MDiv with Missiology


The Missiology track is designed to equip students with the competencies necessary to serve as effective missions leaders in churches, denominational agencies and other missions agencies in both North American and international settings.

MDiv with Missiology students must complete 70 hours of core studies (with the possibility of substitution of 6 hours of credit in a field language for one of the biblical languages) and 15 hours in the area of missiology.

Program at a glance

Total hours
This program includes 70 credit hours in the Master of Divinity core, 9 hours in the missiology core and 6 hours of electives in the area of missiology.

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What courses will I take?

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

  • MIS 6520 - Anthropology for Cross-cultural Understanding
  • MIS 6700 - A Theology of Christian World Mission
  • MIS 6770 - The Christian Faith and World Religions
  • MIS 6800 - History of Christian Missions
  • MIS 7870 - Studies in Contextualization Theory
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What can I do with this degree?

  • Become a missionary with the IMB or NAMB or other missions entity
  • Develop competencies to serve as effective missions leaders in all contexts
  • Equip a local body of believers to be missions-minded
  • Lead missions teams as member of a non-profit in a variety of settings

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.

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