Master of Divinity Course Requirements

I. Major Requirements - Credits: 72

The core course requirements are spread over nine fields of study (Scripture, anthropology, church history, theology, Biblical languages, land of Israel studies, pastoral care, comparative religions and philosophy).

A. Scripture (students must select 6 courses from the following) - Credits: 18

  • 1004  Intertestamental Literature - 3
  • 1005  Synoptic Gospels - 3
  • 1006  Pauline Literature and Theology - 3
  • 1007  Johannine Literature - 3
  • 1009 Acts of the Apostles - 3
  • 1031  Torah - 3
  • 1032  Prophets - 3
  • 1033  Writings - 3
B. Anthropology (students must select 1 course) - Credits: 3
  • 1018 Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion and Society - 3
  • 1019 Anthropology of Pilgrimage - 3
C.  Church History - Credits: 6
  • 1041 Early Church History and Theology - 3
  • 1045 Eastern Christianity: Its Faith and History - 3
D. Theology - Credits: 9
  • 1056  Systematic Theology 1 - 3
  • 1057  Systematic Theology 2 - 3
  • 1058  Trends in Modern Theology - 3
E. Languages - Credits: 12
  • 1060  Introduction to New Testament Greek - 3
  • 1061  Intermediate New Testament Greek - 3
  • 1062  Introduction to Biblical Hebrew - 3
  • 1063  Intermediate Biblical Hebrew - 3
 F.  Comparative Religions - Credits: 6
  • 1079 Introduction to Islam - 3
  • 1084 Jewish-Christian Relations - 3

G.  Land of Israel Studies - Credits: 6

  • 1086 Land, Nature and Society in Biblical Times 1 - 3
  • 1087 Land, Nature and Society in Biblical Times 2 - 3

H.  Pastoral Care - Credits: 9

  • 1079 Church Management - 3
  • 1085 Biblical Counseling - 3
  • 1089 Psychology and Faith - 3

I. Philosophy (student must select 1 course) - Credits: 3

  • 1028 Religion and Public Life - 3
  • 1088 Greco-Roman Philosophy - 3

II. Practicum - Credits: 6

  • 2090 MDiv Field Practicum - 6

III. Electives (student must take 4 courses) - Credits: 12

Courses may be chosen from those listed above or from other UHL course offerings, in consultation with the academic advisor.

IV. MDiv Seminar - AP

  • 2091  MDiv Seminar Fall Semester
  • 2092  MDiv Seminar Spring Semester

The student is required to participate in the MDiv Seminar throughout their program of study.The seminar meets six times each semester. In the final year of study, the student must write a research paper in connection with the seminar.

TOTAL CREDITS EARNED FOR GRADUATION: 90