Chaplaincy Program, M.Div.
Are you considering becoming a chaplain? Students called to provide spiritual support and guidance outside the local church may consider this chaplaincy program. The degree will provide a solid biblical and theological underpinning as well as a balanced chaplaincy training in pastoral care counseling skills and intercultural studies to help with becoming a chaplain.
This chaplaincy program will provide solid foundational training that prepares individuals for ministry as professional chaplains in military, hospital, sports, marketplace and prison settings. (M.Div. Core plus 12 credit hours.)
The MDiv degree program provides an optimal curriculum in graduate theological study to prepare men and women for various ministry roles. The three-year program requires 75 hours of study. There are eight concentrations: General Studies, Pastoral Studies, Pastoral Counseling, Christian Ministry, Exegetical Studies, Intercultural Studies, Women’s Leadership, and Chaplaincy Studies. Advanced Standing credit may be obtained for up to 18 credit hours of the MDiv degree and 36 credit hours may be transferred from an accredited institution. The combination of Advanced Standing and Transfer Credit is limited to 36 credit hours.
Students called to provide spiritual support and guidance to the military, in hospitals, in educational or workplace settings.
A chaplain's most important job is to provide religious services, spiritual guidance, and counseling to those in need.
Christian Camp Ministry
This course will examine Scriptural truths and principles along with a biblical theory of personality.
This course will address philosophical, historical, scientific, and cultural issues surrounding the defense of Christianity in the contemporary world.
In this course the belief systems of major religions are studied with a view for understanding why the tenets make sense and drive behavior for the adherents.
This course combines both theory and practice. It introduces a functional methodology of organizing and developing the elements of a sermon.
This course is a practical study of the procedures for doing sound exegesis in the various portions of the Old Testament.