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Preaching and Pastoral Ministry, M.Div.

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It is designed for individuals who anticipate serving as pastors, evangelists, associate pastors, missionaries, or in other ministries that emphasize expository preaching, or teaching of the Word of God. In most cases, the MDiv degree is also the appropriate degree for students who anticipate doctoral training and a ministry of college or seminary level teaching.

Students graduating from the M.Div. degree program will be able to:

  • Develop an increased Bible and theological knowledge.
  • Facilitate interpretation of scripture using appropriate hermeneutical principles.
  • Encourage formulation of theological beliefs based on biblical and historical perspectives.
  • Progress in the practice of classical spiritual disciplines.
  • Develop a Great Commission perspective that is demonstrated by skills in evangelism, equipping disciples, preaching and teaching, corporate worship, and leadership.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Old Testament Survey 
  • New Testament Survey
  • Elementary Hebrew 
  • Elementary Greek
  • Introduction to Hermeneutics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete application
  • Pay application fee
  • Submit transcripts from your school
  • Submit your pastoral recommendations
  • Submit your personal recommendations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    465 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 465 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    270 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 270 USD per credit and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Qualified Southern Baptist Students per hour $270
  • All Other Students per hour $465

Living costs for Kansas City

  • 980 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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