Online Master of Divinity Degree Completion of 26 to 64 Credits

The Master of Divinity degree completion program is ideal for those with an uncompleted M.Div. degree. Individuals who may have dropped out of their M.Div. program, can now reach their goal. 

 

It is also ideal for those who have earned a relevant graduate degree (e.g. M.Min., M.R.E., M.A.R., M.A. in Biblical Studies, etc.)of not less than 30 credits, and who wish to up-grade to the Master of Divinity degree.

 

Total units required for the M.Div. is 88 - 94. Entrance requires not less than 30 previously earned acceptable credits.  Total credits required are not less than 26 and not more than 64. 

 

Courses replaced by transfer will be determined prior to admission, and based on acceptable relevant course/credit transfer.  Courses will be determined from the following Concentration categories, and selected from among regular courses in the standard M.Div. program.

 

The M.Div. Completion Program:

  • Is self-paced;
  • Not structured in semesters, quarters or terms;
  • Can be completed 100% off-campus;
  • Uses email and easy file transfers to send coursework;
  • Also integrates voluntary small group learning options;
  • Is designed to allow the student to begin at any time of the year.

Designed for: the more mature individual already serving in Christian ministry who is strongly interested in a deep and comprehensive program in Bible, Church History, New Testament Language, and Theology.


Ministry Training for:
Pastors
Biblical Counselors
Chaplains (other than U.S. military)

 

Program Curriculum:

Orientation MOR
Biblical Studies Courses (to be selected)
Pastoral Ministry Courses (to be selected)
Theology Courses (to be selected)
Elective Choice
Biblical Greek I GK-501*
Biblical Greek II GK-502*

or

Greek Word Studies for the Pastor GWS-1500**
Hebrew Word Studies for the Pastor HWS-1500**
Graduate Research and Writing GRW-500
Graduate Writing Project GWP-500

 

Required Minimums:  Not less than 26 units to be completed.  Must include 6 units of Biblical Greek (unless satisfied by transfer); or 6 units each of Greek and Hebrew non-language study tools; 10 units for research and writing and the master's writing projects; remaining units based on approved credit transfer.

 

*Biblical Greek requirements may be satisfied if taken as part of an approved undergraduate degree.

 

** Students may elect to take either Biblical Greek I & II (3 credits each for a total of 6 Biblical language credits), or take Greek Word Studies for the Pastor , and Hebrew Word Studies for the Pastor (6 credits each for a total of 12 non-language practical Biblical language study tools credits).

Course Descriptions

 

Orientation OR-MA

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.

 

Biblical Greek I GK-501
A totally redesigned online interactive course that walks the student through the fundamentals of Biblical Greek.  This course was developed especially for the adult learner with no background in Biblical Greek.

 

Biblical Greek II GK-502
Moving beyond the basics, this totally redesigned course focuses on the practical application of Biblical Greek as a tool for exegetical preaching and teaching.  The Bible preacher and teacher will especially appreciated the online interactive method which this course employs.

 

or

 

Greek Word Studies for the Pastor / GWS-1500
The purpose of this courses is to provide the Doctoral student an experiential technique for New Testament study based upon the original words of the scriptural text within the cultural setting of the various authors with realization that these words were chosen by the Holy Spirit to communicate the truth of God to the mind of man; thus each word has the stamp of God's authority and must be interpreted correctly. 

 

Hebrew Word Studies for the Pastor / HWS-1500
The purpose of this courses is to the Doctoral student an experiential technique for Old Testament study based upon the original words of the scriptural text within the cultural setting of the various authors with realization that these words were chosen by the Holy Spirit to communicate the truth of God to the mind of man; thus each word has the stamp of God's authority and must be interpreted correctly.

 

Graduate Research and Writing GRW-500

The purpose of this course is to provide the graduate student with an opportunity to examine the fundamentals of research and writing from a practical and professional perspective, as a foundational step in preparation for completing the graduate writing project.

 

Graduate Writing Project GWP-500
This is the final writing project for the master’s student.  While similar in many ways to a thesis, it is fundamentally different in that it is designed to be a “ministry” position paper written from a praxis position.  Students are prepared for this course by taking the Research and Writing course.

 

Elective courses can be selected from either:

Master's Level Courses or Speciality Courses

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