M.Div in Ministry to Women

Ministry to Women

The M.Div. in Ministry to Women will prepare women for a wide variety of family, church and missions ministries.

This track will prepare women for ministry in (1) church staff and denominational ministries to women; (2) evangelistic work; (3) women’s conference ministries; (4) advocacy work; (5) teaching the Bible; (6) addressing the practical, moral and spiritual needs of women.
The Master of Divinity in Ministry to Women requires the 70-hour M.Div. core, 9 hours in the ministry to women core and 6 hours of electives in the area of women's ministry. Prior to registration each semester, students should meet with the program director for advice on track requirements. The Danvers Statement describes the perspective from which courses in the Ministry to Women track are taught.
This degree can be completed through a combination of online and hybrid courses. Students can live where they serve and still get a robust theological education.

Program at a glance

Total hours
This program includes 70 credit hours in the Master of Divinity core, 9 hours in the Ministry to Women core and 6 hours of electives in the area of women's ministry

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What courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required and elective courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • CED 6210 - Foundations for Ministry to Women
  • CED 6260 - Biblical Theology of Womanhood 
  • CED 6280 - Women's Ministry in the Local Church 
  • BCO 5501 - Counseling Women 
  • CED 6150 - Ministry to Teen Girls
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What can I do with this degree?

  • Develop ministry opportunities specifically to women in the local church
  • Serve mission’s organizations as they minister to women in global contexts
  • Serve non-profit organizations for women
  • Write for Christian literary publications

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?