111 credit hours, Westminster’s full curriculum
Study of and exegesis in the biblical languages
Insightful instruction delivered by experienced Westminster faculty
Practical experience in principles of biblical leadership
Years To Complete
Each discipline derives its content and methodology from Scripture and therefore necessarily draws on—and informs—all other disciplines.
OT History & Theology 1
OT History & Theology 2
Poetry and Wisdom
Acts and Pauline Epistles
Hebrews to Revelation
Introduction to Systematic Theology
Doctrine of God
Doctrine of Man
Doctrine of Christ
Doctrine of the Church
Doctrine of Salvation
Introduction to Apologetics
Principles of Christian Apologetics
Church in the Modern Age
Introduction to Pastoral Theology and Ministry
Introduction to Pastoral Counseling
Theology and Practice of Preaching (or) Gospel Communication
Foundations of Leadership in the Local Church
Theology of Evangelism and Missions
Christianity and Culture
Science and Faith
Biblical Theology of Worship
Evangelism and Missions in the Local Church
Practices of Leadership in the Local Church
Expository Preaching from the New Testament
Expository Preaching from the Old Testament
Excellence in Theological Writing
Enhance your ability to proclaim the truths of Scripture to specific cultures, settings, and contexts.
Learn how private and para-church ministries do God’s work through aiding their specialized calls and missions.
Turn leadership concepts into action through spearheading an area of ministry, event, or program.
Practice the art of transforming key biblical concepts into well-communicated messages and lessons.
Learn the importance of personal devotion, spiritual and relational growth as a future ministry leader.
Go in-depth into an area of ministry responsibility of your choice.
No. The MDiv has been designed for men and women pursuing various vocational callings.
The MDiv in General Ministry may well prepare you for pastoral ministry, offering Westminster’s full, integrated curriculum with the flexibility of online and residential courses. However, students pursuing pastoral ministry, who are also able to attend residential courses may also benefit from the MDiv Pastoral Fellows program.
The MDiv General Ministry degree will prepare you to serve in a wide range of vocations. While certainly not limited to this list, students will be prepared to serve in: Seminary Leadership, Cross-cultural Ministry, Christian Education, Homeschool Parenting, Ministry/Administrative Directors, and Church Pastorate.
Yes. Westminster’s dedicated admissions team provides international students with the information and tools necessary to pursue an MDiv degree whether online or residential.
Limited scholarships are available to new students. Learn more by visiting our tuition and financial aid page.
The MDiv in General Ministry requires 111 credit hours and can be completed in three or four years. The standard track is four years. The three-year track is much more intense and demanding but certainly possible for the determined student. The coursework can also be completed on a part-time schedule, with the requirement that all credits are completed within 10 years. Contact our admissions team to discuss your goals and determine the right pace for you.
All class formats deliver the same high-quality course material taught by our faculty. On-campus programs require students to take courses at our campus in Glenside, Pennsylvania. Online programs deliver courses through state-of-the-art digital platforms and are designed to be more flexible with scheduling.
Yes, pending seat availability.
No, auditing is currently not available.
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