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MDiv in Christian Ministry

Christian Ministry

The MDiv in Christian Ministry is a degree program that exists to prepare students for ministry in the local church while providing flexibility to gain knowledge and expertise in the various aspects of minsitry. Students in this program will develop the skills to lead, evangelize, disciple, and counsel in whatever their future ministry context may be. In this program, you’ll learn from pastors, missionaries, and counselors who fulfill the Great Commission through faithful sharing of the gospel in their own respective contexts. Students will be equipped to serve in multiple areas of ministry with a strong biblical and theological foundation.

Program at a glance

Total hours
82
This program includes 70 credit hours in the Master of Divinity core and 12 hours of free electives.

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What courses will I take?

The M.Div. in Christian Ministry offers students the most flexibility of any M.Div. track at Southeastern. Students can take electives from a variety of disciplines to finish the remaining 12 hours of their degree. To see some course options, view the academic catalog.

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Serve in the local church as a senior pastor or an executive/administrative pastor
  • Serve as executive in a non-profit
  • Lead community organizations
  • Pursue a Ph.D. in an effort to become a professor

Learn from over 60 professors who know what it's like to be in ministry. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to think critically about the Bible so you can minister faithfully throughout the world.

Who will teach me?