school of Biblical Studies
Master of Divinity
This degree program provides more intense study of the biblical languages, systematic theology, and church history. Courses of study will also focus on contemporary issues related to world missions, evangelism, apologetics, and counseling. Practicums are offered to give the student hands-on experiences in their chosen area of study. Preaching and public speaking courses are offered to those desiring to pursue pulpit ministry.
Upon completion of this degree, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate the ability to properly interpret and apply biblical texts using sound hermeneutical principles and exegetical methods.
- Integrate learning from theological and other disciplines with the practice of ministry.
- Demonstrate an understanding of theology and ministry that engages people and families across generations.
- Utilize practical ministry skills in leadership, preaching, worship, teaching, caregiving, and administration.