In addition to the online application, transcripts, and pastor/church recommendation, the Advanced M.Div. application requires the following:
Once applicants have submitted all requirements through the online application, they will be reviewed for provisional admission into the Advanced M.Div..
If admitted into this status, students will then need to contact the School of Theology about taking Language Placement Tests for both Greek and Hebrew.
Applicants must pass both of these placement tests to qualify for full admission into the Advanced Master of Divinity Degree.
|Biblical and Theological Studies||39|
|40150||Personal Spiritual Disciplines||3|
|20440||Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis||3|
|22440||Greek Syntax and Exegesis||3|
|26200||Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission||3|
|27800||Theology of the Old Testament||3|
|27820||Theology of the New Testament||3|
|Hebrew Exegesis Elective||3|
|Greek Exegesis Elective||3|
|Church History Elective1||3|
|Systematic Theology Elective1||3|
|Theology and Tradition Electives1||9|
|Apologetics, Ethics, & Philosophy||9|
|Apologetics, Ethics, & Philosophy Electives1||9|
|Mission, Evangelism, and Ministry||19|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|40301||Pastoral Ministry2 or||3|
|45260||Discipleship and Family Ministry|
|44910||Applied Ministry: Theology||1|
|Unrestricted Electives (SOT or BGS) 4||6|
|Total Advanced M.Div. Requirements||73|
|40375 Advanced M.Div. Thesis Research and Writing (if required)5||+2|
3If a student takes Christian Preaching (30000) because of an entrance deficiency, then that student must take Preaching Practicum (30020) to fulfill the preaching elective requirement. Christian Preaching (30000) is reserved and required for men. Women will substitute Christian Teaching (45400). Preaching Practicum (30020) is reserved and required for men. Women will substitute The Worshiping Church (40200).
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