Master of Divinity – Pastoral Studies



Core Courses (54 Credits)

THEO 501 Systematic Theology I
THEO 502 Systematic Theology II
THEO 520 Life & Godliness
THEO 506 Spiritual Formation
THEO 508 Experiencing the God of the Bible
THEO 625 Apologetics
MINS 509 Christ & the Mission of Peacemaking & Reconciliation
MINS 625 Strategy
MINS 612 Spiritual Counseling
MINS 615 Principles of Biblical Leadership
MINS 616 Legacy Planning: Strategies for Recruiting and Developing Ministry Leaders I
MISS 501 Introduction to Christian Missions
MISS 515 Strategic Prayer, Spiritual Warfare, and Christian Revivals
MISS 505 Following the H.S. into Disciplemaking
BIBL 501 Hermeneutics (Bible Study Methods)
BIBL 504 Old Testament Survey
BIBL 505 New Testament Survey
BIBL 630 The Ministry Life and Letters of Paul


Pastoral Studies Major (21 Credits)

MISS 637 Church Planting
MISS 639 Church Growth
BIBL 623 Planning and Creating Bible Curriculum and Instruction
BIBL 625 The Mission, Message, and Life of Christ
MINS 635 Public Speaking and Homiletics
MINS 647 Pastoral Care and Counseling
MINS 661 Mentored Ministry Experience in Pastoral Studies


Electives (15 Credits)

Elective credits can be any (500-600) college-level ABI course in any discipline.

Credits Required to Graduate: 90