Purpose:To develop necessary skills in Biblical and Theological Studies, Christ-Centered Counseling, Integrated Apologetics, Practical Ministry, or Interdisciplinary Studies in preparation for significant leadership in the church.
Learners will be able to develop a Christian worldview in which attitudes and values are informed by biblical standards.
Learners will be able to identify best practices for individual and corporate spiritual growth and formation.
Learners will be able to interpret the Bible with respect to its literary, historical, and theological context.
Learners will be able to construct a consistent theology based on biblical foundations and informed by the development of Christian thought.
Learners will be able to develop leadership skills that serve the ministry needs of the local church in the twenty-first century.
M.Div. Structure Options
NOTE: School names are 1) Biblical and Theological Studies, 2) Christ-Centered Counseling, 3) Integrated Apologetics, and 4) Practical Ministry.
Master of Divinity with Major in (school name)
45/15 Hour Block program (Any 45 hours in one school and any 15 in a second school)
Master of Divinity with Dual Concentration in (one school name) and (second school name)
30/30 Hour Block program (Any 30 hours in one school and any 30 hours in a second school)
Master of Divinity with Concentration in (one school name)
30/15/15 Hour Block program (Any 30 hours in one school, any 15 hours in a second school, and any 15 hours in a third school)
Master of Divinity in Interdisciplinary Studies
15/15/15/15 Hour Block Program (Any 15 hours in each of the four schools)
RW 001 Trinity Tutorial – 0 credits
Core Credits – 60 credits - SEE LISTINGS
General M.Div. Information
Prerequisite: Bachelor's degree.
Total Credits Required = 60. A minimum of 30 credits must be earned at Trinity. All courses are 3 semester credit hours unless noted otherwise. Courses may be taken in any order unless otherwise specified. A maximum of 30 credits may be satisfied via transfer credits from other educational institutions. For Trinity’s M.Div. program, transfer credits from secular courses are only applied to the School of Practical Ministry. They must meet one of two criteria: (1) comparable to a course taught at Trinity or (2) connectivity to Trinity’s program as demonstrated by fulfillment of one of Trinity’s Mission Objectives. Transfer (grades of “B” or above) must satisfy the requirements of the program. Awarding degree credit for experiential learning is not available at the master’s level.