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.