Master of Divinity in Missions and Biblical Counseling

Be equipped to offer biblical hope and counsel to the ends of the earth. This concentration equips men and women for the ministry of biblical counseling in a missions context.

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Program Requirements

Concentration in Missions and Biblical Counseling

30960 Intercultural Communication or 3
33000 Cultural Anthropology
34330 Typical Problems in Biblical Counseling 3
33477 Topics in Missions: Biblical Counseling in Missions 3
35100 Marriage and Family Counseling 3
35585 Biblical Counseling Practicum I 3
35590 Biblical Counseling Practicum II 3
Total Missions and Biblical Counseling Concentration Requirements 18

Master of Divinity Core

This core curriculum is required for the Master of Divinity degree in the Billy Graham School. It applies to all concentrations. Click here for information on Biblical Counseling certification with the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC).

Remedial/Pre-requisite Courses (8)
20400 Elementary Hebrew1 (3)
22400 Elementary Greek1 (3)
31980 Written Communication (if required)2 (2)
Biblical and Theological Studies 42
20200 Introduction to the Old Testament I 3
20220 Introduction to the Old Testament II 3
20440 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis or 3
22440 Greek Syntax and Exegesis
22100 Biblical Hermeneutics 3
22200 Introduction to the New Testament I 3
22220 Introduction to the New Testament II 3
25100 Introduction to Church History I 3
25120 Introduction to Church History II 3
26200 Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission 3
27060 Systematic Theology I 3
27070 Systematic Theology II 3
27080 Systematic Theology III 3
29250 Survey of Christian Ethics 3
40150 Personal Spiritual Disciplines 3
Missions, Evangelism and Ministry 27
28700 Christian Apologetics 3
30000 Christian Preaching or 3
45400 Christian Teaching3
30020 Preaching Practicum or 3
40200 The Worshiping Church3
32100 Personal Evangelism 3
32960 Introduction to Missiology 3
32980 World Religions and Christian Mission 3
34300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
40080 Christian Leadership or 3
40301 Pastoral Ministry3
45260 Discipleship and Family Ministry 3
Applied Ministry 1
44920 Applied Ministry: BGS or 1
44930 Applied Ministry: Mission Trips/Partnership
Total Master of Divinity, Missions and Biblical Counseling Requirements 88

1Elementary Language courses may be counted as free elective courses for Billy Graham School students.

2See Written Communication Requirement here.

3Courses 30000, 30020, and 40301 are reserved for, but not required of, men.

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