Earn up to 21 hours through rigorous church-based education at The Village Church

Through The Village Church Institute’s Training Program, future or current Southern students can earn 21 hours of credit toward an M.Div.
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The Village Church Institute Training Program

Course Name Credits
Systematic Theology I 3
Systematic Theology II 3
Systematic Theology III 3
Introduction to Old Testament I 3
Introduction to New Testament I 3
Introduction to New Testament II 3
Personal Spiritual Disciplines 3
Total Credits, The Village Church Institute 21


Additional credits through the Ministry Apprentice Program

Course Name Credits
Integrative Seminar I: Leadership 6
Integrative Seminar II: Proclamation 6
Integrative Seminar III: Outreach 6
Total Credits, Ministry Apprentice Program 18

Students must be approved by The Village Church. Students enroll in MAP courses via SBTS and pay tuition.

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Students from the Village Church may complete their degree on campus or from a distance online.

Apply to Southern Seminary to transfer credit from the Village Church Institute and complete your degree.
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