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GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM

GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS


     Graduate level programs are practically oriented, academically rigorous studies designed to further personal and professional enrichment growth and ability. An acceptable Bachelor's degree is prerequisite to all Master's degree programs. Each degree program requires the successful completion of the semester hours work including any practical christian ministry requirements and a written thesis in the major area of study.

MASTER OF ARTS (MA)
36 credits

The Master of Arts degree provides graduate training with majors in the following areas: counseling, middle east-judaic studies, religious education, biblical studies, ministry, missions, and evangelism.

Thesis required (20,000 words - 80 pages).

MASTER OF ARTS
48 credits

The Master of Arts degree provides graduate training with majors in the following areas: counseling, middle east-judaic studies, religious education, biblical studies, pastoral ministry, missions, and evangelism. No Thesis Required.

MASTER OF ECCLESIASTICAL
JURISPRUDENCE

36 Credits

The M.E.J. provides graduate training with 18 credits required in constitutional law regarding church-state issues. Also an additional 18 credit hours in theology. A 80 page, 20,000 word thesis is required.

MASTER OF DIVINITY (MDiv)
96 credits


The Master of Divinity degree is a professional graduate degree which is designed to equip pastors and others in ministry with the skills and knowledge required to serve in the area of their calling.

The MDiv course of study is designed with required studies in systematic theology, exegetical studies in both Old and New Testaments and electives providing flexibility in choices allowing the student's special area of ministry needs to be met. The completion of this degree is preparatory for Doctoral Studies. A 120 page 30,000 word thesis required.


MASTER OF THEOLOGY (ThM)
96 credits

The Master of Theology degree provides comprehensive graduate training encompassing a thorough spectrum of Biblical, academic and ministerial Disciplines. The ThM inculcates within the program an emphasis in Biblical Hebrew and Greek languages. This program is preparatory for future post-graduate work and Institutional Education. (thesis required). This degree program is recommended for the more scholarly approach to the ministry, as author, writer, and advanced teacher.

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