This flexible Master of Divinity program prepares you for ministry in a variety of contexts. It’s ideal if you are not following a predefined ordination track, or if you wish to pursue an MDiv but are not seeking ordination. It allows you to customize your curriculum to meet your vocational goals.
If you are seeking ordination from a denomination with rigorous curricular requirements, the MDiv in Church Leadership may be the better program for you.
This program may be a good fit for you if you plan to pursue:
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|Formation||2||Intro to Spiritual and Personal Formation
Organizational Leadership and Administration
|Religious Texts||4||Hebrew Bible 1: Orientation
Hebrew Bible 2: Contextualized Interpretation
New Testament 1: Epistles, Acts, and Revelation
New Testament 2: Four Gospels
|Theological Tradition||4||Religious and Theological Interpretation
History of Christian Theologies
History of Modern Theologies
|Cultural Contextualization||1||Choose one:
|Arts and Theology||1||Choose one:
|Social Transformation||1||Leadership and Strategies for Social Change|
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|Vocational Contextualization & Skills||8||Preaching and Your Public Voice
Three Practices of Ministry Electives
* Although not specifically required for degree completion, Interreligious Pastoral and Spiritual Care must be completed to be eligible for CPE registration.
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