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Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity degree (MDiv) prepares students for ordained ministry. This course of study is both academic and professional, covering the fields of Biblical Studies, Church History, Theology, and Pastoral Care. Traditionally this degree is completed as a full-time residential student, taking three years to complete. Students unable to relocate as full-time students may take up to two-thirds of their MDiv credits online. Two consecutive residential semesters at the Ambridge campus are required for the remaining credits.

The MDiv program is 90 credits in the following disciplines:

Biblical Interpretation and Languages (15 credits):

  • BI500 Biblical Interpretation (Offered through Trinity School for Ministry)
  • BL631 Hebrew I (Offered through TSM)
  • BL632 Hebrew II (Offered through TSM)
  • BL651 Greek I (Offered through TSM)
  • BL652 Greek II (Offered through TSM)

Biblical Studies (15 credits):

  • OT500 Introduction to Old Testament (Offered through TSM)
  • NT500 Introduction to New Testament (Offered through TSM)
  • OT6xx Old Testament Elective (Offered through TSM)
  • NT6xx New Testament Elective (Offered through TSM)
  • OT700 or NT700 Hebrew Exegesis or Greek Exegesis (Offered through TSM)

Church History (12 credits):

Systematic Theology (15 credits):

Mission (6 credits):

  • ME500 Introduction to World Mission (Offered through TSM)
  • ME600 Mission & Evangelism: Church Planting (Offered through TSM)

Pastoral Theology (21 credits):

Electives (6 credits):

  • Elective
  • Elective

Other Requirements:

  • All MDiv students are required to complete a Field Education experience and a Cross-Cultural Mission Discipleship trip.