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.

Options for the Program:

  • Fully Online

  • On-Campus

Contact Distance Learning

At a Glance

  • 70

    MDiv hours

  • 9

    Missiology hours

  • 6

    Missiology elective hours

  • 85

    Total credit hours

Program Courses

Every class, no matter if it's in person or online, no matter the subject at hand, is one that prepares you as a missionary and leader first and academic second.

Jeff Kennedy MDiv Christian Ministry

Ministry in Context


  • 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


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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