BGS Advanced M.Div.
The Advanced Master of Divinity in the Billy Graham School is an accelerated professional degree program for students who have a baccalaureate or Master of Arts degree in religion or biblical studies, who have at least a 3.3 college grade point average, who have completed at least 6 hours at the introductory level in Old Testament Survey, New Testament Survey, Church History, and Systematic Theology (or 5 hours at the introductory level plus 3 hours at an advanced level in each of these subjects), and who have submitted an acceptable 12-20 page research paper.
Students are also encouraged to have completed 3 hours each in ethics, philosophy, hermeneutics, preaching, elementary Hebrew, and elementary Greek.
Students who are interested in this program must consult the Billy Graham School Director of Student Advising.
|31980||Written Communication (if required)u||(2)|
|Biblical and Theological Studies (36 hours)|
|20440||Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis||3|
|22440||Greek Syntax and Exegesis||3|
|26200||Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission||3|
|Advanced Elective in Church History||3|
|Advanced Electives in Christian Theology||6|
|27800||Theology of the Old Testament||3|
|27820||Theology of the New Testament||3|
|28500||Worldview and Apologetics||3|
|29250||Survey of Christian Ethics1||3|
|40150||Personal Spiritual Disciplines||3|
|Mission, Evangelism and Ministry (27 hours)|
|30000||Christian Preaching or||3|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|32980||World Religions and Christian Mission||3|
|33820||Introduction to Church Planting or||3|
|36550||Introduction to Church Revitalization||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|40200||The Worshiping Church||3|
|45260||Discipleship and Family Ministry||3|
|44920 or 44930||BGS Applied Ministry||1|
|Total Advanced Master of Divinity Requirements (73 hours)|
|• Written Communication (if required)||+2|
uSee Written Communication Requirement in Academic Section.
1Christian Preaching (30000) is reserved for, but not required of, men.
2Free Electives can be taken in either Billy Graham School or School of Theology.