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MDiv in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry

Preaching and Pastoral Ministry

At the heart of Southeastern’s mission is to provide trained, passionate and humble men of God to serve as pastors in Southern Baptist and other evangelical churches.

The impact of godly pastoral leadership in building Christ’s church cannot be overstated. The Preaching and Pastoral Ministry track prepares students for pastoral ministry in the local church with a special emphasis on expository preaching. Beyond the 70-hour M.Div. core, students are required to complete 15 credit hours in preaching and pastoral ministry.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

This program includes 70 credit hours in the Master of Divinity core, 9 hours in the preaching and pastoral ministry core and 6 hours of electives in preaching and pastoral ministry.

TOTAL HOURS

85 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.

  • PRS 6520 - The Pastor and the Preaching Ministry 
  • PMN 6720 - Administration and Education in the Local Church 
  • PMN 6730 - Christian Leadership 

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What can I do with this degree?

  • Become a senior / lead pastor of a congregation
  • Step into a chaplain role with US Military
  • Develop strategies for shepherding a body of believers
  • Write for Christian literary publications


Who Will Teach Me?

DANIEL L. AKIN


President and Professor of Preaching and Theology

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TONY MERIDA


Associate Professor of Preaching

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DWAYNE MILIONI


Assistant Professor of Preaching

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