the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Discipleship and Family Ministry

The Master of Divinity in Discipleship & Family Ministry is a professional degree involving selected disciplines in the Billy Graham School and other theological disciplines. Included in the degree program are biblical studies, biblical language studies, theological and historical studies as well as courses in communication, counseling, and team ministry relations. Graduates of this program will be prepared for ministries in discipleship and children’s and family ministry.

 
Remedial/Pre-requisite Courses
20400 Elementary Hebrew (3)
22400 Elementary Greek (3)
31980 Written Communication (if required)? (2)
42490 Cooperative Program 0
Scripture and Interpretation (21 hours)
20200 Introduction to the Old Testament I 3
20220 Introduction to the Old Testament II 3
20440 Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis 3
22100 Biblical Hermeneutics 3
22200 Introduction to the New Testament I 3
22220 Introduction to the New Testament II 3
22440 Greek Syntax and Exegesis 3
Theology and Tradition (15 hours)
25100 Introduction to Church History I 3
25120 Introduction to Church History II 3
27060 Systematic Theology I 3
27070 Systematic Theology II 3
27080 Systematic Theology III 3
Ministry and Proclamation (17 hours)
30000 Christian Preaching 3
32100 Personal Evangelism 3
32960 Introduction to Missiology 3
34300 Introduction to Biblical Counseling 3
35040 Leadership and Family Ministry 3
40150 Personal Spiritual Disciplines 2
Worldview and Culture (6 hours)
28500 Introduction to Christian Philosophy 3
29250 Survey of Christian Ethics 3
Church Ministries Core (9 hours)
45150 Worldview, Culture, and Discipleship 3
45250 Family Ministry Through the Lifespan 3
45400 Theology & Practice of Teaching 3
Family Ministry Studies (18 hours)
35100 Marriage & Family Counseling 3
40080 Theology & Practice of Leadership 3
45260 Discipleship and Family Ministry 3
45450 Teaching Practicum 3
46260 Youth Ministry & the Family 3
46325 Discipling Adults 3
Discipleship and Family Ministry Field Education (2 hours)
45190 Leadership Field Education: Survey 1
45193 Leadership Field Education: Leadership 1
M.Div. Core 59
Church Ministries Core 9
Family Ministry Studies/Field Education 20
Total (88)
Elementary Hebrew (if required) 3
Elementary Greek (if required) 3
Written Communication (if required) 2
See Written Communication Requirement in Academic Section
That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.