The online associate of divinity degree is been designed for the mature student. The 62 credit A.Div. is primarily a degree completion program with a core curriculum of 32 credits. The other 32 credits may be awared from a combination of previous college-level, technical school, military training, business or Advanced Standing placement.
If you have one year or less of previously earned college credits (even if they are in a secular discipline), you are probably only a year away from earning your first degree in Christian Ministry. This may be the opportunity you have been hoping to fine.
The Associate of Divinity
Program Curriculum (see course descriptions below):
Students without previous credits may take additional courses or enoll in the Diploma of Divinity program.
The purpose of this course is to help ensure that the student will begin his or her study program at Master’s with the basic information needed to move successfully toward graduation. For this reason, this course is mandatory of all new students.
Introduction to Biblical Research & Writing RW-201
The purpose of this course is to present the student with an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to do research and writing at the entry (Associate level) college level in a Biblical context.
Evidences for Biblical Inspiration BI-201
This course provides the student with an opportunity to examine the internal evidences for the validity of the Bible as its own source of confirmation of Divine inspiration, and challenges the student to analyze these internal evidences critically and competently.
Fundamentals of Spiritual Warfare SW-201
This course will introduce and expose the student to a genuinely biblical study of spiritual warfare within the context of the Christian life so that they acquire a basic and introductory knowledge regarding the nature of spiritual warfare.
Old Testament Survey OT-201
To give the student a topical understanding of the Old Testament; to provide a general understanding of the purpose and theme of each of those books.
Introduction to Major Prophets MP-201
This is an introductory course that exposes the student to the general content, meaning and purpose of the Old Testament Books classified as the Major Prophets.
New Testament Survey NT-201
The purpose of this course is to broaden the student’s knowledge of the New Testament as a whole; to consider the purpose and theme of each New Testament, and examine the various interpretive options in New Testament studies.
Introduction to Romans RM-201
To introduce the student to the theological themes of the book of Romans; to relate those teachings to rest of Paul’s writings and the overall context of Scripture; to examine the teachings of the book in light of the student’s own doctrinal background.
Introduction to New Testament Theology NTh-201
The purpose of this course is to expose the student to the study of New Testament theology, and to enable the student to understand basic issues related to New Testament theology.
Understanding Biblical Creation BC-201
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to well respected and peer-reviewed research and writing related to biblical creation as a reasonable and viable foundation for human origins.
Introduction to General Epistles GE-201
This is an introductory course that exposes the student to the general content, meaning and purpose of the New Testament Books classified as General Epistles.
Elective courses may be selected from
UNIVERSITY of Divinity
Indiana Administrative Offices
520 Kimber Lane
Evansville, IN 47716-5009
Postal Mailing Address
PO Box 5009
Evansville, IN 47716-5009
and Event Center
5995 N Wickham Rd
Melbourne, FL 32940
Toll Free: 1-800-933-1445
In the United Kingdom