Get ready for a career in ministry through extensive training in the discipleship of families and small groups.
Through the Master of Divinity (M.Div.): Discipleship Ministries degree, you’ll get the core values, knowledge, and skills you need to serve in professional Christian ministry effectively. This degree will prepare you through in-depth study of biblical leadership principles and strategies as well as intensive study of the Scriptures and essential truths of the Christian faith.
Through the Discipleship Ministries cognate, your training is further enhanced through our strategic perspective on effective Christian ministry. Learn how to facilitate growth and meet challenges that face large and diverse congregations. You will also have opportunities to:
Develop a global Great Commission perspective which demonstrates the proclamation and application of the Gospel and disciple-making process
Examine major critical issues in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible from a conservative evangelical perspective while exhibiting knowledge of the literature appropriate to the field of Biblical Studies
Examine theological positions on key doctrinal questions and issues in Christian thought
The program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. The Rawlings School of Divinity offers over 20 different M.Div. concentrations to choose from. The M.Div. is the basis for most School of Divinity doctoral programs.
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75 total credit hours
Find M.Div. in Discipleship Ministries admissions requirements, transfer information, and accreditation on the Residential Admissions site.