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Master of Divinity in Pastoral Studies


Being a pastor in the 21st century in the U.S. is a daunting challenge. The M.Div. in Pastoral Studies concentration is designed to help prepare current and future pastors to understand the issues facing the American church today and be equipped with the theological knowledge and ministry skills to address these challenges.

Students seeking preparation for general pastoral ministry, particularly the role of senior pastor responsible for the theological and administrative leadership of a local church in the United States, are encouraged to pursue the 90-hour Master of Divinity in Pastoral Studies.

All five concentrations have a strong component of practical field experience, a nine-hour apprenticeship, built into the requirements.