Fully Online Degrees

The Southern M.Div. Online

For those called to minister in today's changing world, the online Master of Divinity degree from Southern Seminary offers trusted and comprehensive theological education. This degree is challenging because ministry is challenging. There are no shortcuts in ministry and none with the Southern M.Div.
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Master of Divinity in Christian Ministry

This program is designed for those called to ministry in the local church or Christian organizations. This option provides the most flexibility with regard to free elective courses of any School of Theology M.Div. concentration, while still ensuring that basic biblical, theological, and ministry courses are included. Find out more information here.

Master of Divinity in Great Commission Studies

The Master of Divinity in Great Commission Studies is designed for those called to serve in local church ministry as well as cross-cultural mission contexts. This degree option builds upon the foundation of the core curriculum to provide the greatest flexibility with respect to free elective courses available in a Master of Divinity program at Southern Seminary. Find out more information here.

 

Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling

This degree program is designed to prepare students for a ministry of biblical counseling to individuals, couples, and families in a congregational, denominational agency, counseling center, or missions setting. Find out more information here.

New Online Concentrations

The following concentrations are currently in development. Students may begin taking classes in the Master of Divinity core as specific courses for the degree concentration are developed through the year 2021.

Apologetics

Biblical and Theological Studies

Islamic Studies

Worship Leadership

Master of Arts (M.A.) Online Degrees

The Master of Arts is the basic master’s level program to provide education and training for individuals to serve in a variety ministry leadership roles.
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Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling

This degree program is designed to prepare students for a ministry of biblical counseling to individuals, couples, and families in a congregational, denominational agency, counseling center, or missions setting. Find out more information here.

Master of Arts in Christian Education

This degree program prepares persons for specialized ministry in Christian education and leadership. Graduates of this program will be prepared for ministries in discipleship, youth and children’s ministry, and executive leadership. Find out more information here.

Master of Arts in Theological Studies (Billy Graham School) - Lay Leadership

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies is designed to offer ministry training for those persons who are not preparing for a professional ministry vocation. The purpose of this degree is to provide biblical, theological, historical, and practical training to laypersons who desire to be better equipped to do ministry in the local church. Find out more here.

Master of Arts in Theological Studies (School of Theology) - Lay Leadership

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies is designed to offer ministry training for those persons who are not preparing for a professional ministry vocation. Find out more information here.

New Online Concentrations

The following concentrations are currently in development. Students may begin taking classes in the Master of Arts core as specific courses for the degree concentration are developed through the year 2021.

Apologetics

Islamic Studies

Missiology

Worship Leadership