Students receive training in classical theological disciplines such as Old Testament, New Testament, church history and historical theology, systematic theology, ethics, and philosophy, as well as applied disciplines such as pastoral ministry, preaching, apologetics, evangelism, and missions. Fish School students may use elective hours to pursue a concentration listed below or they may simply use their free electives to complete Fish School electives in keeping with their ministry goals and academic interests.
The student must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. One year of Biblical Greek is pre-requisite for the degree, but can be completed concurrently with other degree requirements.
1 Female Students enrolled in the MDiv complete these courses instead of the courses required for male students.
2 Students seeking a concentration take specific courses in lieu of elective hours.
Students obtain concentrations by completing the following requirements to fulfill the Free Elective section of the M.Div. Upon completion of a concentration, students will receive a certificate for their work.
Students interested in more information regarding these programs should contact the Fish School of Evangelism and Missions Dean’s Office at 817-923-1921 extension 6405 or by emailing FishSchool@swbts.edu. Students may also contact the Office of the Registrar at 817-923-1921 extension 2000 or in Fleming 204.