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MDiv in Interdisciplinary Studies

Regent University's Master of Divinity with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies program offers students a way to get a foundation in Christian ministry while customizing their degrees with courses from other disciplines. Learn more about this MDiv here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Divinity with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Spiritual maturity, strength of character, and a passion for Christian ministry are all traits Regent looks for in applicants. Prospective students are also asked to sign a Statement of Faith. Every applicant to a graduate program at Regent University should have at least a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Master of Divinity with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies program is unique in that it allows students to customize their studies to suit their goals in Christian ministry. Students have a chance to build knowledge in fundamental subjects like Church history, hermeneutics, Christian theology, and ministerial philosophy. They'll also dive into biblical languages to be able to study the Bible in Greek or Hebrew. Then, students may choose 18 credit hours in any 600-level Divinity courses -- or mix in three courses from another Regent graduate school -- to tailor their master's degree to any discipline that inspires them.

Learning Format:

Online and on campus

Program Length:

72 credits.

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Master of Divinity with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies:

The 72 credit hours required to complete this MDiv - Interdisciplinary Studies program can be done entirely online or as a mix of online and on-campus courses. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (42 credits)

  • Biblical Hermeneutics
  • New Testament
  • Old Testament
  • Unity Of The Bible
  • Pauline Theology
  • Church History 1
  • Church History 2
  • Foundation For Biblical Mission
  • Coming Of World Christianity
  • Leadership In Church & Ministry
  • Preparation Of Biblical Messages
  • Spiritual Formation Foundations
  • Christian Theology
  • Pneumatology

Biblical Languages Courses (6 credits)

  • Students choose 6 credits from the following courses:
    • Introduction to Biblical Languages
    • Biblical Hebrew 1
    • Biblical Hebrew 2
    • Biblical Greek 1
    • Biblical Greek 2

Concentration Courses (18 credits)

  • Students choose 18 credit hours from 600-level Divinity courses

Capstone Courses (6 credits)

  • Students choose one of these capstone options:
    • Clinical Pastoral Education
    • Preparing a Master's Thesis AND Master's Thesis
    • Spiritual Formation Internship AND Spiritual & Vocational Integration

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Graduates of this Master of Divinity with a concentration in Interdisciplinary Studies program might have the biblical knowledge and passion for ministry to pursue a doctoral degree. There are several options for terminal degrees in this field, for instance, students might consider:

  • Ph.D. in Renewal Theology
  • Doctor of Ministry
  • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership - Ecclesial Leadership

Career Paths:

After completing this MDiv program, students might also choose to use their theology and leadership skills to start serving in Christian ministry. Christian schools, missionary organizations, nonprofits, and churches might be ideal landing spots.

Here are some roles graduates might be prepared for:

  • Ministerial executive leadership
  • Pastor
  • Christian educator

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