M.Div. with Biblical Languages

A Snapshot:

  • 84 credit hours (approx. 3-4 years)
  • Available on campus and online
  • Focuses on preparing students for the demands of pastoral roles, with an emphasis on studying the Bible in its original languages

The MDiv Biblical Languages equips students with a comprehensive understanding of Scripture, a solid grounding in theology, and the key ministry skills necessary for successful ministry. Students will graduate from the program with the ability to interpret Scripture in Greek and Hebrew, contextualize the gospel, and serve their community.

The entire program can be completed online, allowing you to participate in the program from anywhere in the world.

Required Courses

The MDiv Biblical Languages contains 84 credits focused on developing biblical and theological understanding, equipping with biblical study tools, and training for practical ministry. Students are also given the chance to grow in related theological disciplines and ministry skills.

Biblical Studies30 credits
OT 516Old Testament History and Interpretation3
OT 620-623Old Testament Inductive Bible Study3
NT 512New Testament History and Interpretation3
NT 531Interpreting the Gospels3
OT 501Elementary Hebrew I3
OT 502Elementary Hebrew II3
NT 501New Testament Greek I3
NT 502New Testament Greek II3
OT 561 or NT 521Greek or Hebrew Reading and Syntax3
OT 731-34 or NT 535/642Greek or Hebrew Exegesis3
Theological Studies 18 credits
BT 501Biblical Theology3
HT 520History of Christian Thought 3
ST 604Christ, Revelation, God, and Humanity3
ST 605Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, and Last Things3
BT 610Biblical Basis of Christian Holiness3
ST 619Theology of John Wesley3
Philosophical Studies6 credits
PH 610Moral Theology and the Gospel3
AP 501Foundations of Apologetics3
Formational Studies9 credits
DS 505Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
DS 515Discipleship in the Home3
DS 520The Discipling Church3
Ministry Studies18 credits
PM 610Principles of Preaching3
PM 620Worship in the Church3
PM 630Preaching Practice3
PM 641Pastoral Counseling3
PM 700Theology and Practice of Pastoral Leadership3
General Electives3 credits

For detailed program information, please see the academic catalog.

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