Curriculum

PASTORAL LEADERSHIP & ADAPTIVE TRACK
LEVEL 1 REQUIRED COURSES
A Guide to Seminary Writing (may test out at Orientation)
Biblical Interpretation for Ministry
Old Testament Study 1
New Testament Study 1
Nurturing Spiritual Life & Character 1: Introduction to Spiritual Formation
Foundations of Pastoral Care and Counseling
Theology and Ethics of Congregational Life
The Church in Mission Through History 

LEVEL 2 REQUIRED COURSES
Critical Analysis in Theological Studies (not required but strongly recommended)
Old Testament Study 2
New Testament Study 2
Systematic Theology and Ethics: Vision of Community
Systematic Theology and Ethics: Reign of God
Nurturing Spiritual Life & Character 2: Journey to Wholeness
Theological Field Education (2 semesters)

LEVEL 3 REQUIRED COURSES
Church Renewal and Evangelism
Christian World Mission
Organizational Management and Leadership
Teaching the Faith
Nurturing Spiritual Life & Character 3: The Christian Leader

ELECTIVES
7-8 electives for Adaptive Track
1-2 electives for Pastoral Leadership Track

PASTORAL LEADERSHIP TRACK REQUIRED COURSES
Biblical Hebrew or New Testament Greek
Hebrew Exegesis or New Testament Greek Exegesis
Introduction to Homiletics
Preaching Practicum
Clinical Pastoral Care or Clinical Pastoral Education
Theology and Practice of Worship

SUPERVISED MINISTRIES
Over the course of the MDIV program, students must complete hours as interns in ministry settings for academic credit. Please visit the office of Supervised Ministries for more information.