Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity

General Objective

The Master of Divinity program is designed as a post-baccalaureate degree pri­marily for persons wishing to prepare themselves for the ordained ministry. The program seeks to integrate a classical theological curriculum in contemporary ministry. Normally a student will com­plete the program in three academic years.

Admission Requirements

Those admitted to the Master of Divinity are required to have (a) B.A/B.Th. degree or its equivalent (b) a 2.7 grade point average for all previous studies, and (c) the endorsement of the Admission committee. An interview with a faculty member of UWU is required. This will be arranged through the school office.

Graduation Requirements

(a) Completion of 96 semester hours of course works including 2 credit units of Field Internship, with a total 3.0 grade average.

(b) Completion of an at least 120 page thesis (no credit unit) on an approved subject.

(c) Pass the Bible Examination (no credit unit).

Course Requirements

First Year (Fall Semester)

Course #

Course Name

Semester Hours

OT 501

Biblical Hebrew

6

NT 511

New Testament Interpretation

3

HT 521

General Church History (I)

3

OT 531

Introduction to Theology

3

MI 552

Introduction to Christian Worship

3

 

 

18

 

Spring Semester

 

Course #

Course Name

Semester Hours

OT 502

Pentateuch

3

NT 510

Biblical Greek

6

HT 522

General Church History (II)

3

ST 532

The Doctrine of God and Creation

3

PM 541

Fundamental Apologetics

3

 

 

18

Second Year (Fall Semester)

Course #

Course Name

Semester Hours

OT 503

Narrative Literature of the Old Testament

3

NT 512

The Pauline Letters and their Message for the Church

3

ST 533

The Doctrine of Christ/Salvation

3

PM 542

Philosophy of Religion

3

MI 553

Principles of Expository Preaching

3

 

 

15

 

Spring Semester

 

Course #

Course Name

Semester Hours

OT 504

Theology of the Former Prophets

3

NT 513

The Gospels for Christian Life and Ministry

3

ST 534

The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit, Church and Kingdom

3

PM 543

Christian Ethics

3

MI 554

The Practice of Expository Preaching

3

 

 

15

Third Year (Fall Semester)

Course #

Course Name

Semester Hours

OT 505

Poetry and Prophets

3

ST 535

The Doctrine of the Last Things

3

MI 551

Church Administration

3

MI 555

Pastoral Care

3

MI 556

The Teaching Ministry of the Church

3

 

 

15

 

Spring Semester

 

Course #

Course Name

Semester Hours

MI 557

Mission History and Contemporary Issues

3

MI 558

Cross-Cultural Evangelism and Lifestyles

3

 

An Elective Course

3

 

An Elective Course

3

 

An Elective Course

3

 

 

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