Jan 29, 2023  
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Divinity + Master of Science in Leadership Dual Degree (M.Div + MSL)


93 Credit Hours


Aim and Outcomes

The Master of Divinity and Master of Science in Leadership dual degree program (MDiv + MSL) is for students who wish to assume responsibilities as executive and administrative ministers for churches or para-church organizations. For additional information, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Structure and Delivery

See each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Program Length

Dual degrees allow students to complete two degrees simultaneously with fewer credit hours required than if completing those degrees separately. Dual-degree students can complete the dual-degree requirements in three years (12 credit hours each semester, in addition to Summer courses). At an accelerated pace, it is possible to complete the degree requirements in two and one half years (15 credit hours each semester, in addition to Summer courses). For additional information, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Admission

Dual-degree applicants must be accepted into each program independently. The admission requirements and process for each degree may be found in the relevant Admission section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Degree Requirements

All dual-degree students studying for the MDiv + MSL dual degrees (93 credit hours) will complete the specified MDiv and MSL courses. For the MDiv, dual-degree students will complete the integrated core (36 credit hours), MDiv ministry-training courses (15 credit hours), and biblical languages (12 credit hours). For the MSL, dual-degree students will complete 27 credit hours of specified courses. Dual-degree students will also complete 6 credit hours of MSL/MDiv integrative work. For additional information, including any required prerequisites, see each degree in the relevant section of the Graduate and Pharmacy Catalog.

Below are the specific dual-degree requirements for the MDiv + MSL dual degrees:

Biblical Languages - 12 Credit Hours


Students may choose from Hebrew and/or Greek courses at the Elementary, Intermediate, and/or Advanced level: BIB 5013 , BIB 5023 , BIB 5203 , BIB 5213 , BIB 6233 , BIB 6243 , BIB 5033 , BIB 5043 , BIB 5113 , BIB 5123 , BIB 6103 , BIB 6113 . For students without previous biblical languages, it is recommended they take all four courses in the same biblical language.

Note:


* 3 credit hours of MDiv integrated core courses fulfill 3 credit hours of MSL elective requirements.

** Christian Ethics (MLS 5603) fulfills the MSL Ethics in Leading (LDR 5113) requirement.

*** 9 credit hours of MSL core courses fulfill 9 credit hours of MDiv elective requirements.