Campus Closure:

Southern Seminary campus will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 6th. All classes are canceled.

the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Master of Divinity

Students can choose Master of Divinity degrees with concentrations in Leadership, Discipleship & Family Ministry, Worship Leadership, Church Ministries, and Youth & Family Ministry. Click on the concentration you are interested in to the right for information on specific M.Div. options.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will be able to demonstrate a growing, Christlike character and a sense of God’s calling to ministry.
  • Students will be able to understand the Christian worldview and have a global vision for fulfilling the Great Commission.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate significant knowledge of the Bible, interpret Scripture’s original meaning, and apply Scripture to contemporary situations.
  • Students will be able to integrate systematic and historical theology into a larger biblical framework.
  • Students will be able to display a biblical vision for ministry and lead with humble authority.
  • Students will be able to preach/ teach Scripture clearly and passionately so as to engage the mind and move the heart.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate competent leadership in local church leadership.
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.