Divinity, Master | Anderson University (South Carolina) | Greenville, United States
36 months
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375 USD/credit 9375 USD/year
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About

The Divinity program from Anderson University (South Carolina) will prepare you for the ministry as well as for doctoral studies in ministry or theology.

Overview

Biblical, practical study

Courses in the Divinity program at Anderson University (South Carolina) will give you the solid foundation you need for ministry. You'll learn how to accurately interpret scripture passages, how to use the biblical languages for greater understanding, and how to integrate theological truth with ministry effectiveness. In classes such as Biblical Interpretation, students learn how to work through scriptural passages, how to ask the right questions about theology in order to draw conclusions. We're not trying to give you "the right answers" but to equip you with the skills to ask the right kinds of biblical questions, to become biblically minded.

Classes such as Preaching teach students how to develop a sermon from its idea and structure to its delivery. Our sequence of leadership courses helps students learn how to relate to people, organize a church, manage staff, and oversee a budget. The program also includes an internship, during which a student could work at a church alongside a senior pastor, music minister, or youth minister, for example, to get hands-on training.

Preparation for ministry

Our Divinity graduates will be prepared for ministry positions, including senior or associate pastor, youth minister, children's minister, worship leader, hospital chaplain, military chaplain, and foreign or domestic missions worker, including roles in college ministry, denominational leadership and parachurch organization leadership. The Master of Divinity is the standard degree for vocational ministry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Old Testament
  • The New Testament
  • Biblical Hermeneutics and Exegesis 
  • Biblical Hebrew 
  • Biblical Greek
  • Biblical Theology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Materials should be submitted as soon as possible.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Credits

75 SCH

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally or nationally accredited institution of higher learning
  • Cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • Three letters of recommendation. One of the recommendation letters must be from the pastor/minister of the local church where the applicant is currently a member; if the applicant is the pastor, then the letter may come from another leader within the church
  • Submit statement of faith and description of church involvement
  • $40 application fee
  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper), 220 (computer) or 75 (internet) if English is not the student’s first language, and proof of current Visa for International students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    9375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 375 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Greenville

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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