MDiv in Christian Ministry

Christian Ministry

The Christian Ministry track provides a large number of elective hours and is designed to afford students flexibility in their degree program.

Beyond the 70-hour M.Div. core, students complete 12 hours of free electives. These electives can be complete by taking any 5000, 6000 or 7000 level course that is not part of the core.

Program at a glance

Total hours
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?