Jack D. Terry School of Educational Ministries
Master of Divinity
Preparing students for Christian ministry
Comprehensive preparation to lead, teach, disciple, and counsel in a broad range of Christian ministry opportunities.
- 85 hours
- MDiv available fully online
- Includes biblical languages
- Preparation for church and mission service
The MDiv in the Jack D. Terry School of Educational Ministries provides comprehensive preparation for students to lead, teach, disciple, and counsel in a broad range of Christian ministry opportunities, especially in local churches.
Students receive training in classical theological disciplines such as Old Testament, New Testament, church history, systematic theology, and biblical languages, as well as applied disciplines such as Christian leadership, preaching, evangelism, discipleship, worship, missions, Bible teaching, and counseling. In addition, students may use elective hours to pursue concentrations from the Terry School of Educational Ministries in accordance with their ministry goals and academic interests.
Meet Your Faculty
"In every class, we invite students to base their leadership upon solid biblical and theological footing, understanding the beauty of shared leadership in the local church."
- Shane Parker, affiliate professor of leadership and educational ministries
|COURSE TITLE||COURSE NUMBER||HOURS|
|Biblical Hermeneutics||BIBST 3203||3|
|Old Testament I*||OLDTS 3313||3|
|Old Testament II*||OLDTS 3323||3|
|New Testament I*||NEWTS 3313||3|
|New Testament II*||NEWTS 3323||3|
|Biblical Greek I||GREEK 3313||3|
|Biblical Hebrew I||HEBRW 4313||3|
|Biblical Greek II or Biblical Hebrew II||GREEK 3323 or HEBREW 4323||3|
|Systematic Theology I||SYSTH 3053||3|
|Systematic Theology II||SYSTH 3063||3|
|Systematic Theology III||SYSTH 3073||3|
|Baptist Heritage||BPTST 3203||3|
|Church History I||CHAHT 3103||3|
|Church History II||CHAHT 3113||3|
|Spiritual Formation||SPFRM 3022||2|
* Students who have completed Old Testament or New Testament introductory courses in their undergraduate work with a grade of “A” or “B” may be eligible to replace these surveys with other OLDTS and NEWTS courses instead. An evaluation of the undergraduate transcript must be performed to determine eligibility. The student must complete an “Advanced Standing without Credit” application and have a transcript evaluation by the Office of the Registrar.
** Female students will take WOMST 4043.
*** Students seeking a concentration might be required to take concentration-specific Field Experience courses in that division. See Concentrations.
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