Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

Christian Education

Units by Discipline
Total Units Price per unit Bible Exposition Intercultural Studies Languages Philosophy Practical Ministry Research / Christian Education Spiritual Formation Theology Electives
79 $592 3 0 23 0 12 19 7 9 6

Overview

The emphasis in Christian Education provides preparation for a variety of professional ministries in which responsibilities and skills in Christian Education are prominent including pastor, associate pastor, youth pastor, women's ministries and other leadership roles.

Goals

Demonstrate the ability to lead and administrate a Christian education program contributing to the biblical discipleship process on the basis of a sound philosophy of ministry.

Curriculum

Course Units
TTBE 519 Survey of Genesis-Malachi pre-req
TTBE 520 Survey of Matthew-Revelation pre-req
TTBE 517 Hermeneutics and Bible Study Methods 3
TTHT 505
or TTHT 506
or TTHT 514
Patristic and Medieval Theology
Reformation and Modern Theology
Historical Theology Survey
3
TTNT 501 Beginning Greek I 3
TTNT 502 Beginning Greek II 3
TTNT 503 Introduction to Exegesis 3
TTNT 604
or TTNT 605
Exegesis in the Gospels
Exegesis in the Epistles
3
TTOT 603 Elements of Hebrew I 3
TTOT 604 Elements of Hebrew II 3
TTOT 703 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis 3
TTOT 722 Advanced Hebrew Reading 2
TTPT 591 Introduction to Field Education 1
TTPT 609 Expository Preaching 3
TTPT 707 Foundations of Pastoral Care and Counseling 2
TTSF 501 Introduction to Spiritual Theology and Formation 3
TTSF 503 Personal Foundations for Spiritual Formation 3
TTSF 504 Spiritual Formation, Vocation, and the Disciplines 1
TTSF 505 Talbot Spiritual Direction I 0
TTSF 506 Talbot Spiritual Direction II 0
TTTH 521 Theology I: God, Scripture, Creation 3
TTTH 522 Theology II: Christ, Humanity, Sin, Salvation 3
TTTH 623 Theology III: Spirit, Church, Last Things 3
TTCE 508 Organizational Leadership 3
TTCE 523 Teaching Ministry 3
TTCE 608 Philosophy of Ministry 3
TTCE 655 Strategic Ministry Leadership 3
TTCE 790 Educational Practicum 1
TTPT 592 Field Education II 0
TTPT 602 Pastoral Ministry 3
TTPT 691 Field Education III 0
TTPT 692 Field Education IV 0
  Select two of the following 6
ISCL 555 Introduction to World Missions  
TTPH 602 Apologetics  
TTPT 510 Evangelism and Follow-Up  
TTPT 703 The Church and Society  
  TTCE elective courses 6
  Total 79

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