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.
IMB president Paul Chitwood knows missions. Even more, he knows that theological training is non-negotiable for men and women called to the mission field. And from his M.Div. (’95) and Ph.D. (’01) from the school, he knows Southern Seminary can prepare you for a life of missions work better than anyone.
Note: Continuing students should consult the Academic Catalog for the year in which they started for course requirements as the current requirements may have changed.
Contact the Student Success Office with questions.
|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|
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).
|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|
|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|
|30000||Christian Preaching2 or||3|
|30020||Preaching Practicum2 or||3|
|40200||The Worshiping Church|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|32980||World Religions and Christian Mission||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|40301||Pastoral Ministry2 or||3|
|45260||Discipleship and Family Ministry|
|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.
2Courses 30000, 30020, and 40301 are reserved for, but not required of, men.
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