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M.Div in Next Generation Ministry

Next Generation Ministry

The Next Generation Ministry track is designed to train ministers who envision ministry focused on children, youth or college students.

This degree program emphasizes the partnership between church and family with the goal of equipping the next generation as maturing disciples of Christ. Built on the M.Div. Core, this track provides for specific training on issues related to the next generation including the opportunity for specific emphasis in student, collegiate, children or family ministry.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

This program includes 70 credit hours in the Master of Divinity core, 9 hours in the student ministry core and 3 hours of electives.

TOTAL HOURS

82 hours

STANDARD COMPLETION TIME

3-4 years

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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.

  • CED 6810 - Foundations of Next Generation Ministry 
  • CED 6813 - Missional Next Generation 
  • CED 6817 - Ministry Issues in the Next Generation 

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Become a young adult or family pastor
  • Equip families and churches to disciple their students and children
  • Develop curriculum geared toward encouraging and engaging students
  • Write for a Christian literary publication on student engagement


Who Will Teach Me?

ALVIN L. REID


Senior Professor of Evangelism and Student Ministry

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BRANDON TATE COCKRELL


Associate Professor of Counseling

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TODD BORGER


Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

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MIGUEL ECHEVARRIA


Assistant Professor of New Testament and Greek

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