School of Theology and Ministry
Master of Divinity

Degree Requirements

  • * All credits are quarter credits

    ** Years average is based on FT at 3 classes per quarter

    I. Scripture

    Fifteen credits

    • STMM 526 Hebrew Scripture (3)
    • STMM 527 Christian Scriptures (3)
    • Elective in Hebrew Scripture (3)
    • Elective in Christian Scripture (3)
    • Elective in Scripture (3)

    II. Systematic and Historical Theology

    Twenty-four credits

    • STMM 500 Christian Anthropology (3)
    • STMM 501 Christology (3)
    • STMM 503 Theology in an Ecumenical Context (3)
    • STMA 500 Hermeneutics (3)
    • STMA 504 God, Creation, and Trinity (3)
    • Elective in Systematic Theology (3)
    • STMA 516 History of Ancient Christianity, or
    • STMA 517 History of Medieval Christianity (3)
    • Elective in Historical Theology (3)

    III. Spirituality, Ethics, and Justice

    Eighteen credits

    • STMM 504 Christian Ethics (3)
    • STMM 547 Christian Sexuality (3)
    • STMM 560 Ministry in a Multicultural Context (3)
    • STMM 561 Contemporary Christian Spirituality and Prayer (3)
    • STMA 570 Spiritual Discernment (3)
    • Elective in Ethics or Justice (3)

    IV. Pastoral Skills and Ministerial Formation

    Twenty-seven credits

    • STMM 553 Pastoral Care Skills (3)
    • STMM 554 Fostering Communities of Faith (3)
    • STMM 557 Ministerial and Theological Integration I (3)
    • STMM 558 Ministerial and Theological Integration II (3)
    • STMM 559 Ministerial and Theological Integration III (3)
    • STMA 546 Theology of Pastoral Leadership I (3)
    • STMA 555 Theology of Pastoral Leadership II (3)
    • STMA 557 MDiv Synthesis I (3)
    • Elective in Religious Education (3)

    V. Worship and Liturgy

    Six credits

    • STMM 505 Sacramental and Liturgical Theology, or
    • STMM 510 Theology and Practice of Worship (3)
    • Elective in Worship/Liturgy (3)

    VI. Electives (27)

    MINIMUM CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE..................117