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  Sep 24, 2017
 
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year

Divinity (M.Div.)


Admission to the master of divinity (M.Div.) program requires a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. The M.Div. is the flagship degree of the Beeson Schoolof Divinity. This degree requires at least 93 credits, with not less than two-thirds of these credits being completed at Samford. A minimum grade point average of 2.00 is required.

Required Courses


Biblical Studies: 33 Credits


  • Biblical Interpretation (3)
  • Old and New Testament Theology (6)
  • Introduction to Biblical Greek (6)
  • Greek Exegesis (6)
  • Introduction to Biblical Hebrew (6)
  • Hebrew Exegesis (6)

Historical and Doctrinal Studies: 18 Credits


  • History and Doctrine (12)
  • Ecclesiology and Worship (3)
  • Doctrine and Ethics (3)

Practical Studies: 30 Credits


  • Spiritual Formation (6)
  • Evangelism and Church Growth (3)
  • Pastoral Theology (3)
  • Christian Missions (3)
  • Christian Preaching (6)
  • Pastoral Counseling (3)
  • Pastoral Formation (3)
  • Ministry of Administration (3)

Electives: 12 Credits


Total Required Credits: 93