Pentateuch (3)
OT 511 The Historical Books (3)
OT 512 The Poetical Books (3)
OT 513 The Major Prophets (3)
OT 514 The Minor Prophets (3)
NEW TESTAMENT STUDIES (28)
NT 501 New Testament Introduction and Survey (3)
NT 510 The Synoptic Gospels (3)
NT 511 The Gospel of John (3)
NT 512 The Book of Acts (2)
NT 513 Pauline Epistles: Romans (3)
NT 514 Pauline Epistles: 1 Corinthians—Galatians (3)
NT 515 Pauline Epistles: Ephesians—Philemon (3)
NT 516 Hebrews (2)
NT 517 The General Epistles (3)
NT 518 The Book of Revelation (3)
BIBLICAL LANGUAGES (27)
GK 101G, 102G, 103G Elementary Greek I-III (9)
GK 201G, 202G, 203G Intermediate Greek I-III (9)
HEB 101G, 102G, 103G Elementary Hebrew I-III (9)
TH 501, 502, 503 Bible Doctrines I-III (9)
And 6 additional hours of Theology.
HIS 531 The History of Christianity I (3)
HIS 620 History of the Baptists (3)
And 6 additional hours of History
MINISTRY AND RELATED (15)
CE 101G Spiritual Life(3)
HOM 201G Homiletics I (3)
HER 301G Hermeneutics (3)
MIN 511 Pastoral Ministry I (3)
MIN 520 Pastoral Counseling (3)
Students can select any combination of courses from the Graduate School curriculum.
TOTAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 HRS.
"FOR CHRIST AND THE CHURCH"