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College of Religious Studies-Master's Program
Master of Science Degree in Divinity

Description
The Master of Divinity program prepares students for professions as religious leaders who are equipped to serve in a variety of contexts, and who will cultivate the attitude of lifelong learners in the practice of ministry.

Program Objectives
The purpose of the Master of Divinity Program is to prepare individuals for professional ministry. Students will develop a thorough understanding of scriptural, historical, and theological foundations for ministry, and integrate the program of learning with rigorous and reflective practice in an ever-changing ministry context. The program will prepare religious leaders who are equipped to serve in a variety of contexts, and who will cultivate the attitude of lifelong learners in the practice of ministry. Additionally, it will prepare students who desire to further their study at the Doctorate level.

Prerequisites
Students must meet the entrance requirements of University of Fort Lauderdale.

Program Completion
Completion of the Master of Divinity requires completion of 90 credits of which 60 are in the general core, 18 are in the concentration and 12 are electives.

Program: 3-year Program (90 credits)
  Course Title Credits

 

Core Courses:

(60 credits)
  Concentration Courses: (18 credits)
  Elective Courses: (12 credits)
Course ID Course Title Credits
 
Core Courses (60 credits)

REL 501

Old Testament Survey

(3 credits)
REL 520 New Testament Survey (3 credits)
HUM 550 Biblical Greek I (3 credits)

HUM 551

Biblical Greek II

(3 credits)

HUM 552

Biblical Hebrew I

(3 credits)

HUM 553

Biblical Hebrew II

(3 credits)

MIN 500

Principles & Practices of Ministry

(6 credits)

MIN 620

Homiletics

(3 credits)
EDU 570 Research I: Foundations of Research (3 credits)
PSY 540 Advanced Psychology (3 credits)

MIN 530

Christian Missions

(3 credits)

REL 531

Church History I

(3 credits)

REL 541

Church History II

(3 credits)

MIN 523

Church Administration

(6 credits)

REL 545

African American Church History

(3 credits)
MIN 540 Cross-Cultural Evangelism (3 credits)
COU 500 Christian Counseling: Theory & Practice (3 credits)

THE 500

Biblical Hermeneutics

(3 credits)

REL 530

Biblical Ethics

(3 credits)

MIN 510

Philosophy of Christian Education

(3 credits)

MIN 680

Field Education (Internship/Practicum)

(6 credits)
 
Concentrations (18 credits)
  THEOLOGY  
Course ID Course Title Credits
THE 510 Doctrine of God (3 credits)
THE 512 Doctrine of the Holy (3 credits)
THE 530 Pneumatology (3 credits)
THE 640 Pastoral Theology (3 credits)
THE 650 Eschatology (3 credits)
THE 670 Apocalyptic (3 credits)
Concentrations (18 credits)
  THEOLOGY  
Course ID Course Title Credits
THE 510 Doctrine of God (3 credits)
THE 512 Doctrine of the Holy (3 credits)
THE 530 Pneumatology (3 credits)
THE 640 Pastoral Theology (3 credits)
THE 650 Eschatology (3 credits)
THE 670 Apocalyptic (3 credits)
 
  BIBLICAL STUDIES  
Course ID Course Title Credits
REL 570

REL570 Bible Research & Application

(3 credits)
REL 610 Pentateuch (3 credits)
REL 621 The Gospels (3 credits)
REL 623 Wisdom Literature (3 credits)
REL 625 Pauline Epistles (3 credits)
REL 660 Cults & World Religions (3 credits)
     
  MINISTRY  
Course ID Course Title Credits
MIN 600

MIN600 Advanced Pastoral Ministry

(3 credits)
MIN 610 Christian School Education (3 credits)
MIN 655 Christian Worship (3 credits)
MIN 642 Church Planting (3 credits)
MIN 650 Urban Ministries and Social Change (3 credits)
LDR 640 Applied Leadership (3 credits)
     
  COUNSELING  
Course ID Course Title Credits
COU 521

Cross-Cultural Counseling

(3 credits)
COU 610 Pastoral Care and Counseling (3 credits)
COU 611 Pneumatological Approaches in Pastoral Counseling (3 credits)
COU 612 Advanced Case Management (3 credits)
COU 620 Advanced Crisis Management (3 credits)
COU 630 Family Systems in Christian Counseling (3 credits)
     
  Electives (12 Credits)  
Course ID Course Title Credits
REL 601

Inter-Testamental Literature

(3 credits)
MIN 612 Spiritual Formation (3 credits)
MIN 525 Christian Discipleship (3 credits)
LDR 630 Emerging Leadership Models (3 credits)
     
     



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